None of the films listed below has big-name stars or high budgets or running times longer than 40 minutes. But they’ve still got one thing in common with blockbusters like Inception and The Social Network: They’re nominated for the 2011 Academy Awards. You’ll be able to catch them all in the theater when Magnolia releases each category as a feature-length program on Feb. 11. Until then, take a look at the clips below, then head to the comments to let us know which ones you think will take home the gold on Oscar night.


God of Love

The Crush

Wish 143

Na Wewe

The Confession


Let’s Pollute

The Gruffalo

The Lost Thing

Day & Night

Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage


Killing in the Name

The Warriors of Qiugang

Poster Girl

Sun Come Up

Strangers No More