Oscar Shorts Live Action

Presenting the five Academy Award nominated Live Action short films.

AN IRISH GOODBYE. Directed by Tom Berkeley and Ross White - UK (23min). On a farm in rural Northern Ireland, estranged brothers Turlough and Lorcan are forced to reunite following the untimely death of their mother. OSCAR WINNER: Best Short Film - Live Action

IVALU. Directed by Anders Walter and Rebecca Pruzan - Denmark (17min). 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. Directed by Alice Rohrwacher – Italy (39min). 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. Directed by Eirik Tveiten and Gaute Lid Larssen – Norway (16min). 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. Directed by Cyrus Neshvad – Luxembourg (18min). An Iranian girl decides to remove her Headscarf/Hijab in a life changing situation.

Some short films are in languages other than English, with English subtitles.
Rating M
Genre Drama
Running Time 115
Show Times

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