2024 Oscar-Nominated Shorts - Live Action


Manhasset Cinemas Wed, Feb 28 7:00 PM

Join Gold Coast Cinema Series and Shorts TV as we present the nominated short films in the Live Action category from this year’s Academy Awards, and see if your favorite wins when the Oscars are presented on March 10!


The After - a grieving rideshare driver picks up a passenger who helps him confront the past. United Kingdom - 18 minutes

Invincible - 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. Canada - 30 minutes

Knight of Fortune - The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin, that is too much for Karl to face. Denmark - 25 minutes

Red, White and Blue - Rachel is a single parent living paycheck to paycheck. When an unexpected pregnancy threatens to unravel her already precarious position, she contemplates a series of events and obstacles placed in her path, and a heartbreaking truth that means her life will never be the same again. USA - 23 minutes

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar - 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. UK/USA - 37 minutes

*Content Advisory – as with years past, the Live Action Short Films may not be suitable for all audiences due to its sensitive content. This year’s shorts has an R rating – topics include murder, abortion, sexual abuse, and suicide. Please read the film descriptions – viewer discretion is advised.