Oscar Live Action Shorts

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Live Action 2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts

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About the Film:

Ireland / 30 Min / 2018
Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993 and continues to incite public outrage across the UK today.

Canada / 16 Min / 2018
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer...

Canada / 19 Min / 2017
An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.

Spain / 19 Min / 2017
A single mother receives a call from her seven-year-old son who is on vacation with his father in the French Basque Country. At first the call is a cause for joy, but soon it becomes a horrible nightmare when the child tells her that he is alone and cannot find his father who left a while ago.

USA / 20 Min / 2018
A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

Trailers for all 2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Ratings guide: R, for strong violence, language, and adult themes