Three separate programs collectively known as Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012 begin a limited run at the Prytania Theatre today. Animated films will show at noon, 4:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. each day, while live-action shorts run at 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. The documentary shorts will have only two showings, presented by the New Orleans Film Society, at 8:00 p.m. tonight, February 9, and again at 8:00 p.m. on February 16. Information and trailers for each film are available here.