Oscar-nominated shorts

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Friday, February 14, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 15, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, February 16, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.: Oscar- Nominated Documentary Short Films. Muenzinger Auditorium. 2301 Colorado Ave., Boulder, 303-492-1531.

The International Film Series will be screening the Oscar-nominated documentary shorts this weekend. The showcase is a rare chance to see the films locally prior to the Academy Awards ceremony. Among the five nominated titles are the uplifting “Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life,” about 106-year-old Holocaust survivor and pianist Alice Herz Sommer, and “Facing Fear,” about a former neo-Nazi and the victim of one of his hate crimes becoming friends.