2022 Oscar Shorts: Live Action (R, 121 min.) *No one under the age of 13 will be permitted into any of the shorts screenings due to mature content.
Monday, March 14, 2022
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Thursday, March 17, 2022
The Oscars 2022 Short Film (Live Action) nominations have been announced! The nominees for Live Action Short Film are: ALA KACHUU - TAKE AND RUN, THE DRESS, THE LONG GOODBYE, ON MY MIND, and PLEASE HOLD.
*No one under the age of 13 will be permitted into any of the shorts screenings due to mature content.
ALA KACHUU - TAKE AND RUN A young Kyrgyz woman is kidnapped and forced to marry. A drama about the desire for freedom in the clutches of a tradition. Director: Maria Brendle, Nadine Lüchinger, Kyrgyzstan/Switzerland (NR, 38 min.)
THE DRESS A woman with limited hopes toils in a rundown motel in rural Poland, as a maid. Will the repeated visits of an interesting man, a truck driver, change the loneliness of her situation? Director(s): Tadeusz Lysiak Poland (NR, 30 min.)
THE LONG GOODBYE Riz and his family are in the middle of a typical family day in their house, whilst a far right march plays out on the telly in the background, which eventually arrives at their front door, leading to a devastating outcome. Director(s): Aneil Karia, Riz Ahmed UK/Netherlands (NR, 12 min.)
ON MY MIND Henrik wants to sing a song for his wife. It has to be today, it has to be now. It's a question of life, death and karaoke. Director(s): Martin Strange-Hansen, Kim Magnusson Denmark (NR, 18 min.)
PLEASE HOLD A young man's life is suddenly and inexplicably derailed, as he finds himself at the mercy of automated "justice." Director(s): K.D. Dávila, Levin Menekse (NR, 19 min.) USA