2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action
d. Vincent Lambe | Ireland | 30 min
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.
d. Jeremy Comte | Canada | 17 min
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer. Alone in the wild the two boys play around. Complicity evolves into a confrontation where one wants to have power over the other. Taking proportions larger than nature, this game will not prove as harmless as they thought.
d. Rodrigo Sorogoyen | Spain | 19 min
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.
d. Marianne Farley | Canada | 19 min
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.
d. Guy Nattiv | USA | 20 min
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.
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For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 8th. We will be screening the Animated and Live Action shorts packages. 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, Feb. 24th.
- Year: 2018
- Running Time: 108 minutes
- Rating: R