The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2019
Rodrigo Sorogoyen | Spain 2017 | Fiction | 18 min
A single mother receives the call of her seven-year-old son who is on vacation with his father in the French Basque Country. At first the call is a cause for joy, but soon it becomes a horrible nightmare when the child tells her that he is alone and cannot find his father who left a while ago.
Jeremy Comte | Canada 2018 | Fiction | 16 min
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer.
Marianne Farley | Canada 2017 | Fiction | 20 min
An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.
Vincent Lambe | Ireland 2018 | Fiction | 30 min
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 and continues to incite public outrage.
Guy Nattiv | United States 2018 | Fiction | 20 min
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.