Oscar Nominated Shorts 2021 – Live Action

Showings

O Cinema South Beach Sat, Apr 3 2:35 PM
O Cinema South Beach Sun, Apr 4 5:35 PM

Description

For the 16th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films! With all three categories offered – Live Action, Animated 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, so don’t miss this year’s standout selection of stellar shorts!

 

FEELING THROUGH
A late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen-in-need and a DeafBlind man.
(Directed by: Doug Roland & Susan Ruzenski / 2020 / USA / 19 mins / Not Rated)

 

THE LETTER ROOM
When a corrections officer is transferred to the letter room, he soon finds himself enmeshed in a prisoner’s deeply private life.
(Directed by: Elvira Lind & Sofia Sondervan / 2020 / USA / 33 mins / Not Rated)

 

THE PRESENT
On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift.  Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?
(Directed by: Farah Nabulsi / 2020 / Palestine / In Arabic & English with English subtitles / 25 mins / Not Rated)

 

TWO DISTANT STRANGERS
Cartoonist Carter James’ repeated attempts to get home to his dog are thwarted by a recurring deadly encounter that forces him to re-live the same awful day over and over again.
(Directed by: Travon Free & Martin Desmond Roe / 2020 / USA / 25 mins / Not Rated)

 

WHITE EYE
A man finds his stolen bicycle, which now belongs to a stranger.  While attempting to retrieve it, he struggles to remain human.
(Directed by Tomer Shushan & Shira Hochman / 2019 / Israel / In Hebrew with English subtitles / 21 mins / Not Rated)

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