Oscar-nominated live action shorts (2024)

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Monday, March 4

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Tuesday, February 27

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The best live-action shorts from around the globe, guaranteed to be some of the most inventive, eye-opening work you’ll see this year.

LIVE ACTION SHORTS ( 133 minutes)

The After – Misan Harriman and Nicky Bentham, 18 min., UK (in English). Follows grieving rideshare driver (David Oyelowo) who picks up a passenger who helps him confront the past. 

Red, White and Blue – Nazrin Choudhury and Sara McFarlane, 23 min., USA (in English) The story of a single parent (Brittany Snow) who gets unexpectedly pregnant has to travel across state lines in search of an abortion. 

Knight of Fortune – 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.

Invincible – Vincent René-Lortie and Samuel Caron, 29 min., Canada (in French) Recounts the last 48 hours in the life of 14-year-old Marc-Antoine Bernier. 

The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar – Wes Anderson and Steven Rales, 37 min., US/UK (in English) An adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved story about a rich man who sets out to master an extraordinary skill to cheat at gambling.