Oscar 2019 Live Action Short Film Favouritesby festival-14588 | created - 8 months ago | updated - 8 months ago | Public
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3. Skin (I) (2018)
R | 21 min | Short, Drama
In a small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10-year-old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.
5. Souls of Totality (2018)
18 min | Short, Drama, Romance
Set during the Great American Eclipse, this is a story about the sacrifices we make for love and the intensity of a looming moment that can change everything.
6. Matria (2017)
21 min | Short, Drama, Family
Faced with the challenges presented by her daily routine, Ramona tries to take refuge in the relationship that unites her to her daughter and granddaughter.
8. A Drowning Man (2017)
15 min | Short, Drama
Alone and far from home, The Kid makes his way through a strange city looking for the means to get through his day. Surrounded by predators he is forced to make compromises merely to survive, his life of exile grows one day longer.
9. Wale (2018)
20 min | Short, Drama
An 18 year old youth offender is trying to get his own business going as a mechanic. But enterprise isn't so easy when you're a young, black male with a criminal past. And it doesn't get ... See full summary »
10. Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times (2017)
12 min | Short, Drama
Alistair and Samir meet five different times, but it is only when they meet as old men that they can finally put their prejudices aside and meet as friends. This film champions friendship and compassion over separation and distrust.
12. All These Creatures (2018)
14 min | Short, Drama
An adolescent boy attempts to untangle his memories of a mysterious infestation, the unravelling of his father, and the little creatures inside us all.
13. Detainment (2018)
R | 30 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case, which shocked the world in 1993.
14. Dear Chickens (2018)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
When a stubborn old man and a fretful teenaged girl are forced to share a hospital room, an unexpected friendship forms over their hatred of fake cheerfulness and bad hospital food.
16. Magic Alps (2018)
14 min | Short, Drama
When an Afghan refugee arrives in Italy with his goat to seek asylum, an Italian immigration officer finds himself in a difficult position because he doesn't know what to do with the animal.
17. Little Match Girl (2018)
19 min | Short
Scandinavia, 1846. A poor young girl forced to sell matchsticks desperately lights one match to survive the winter night. She is drawn into a dream world where the flames of fire give her ... See full summary »