2024 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action

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The 2024 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action

For the 19th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 16th. 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 10th.

The After is a powerful and affecting story that follows Dayo (Oyelowo), a Londoner who has to reconnect with himself and society after witnessing a devastating random attack in the capital. Misan Harriman and Nicky Bentham, 18 min., UK (in English)

Red, White and Blue – Rachel (Brittany Snow) is a single parent living paycheck to paycheck. When an unexpected pregnancy threatens to unravel her already precarious position, she’s forced to cross state lines in search of an abortion. As Rachel contemplates the series of events that necessitated this journey and the obstacles placed in her path, we learn a heartbreaking truth that means her life will never be the same again. Nazrin Choudhury and Sara McFarlane, 23 min., USA (in English)

Knight of Fortune – The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin, that is too much for Karl to face. Lasse Lyskjær Noer and Christian Norlyk, 25 min., Denmark (in Swedish/Danish)

Inspired by a true story,
Invincible recounts the last 48 hours in the life of Marc-Antoine Bernier, a 14-year-old boy on a desperate quest for freedom. – Vincent René-Lortie and Samuel Caron, 29 min., Canada (in French)

The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar – A beloved Roald Dahl story about a rich man who learns about a guru who can see without using his eyes and then sets out to master the skill in order to cheat at gambling. Wes Anderson and Steven Rales, 40 min., US/UK (in English)
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Genre
Short Live Action
Runtime
134
Language
English
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