Short Film categories have existed for decades; here are 5 Oscar nominated short films you should definitely watch.
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Feeling Through – Live Action Short Film
A homeless youth named Tereek (Steven Prescod) trying to find a place to stay at night. An encounter with a DeafBlind man (Robert Tarango) leads him to a path of self-discovery and in a small way, redemption. But at the end the encounter changes Tereek as they both find a way to talk to one another. It’s the first film to feature a DeafBlind actor in a leading role.
The Letter Room – Live Action Short Film
A story where a corrections officer is assigned to read incoming prisoner mail is one that fits that bill. Oscar Isaac plays the officer who gets involved with a series of letters to an inmate from an old girlfriend (Alia Shawkat).
Daughter – Animated Short Film
This animated Short film tells us about the bond between a father and his daughter. How damaged and unspoken words hurt and destroys the bond along healing process. The story shows the girls childhood memory and the misunderstanding her father prompts further issues.
Kavi – Live Action Short Film
KAVI is about a young boy in India who wants to play cricket and go to school, but instead he’s forced to make bricks as a modern-day slave.
Late Afternoon – Animated Short Film
An elderly woman drifts back through her memories down the lane. She exists between two states, being the past and the present.