2024 Oscar®-Nominated Short Films: Live Action

Directed by Various
133 minutes

For the 19th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar®-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners and experience exciting new short-form storytelling by filmmakers from around the world. A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.

LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 133 minutes)

Invincible (CANADA, 30 MINS, 2022) - Dir. Vincent René-Lortie

Inspired by a true story, Invincible recounts the last 48 hours in the life of Marc-Antoine Bernier, a 14-year-old boy on a desperate quest for freedom.

Knight of Fortune (DENMARK, 25 MINS, 2023) -  Dir. Lasse Lyskjær Noer

The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin, that is too much for Karl to face.

Red, White and Blue (USA, 23 MINS, 2023) - Dir. Nazrin Choudhury

Rachel (Brittany Snow) is a single parent living paycheck to paycheck. When an unexpected pregnancy threatens to unravel her already precarious position, she's forced to cross state lines in search of an abortion.

The After (UNITED KINGDOM, 18 MINS, 2023) - Dir. Misan Harriman

In this intense short film, a grieving rideshare driver picks up a passenger who helps him confront the past.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (UK/USA, 37 MINS, 2023) - Dir. Wes Anderson

Chronicles a variety of stories, but the main one follows Henry Sugar, who is able to see through objects and predict the future with the help of a book he stole.