For the 16th 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 before the Academy Awards on Sunday, April 25th.
Live Action Narrative Nominees:
FEELING THROUGH (USA, 19 min)
A late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen in need and a man who is DeafBlind.
THE LETTER ROOM (USA, 33 min)
When a corrections officer is transferred to the letter room, he soon finds himself enmeshed in a prisoner’s deeply private life.
THE PRESENT (Palestine, 25 min)
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?
TWO DISTANT STRANGERS (USA, 25 min)
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.
WHITE EYE (Israel, 21 min)
A man finds his stolen bicycle, which now belongs to a stranger. While attempting to retrieve it, he struggles to remain human.