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For the 18th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 17th. 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 12th.
LIVE ACTION SHORTS (115 minutes)
An Irish Goodbye – Tom Berkeley and Ross White, UK, 23m
On a farm in rural Northern Ireland, estranged brothers Turlough and Lorcan are forced to reunite following the untimely death of their mother.
Ivalu– Anders Walter and Rebecca Pruzan, Denmark, 17m
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 – Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 39m
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 – Eirik Tveiten and Gaute Lid Larssen, Norway, 16m
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 – Cyrus Neshvad, Luxembourg, 18m
An Iranian girl decides to remove her Headscarf/Hijab in a life changing situation.
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