2021 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Through our Virtual Screening Room, you can rent films curated by the Coolidge team, while helping to support the Coolidge during this unprecedented time.
For over a decade, ShortsTV has proudly brought the Oscar Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe. 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 late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen-in-need and a Deaf-Blind man.
The Letter Room
When an empathetic corrections officer gets transferred to the prison’s letter room, he soon finds escape in the deeply personal letters written to an inmate on death row. Starring Oscar Isaac and Alia Shawkat.
On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?
Two Distant Strangers
In Two Distant Strangers, cartoonist Carter James’ repeated attempts to get home to his dog are thwarted by a recurring deadly encounter that forces him to re-live the same awful day over and over again.
A man finds his stolen bicycle, which now belongs to a stranger. While attempting to retrieve it, he struggles to remain human.
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