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2020 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts

R | 1hr 45min

Opening at GFC: 01/31/2020

Awards Season at GFC

Upcoming Showtimes:
February 17th 2020

February 18th 2020

February 19th 2020

Synopsis:

The five short films nominated for best live action short for the 92nd Academy Awards. 

Brotherhood |  Meryan Joobeur, Tunisia, 25 min.

Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son Malek returns home to rural Tunisia with a mysterious young wife in tow. The emotional complexities of a family reunion and past wounds lead to tragic consequences.

Nefta Football Club | Yves Piat, Tunisia, France, 17 min.

In south Tunisia, two football fan brothers bump into a headphones-wearing donkey in the desert on the border of Algeria. Unaware that two men are waiting for the donkey and its hidden drug stash, the brothers take the animal back home with them.

The Neighbors’ Window | Marshall Curry, USA, 20 min.

The life of a middle-aged woman with small children is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street.

Saria |  Bryan Buckley, USA, 23 min.

Inseparable orphaned sisters Saria and Ximena are fighting against daily abuse and unimaginable hardship at the Virgen de La Asuncion Safe Home in Guatemala when a tragic fire claims the lives of 41 orphaned girls.

A Sister | Delphine Girard, Belgium, 16 min.

An emergency services dispatcher must tap into all her professional skills when she receives a call from a woman in a desperate situation.

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