Part of 2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films.
For the 15th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar Nominated Short Films. 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. Catch the awards ceremony on screen right here at the Belcourt at our annual fundraiser, A Red Carpet Evening, Feb 9.
A SISTER (Une Soeur)
Dir. Delphine Girald | Belgium | 16 min.
A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by she must make the most important phone call of her life.
Dir.Meryam Joobeur | Tunisia/Canada | 25 min.
Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife.
NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB
Dir. Yves Piat | France | 17 min.
Two young brothers come across a donkey in the desert. Strangely, the animal wears headphones over its ears and is carrying bags full of a white powder on its back.
Dir. Bryan Buckley | USA | 23 min.
Saria 12, and her sister Ximena, devise a daring plan to escape horrendous abuse in the orphanage that houses them.
THE NEIGHBORS' WINDOW
Dir. Marshall Curry | USA | 20 min.
Alli is a mother of young children, frustrated with her daily routine and husband. But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers she can see into their apartment.
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Beyond the synopses, trailers and review links on our website, other sources of information about content and age-appropriateness for specific films can be found on Common Sense Media, IMDb and DoesTheDogDie.com as well as through general internet searches.
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