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2020 Oscar Shorts: Live Action

For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2020 Short Film (Live Action)nominees below.
(R, 104 minutes)


Friday, January 31, 2020

8:15 PM

Saturday, February 1, 2020

4:15 PM

Sunday, February 2, 2020

5:00 PM

Monday, February 3, 2020

9:00 PM

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

6:00 PM

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

4:15 PM

Thursday, February 6, 2020

3:30 PM

Friday, February 7, 2020

5:00 PM

Saturday, February 8, 2020

5:15 PM

Sunday, February 9, 2020

4:15 PM

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

5:00 PM

Thursday, February 13, 2020

4:30 PM

The Oscars 2020 Short Film (Live Action) nominations have been announced! The nominees for Short Film (Live Action) are: BROTHERHOOD, NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB, THE NEIGHBORS' WINDOW, SARIA, and A SISTER.


Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son Malek returns home to rural Tunisia with a mysterious young wife in tow. The emotional complexities of a family reunion and past wounds lead to tragic consequences.
Director(s): Meryam Joobeu, Maria Gracia Turgeon
Genre(s): Short, Drama, Family
(NR, 25 min.)

In south Tunisia, two football fan brothers bump into a headphones-wearing donkey in the desert on the border of Algeria. Unaware that two men are waiting for the donkey and its hidden drug stash, the brothers take the animal back home with them.
Director(s): Yves Piat, Damien Megherbi
Genre(s): Short, Comedy, Drama
(NR, 17 min.)

The life of a middle-aged woman with small children is shaken up when two free-spirited 20-somethings move in across the street.
Director:Marshall Curry
Genre(s): Short, Drama
(NR, 20 min.)

Inseparable orphaned sisters Saria and Ximena are fighting against daily abuse and unimaginable hardship at the Virgen de La Asuncion Safe Home in Guatemala when a tragic fire claims the lives of 41 orphaned girls.
Director:Bryan Buckley, Matt Lefebvre
Genre(s): Short, Drama
(NR, 23 min.)

A SISTER (Une soeur)

An emergency services dispatcher must tap into all her professional skills when she receives a call from a woman in a desperate situation.
Director: Delphine Girard
Genre(s): Short, Drama, Thriller
(NR, 16 min.)

Ratings guidelines:
Live Action Shorts: R, as usual. Thankfully a lot lighter than last year’s Live Action program! But it still deals with adult themes and issues, and is not for children.

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