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2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary
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Friday, Apr 2, 2021 12:00 AM
The 2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films are straight to your home! Virtual Release
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For the 16th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening virtually on April 2nd. 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. This year, the Academy Awards take place on Sunday, April 25th.

You have until May 8 to begin this program. Once you start watching, you have 48 hours to finish.

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (136 min, rated R)

A Love Song for Latasha – Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (U.S., 18 min.)
A dreamlike portrait of a vibrant 15-year-old girl whose shooting death sparks the 1992 L.A. Riots.

Do Not Split – Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (U.S./Norway, 20 min.)
The story of the 2019 Hong Kong protests, told through a series of demonstrations by local protestors that escalate into conflict when highly armed police appear on the scene.

Hunger Ward – Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (U.S., 40 min.)
Filmed from inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in Yemen, Hunger Ward documents two female health care workers fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war.

Colette – Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/U.S., 24 min.)
Resistance took courage in Nazi-occupied France. 75 years later, facing one's ghosts may take even more.

A Concerto Is a Conversation – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (U.S., 13 min.)
A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family’s lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall.