2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action

2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action

The live action short films nominated for the 2020 Academy Awards A Sister, Brotherhood, Nefta Football Club, Saria, and this year's winnner The Neighbors' Window screening in one place.

A Sister

dir. Delphine Girard Belgium | 16mins | 2018

A night. a car. Alie is in trouble. To get by she must make the most important call of her life.


dir. Meryam Joobeur Canada-Tunisia-Qatar-Sweden | 25mins | 2018

Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife. tension between father and son rises over three days until reaching a breaking point.

Nefta Football Club

dir. Yves Piat France-Tunisia | 17mins | 2018

Two young brothers come across a donkey in the desert. Strangly, the animal is wearing headphones over its ears.


dir. Bryan Buckley USA | 22mins | 2019

Two inseparable orphaned sisters, Saria and Ximena, fight against daily abuse and unimaginable hardship at Virgen de la asuncion Safe home in Guatemala. Saria follows the events leading up to the tragic fire in 2017 that claimed the lives of 41 orphaned girls.

The Neighbors' Window (winner)

dir. Marshall Curry USA | 20mins | 2019

Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.

Also available to stream on Curzon Home Cinema

2020's live action short films, along with animated shorts Dcera (Daughter), Sister and Memorable are available to stream on Curzon Home Cinema:

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Running Time:

103 minutes


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