Oscar Shorts 2020. Live Action

Oscar Shorts 2020. Игровое кино
Brotherhood - d. Meryan Joobeur | Tunisia | 25 min.
Nefta Football Club - d. Yves Piat | Tunisia, France | 17 min.
The Neighbors' Window - d. Marshall Curry | USA | 20 min.
Saria - d. Bryan Buckley | USA | 23 min.
A Sister - d. Delphine Girard | Belgium | 16 min.
104 min., 16+

NEFTA Football Club

2018, France, Tunisia, Algeria, 17 min.
In a Tunisian village, children are playing football on a wasteland. Meanwhile, Abdallah and Mohammed come across a donkey with headphones on his ears and bags full of a white powder on his back. The two young brothers decide to bring those bags back to their village.
Director:
Yves Piat, Damien Megherbi
Cast:
Eltayef Dhaoui, Mohamed Ali Ayari, Lyès Salem, Hichem Mesbah
Language:
Arabic

The Neighbors’ Window

2019, USA, 20 min.
It tells the story of a middle aged woman with small children whose life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street.
Director:
Marshall Curry
Cast:
Maria Dizzia, Greg Keller, Juliana Canfield, Bret Lada
Language:
English

Saria

2019, USA, 22 min.
SARIA explores the unimaginable hardships faced by young female orphans at the Virgen de La Asuncion Safe Home in Guatemala, leading up to the tragic fire which claimed 41 of their lives in 2017. We follow the story of two inseparable orphaned sisters - Saria 12, and her sister Ximena 14, as they fight against mounting daily physical abuse at the very institution designed to protect them. In the sisters' desperation for survival, they devise a daring plan of escape for all the orphans to find freedom in America.
Director:
Bryan Buckley
Cast:
Estefanía Tellez, Gabriela Ramírez, Verónica Zúñiga
Language:
Spanish

Brotherhood

2018, Canada, Tunisia, 24 min.
Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife.
Director:
Meryam Joobeur, Maria Gracia Turgeon
Cast:
Kais Ayari, Mohamed Grayaâ, Mouldi Kriden
Language:
Arabic

Une sœur

2018, Belgium, 16 min.
A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by she must make the most important phone call of her life.
Director:
Delphine Girard
Cast:
Veerle Baetens, Selma Alaoui, Guillaume Duhesme
Language:
French

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