Oscar Shorts 2020: Live Action
UICA Members: $5, Public: $10
Suggested rating: R
Warning: The themes tackled in this year’s Live Action program are adult themed and considered heavy.
UICA is proud to present the 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films presented by Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures. This exclusive release features the year’s most anticipated short films across Live-Action, Animation, and Documentary categories. See the films that critics are raving about and predict the winners before the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony happening Sunday, Feb 9th, 2020 in Hollywood, CA.
A night. a car. a lie is in trouble. to get by she must make the most important call of her life.
Director: Une Soeur
Runtime: 16 minutes
Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife and the tension between father and son rises over three days until reaching a breaking point.
Director: Meryam Joobeur
Runtime: 25 minutes
Origin: Canada | Tunisia | Quatar | Sweden
Nefta Football Club
Two young brothers come across a donkey in the desert. Strangely, the animal is wearing headphones over its ears.
Director: Yves Piat
Runtime: 17 minutes
Origin: France | Tunisia
The tale of two inseparable orphaned sisters, Saria and Ximena, as they fight against daily abuse and unimaginable hardship at Virgen de la asuncion Safe home in Guatemala. Our story follows the events leading up to the tragic fire in 2017 that claimed the lives of 41 orphaned girls
Director: Bryan Buckley
Runtime: 22 minutes
The Neighbor’s Window
Tells the story of Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.
Director: Marshall Curry
Runtime: 20 minutes
Total Runtime: 104 minutes
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