Shorts Attack in February 2020
Live Action /Animation
Oscar Shorts 2020 – Live Action
5 films in 103 minutes
A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by she must make the most important phone call of her life.
Canada, Tunesia, Katar, Sweden 2018
When a hardened Tunisian shepherd’s son returns home after a long journey with a new wife, tension rises between father and son.
THE NEIGHBOR´S WINDOW
Alli is a mother of young children, frustrated with her daily routine and husband. But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street.
Saria 12, and her sister Ximena, devise a daring plan to escape horrendous abuse in the orphanage that houses them.
NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB
Two young brothers come across a donkey in the desert. Strangely, the animal wears headphones over its ears and is carrying bags full of a white powder on its back.
Oscar Shorts 2020 – Animation
9 films in 83 minutes
Matthew A. Cherry
It’s up to Daddy to give his daughter, Zuri, an extra-special hairstyle in this story of self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters.
In a hospital room, the Daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her Father.
A man thinks back to his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in China in the 1990s. What would his life have been like if things had gone differently?
The world appears to be changing for Louis, a painter, and his wife Michelle. In fact, recently all sorts of strange things have been happening to them.
KITBULL, directed by Rosana Sullivan and produced by Kathryn Hendrickson, reveals an unlikely connection that sparks between two creatures.
+ 4 bonus films (prenominated):
THE BIRD AND THE WHALE
A baby whale separated from his family discovers a caged bird, the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Together they struggle to survive, lost at sea.
Léo Brunel, Loris Cavalier
The two best rescue workers in the region take off for their umpteenth mission. Professionalism and efficiency all around, but things don’t really go as planned…
A determined young woman, crippled by a severe hunchback, will stop at nothing to see the world.
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