Oscar Live Action (2012)

2012 Festival

Sat, May 5 @ 5:00 pm

A package of the five live-action shorts nominated for an Oscar in 2012.

Films in this package

Everybody is going to die one day.  Oskar, 70, is going to die in 6 days.  He is now ready to forgive his long estranged brother who lives somewhere on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, but how can Oskar let his brother know before it’s too late?

A neurotic inventor creates a time machine only to get caught up travelling around yesterday.

After 25 years in exile, a man returns to Ireland to show his American daughter his Belfast roots.  When she learns of his long lost best friend, she encourages her father to seek a reconciliation which leads to hilarious confusion.  Won the Oscar in 2012 for Best Live Action Short.

When Damian is forced to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in his local parish, he must choose between conforming to the status quo or serving an extended ban from football.

When a German couple’s newly adopted Indian son goes missing in Kolkata, their search uncovers much more about their son’s past than the adoption agency had led them to believe.  Nominated for an Oscar in 2012 for Best Live Action Short.