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2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films – Live Action Short Films

February 28 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films

Various Directors

Wednesday, February 28, 1 pm – Live Action Short Films | BUY TICKETS

NOTE: Rated R. Topics include murder, abortion, sexual abuse, and suicide. 

$12 | $8 Speed and Louisville Film Society members

For the 19th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films projected in cinemas as the artists have intended.  With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 10.


2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action Short Films

Various Directors

Program length: 133 minutes

The After

Directed by Misan Harriman

In this intense short film, a grieving rideshare driver played by David Oyelowo picks up a passenger who helps him confront the past. 2023, U.K., DCP, 18 minutes.


Directed by 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. 2022, Canada, DCP, in French with English subtitles, 30 minutes.

Knight of Fortune

Directed by 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. 2023, Denmark, DCP, in Danish and Swedish with English subtitles, 25 minutes.

Red, White, and Blue

Directed by 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. As Rachel contemplates the series of events that necessitated this journey and the obstacles placed in her path, we learn a heartbreaking truth that means her life will never be the same again. 2023, U.S., DCP, 23 minutes.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Directed by Wes Anderson

Chronicles a variety of stories by Roald Dahl, but the main one follows Henry Sugar, who can see through objects and predict the future with the help of a book he stole. With Ralph Fiennes, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Dev Patel. 2023, U.S./U.K, DCP, 37 minutes.


February 28
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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