Oscar Shorts: 2024 Live Action

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139 min

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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
Directors: Misan Harriman and Nicky Bentham

18 min., UK 

THE AFTER is a poweful 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.

RED, WHITE AND BLUE
Directors: Nazrin Choudhury and Sara McFarlane

23 min., USA

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.

KNIGHT OF FORTUNE
Directors: Lasse Lyskjær Noer and Christian Norlyk

25 min., Denmark (in Swedish/Danish)

The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin, that is too much for Karl to face.

In Swedish and Danish with English subtitles.

INVINCIBLE
Directors: Vincent René-Lortie and Samuel Caron

29 min., Canada

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.

In French with English subtitles.

THE WONDERFUL STORY OF HENRY SUGAR
Directors: Wes Anderson and Steven Rales

37 min., US/UK 

Chronicles a variety of stories, but the main one follows Henry Sugar, who is able to see through objects and predict the future with the help of a book he stole.

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Frida

March 7 - 14

An intimately raw and magical journey through the life, mind, and heart of iconic artist Frida Kahlo.

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Persepolis (2007)

March 30 & April 2

PERSEPOLIS is the poignant story of a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.

 

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Mississippi Masala (1991)

March 23 & 26

Years after her Indian family was forced to flee their home in Uganda by the dictatorship of Idi Amin, twentysomething Mina finds herself helping to run a motel in the faraway land of Mississippi.

 

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Eve’s Bayou (1997)

March 16 & 19

A young girl with a philandering father and a psychic aunt comes of age in a Louisiana bayou.

 

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A League of Their Own (1992)

March 9 & 12

Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amid their own growing rivalry.

 

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