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The Oscar season is just around the corner! So, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be screening some of the short films that have been nominated for cinema’s most prestigious award. We’ll be showing films from both the Animated Shorts category and the Live Action Shorts category on March 8th and March 9th, respectively. We’ll also have ballots available for attendees, so you can cast your vote for the films you think best deserve to take home the handsome golden statue.

It’s a great honor to offer our community the chance to see these amazing and creative films before the official Academy Awards broadcast taking place on March 10th, 2024!

FEATURED LIVE ACTION SHORTS

 

THE AFTER – Misan Harriman, UK. 18 min. 2023

Starring: David Oyelowo, Jessica Plummer, Amelie Dokubo

Synopsis: A powerful and affecting story that follows Dayo (Olewoyo), a Londoner who has to reconnect with himself and society after witnessing a devastating attack in the capital.

 

INVINCIBLE – Vincent René-Lortie, Canada. 29 min. 2022

Synopsis: 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.

 

KNIGHT OF FORTUNE (RIDDER LYKKE) – Lasse Lyskjær, Denmark. 25 min. 2022

Synopsis: The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin – this is too much for Karl to face. It is much easier to fix a broken lamp. A chance encounter with a stranger will help him face his pain.

 

RED, WHITE AND BLUE – Nazrin Choudhury, USA. 23 min. 2023

Synopsis: 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. As Rachel contemplates the series of events that necessitated this journey and the obstacles in her path, we learn a heartbreaking truth that means her life will never be the same again.

 

THE WONDERFUL STORY OF HENRY SUGAR – Wes Anderson, UK. 37 min. 2023

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dev Patel, Ben Kingsley, Richard Ayoade

Synopsis: A beloved Roald Dahl story about a rich man who learns about a guru who can see without using his eyes and then sets out to master the skill in order to cheat at gambling.

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