Oscar Live Action Shorts

Run Time: 124 min. Format: Digital Rating: R Release Year: 2013

OPENING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7! Since 2006, the theatrical release of the Academy Award Nominated Short films has been met by enthusiastic audiences and Nitehawk is pleased to present OSCAR® Nominated Short Film Live Action and Animation for the third year in a row. 

The OSCAR® Nominated Short Film Live Action works are:

AQUEL NO ERA YO (THAT WASN’T ME)
Director: Esteban Crespo

Paula, a Spanish aid worker, has an encounter with an African child soldier named Kaney.

AVANT QUE DE TOUT PERDRE (JUST BEFORE LOSING EVERYTHING)
Directors: Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras
Miriam has left her abusive husband and taken refuge with her children in the local supermarket where she works.

HELIUM
Directors Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson
A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land called HELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor.

PITAAKO MUN KAIKKI HOITAA? (DO I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING?) Directors: Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari
Sini tries frantically to get her family ready to leave for a wedding, but her husband and two children are interfering with her efforts.

THE VOORMAN PROBLEM
Directors: Mark Gill and Baldwin Li
A psychiatrist is called to a prison to examine an inmate named Voorman, who is convinced he is a god.

Watch trailers and get more information by visiting the OSCAR SHORTS page.

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