Oscar Shorts 2023: Live Action

2023 Oscar Nominated Short Films

2023 | 115 min.

February 17 - March 21, 2023

For the 18th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered—Animated, Live Action and Documentary—this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 12.

  • Year: 2023
  • Running Time: 115 min.


An Irish Goodbye

An Irish Goodbye

Ireland, 23 min. Directors: Tom Berkeley, Ross White
On a farm in rural Northern Ireland, estranged brothers Turlough and Lorcan are forced to reunite following the untimely death of their mother.



Denmark, 16 min., Director: Anders Walter
Ivalu is gone. Her little sister is desperate to find her. Her father does not care. The vast Greenlandic nature holds secrets. Where is Ivalu?

Le pupille

Le pupille

Italy, USA, 37 min., Director: Alice Rohrwacher
From writer and director, Alice Rohrwacher, and Academy Award® winning producer, Alfonso Cuarón, Le pupille is a tale of innocence, greed and fantasy. This live action short is about desires, pure and selfish, about freedom and devotion, and about the anarchy that is capable of flowering in the minds of girls within the confines of a strict religious boarding school at Christmas.

Night Ride

Night Ride (Nattrikken)

Norway, 15 min., Director: Eirik Tveiten
It is a cold night in December. As Ebba waits for the tram, an unexpected turn of events transforms the ride home into something she was not expecting.

The Red Suitcase

The Red Suitcase (La valise rouge)

Luxembourg, 17 min., Director: Cyrus Neshvad
An Iranian girl decides to remove her Headscarf/Hijab in a life changing situation.