2013 OSCAR SHORTS - Live Action

Year 2012
Run Time 115min

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Runtime: 21 min
Director: Yan England
Canada 2011
OSCAR ® 2013 Nominee for Best Live Action Short Film
Rhodes Island International Film Festival 2012 – 1st place Best Short Film

Runtime: 18 min
Director: Bryan Buckley
A coming of age fable of a Somali boy as he struggles to survive in his war-torn land.

Runtime: 20 min
Director: Tom Van Avermaet
Soldier Nathan died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows. It is love that guides him, as his purpose is to meet Sarah again, the woman he fell in love with before he died. But then he discovers that she's already in love with someone else, jealousy clouds his mind and pushes him towards a bitter decision, not without consequences.

Runtime: 19 min
Director: Shawn Christensen
At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours. 

Runtime: 28 min
DIRECTOR: Sam French
SYNOPSIS: Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi - a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat - Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of age story of two best friends, a charismatic street urchin and a defiant blacksmith's son, who struggle to realize their dreams as they make their way to manhood in one of the most war-torn countries on Earth. Shot on location in Kabul city by an alliance of Afghan and international film makers, Buzkashi Boys is a look at the life that continues beyond the headlines of war in Afghanistan.

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