Short Film (Live Action) Oscar Nominations 2021

Short Film (Live Action) Oscar Nominations 2021

The Oscars 2021 Short Film (Live Action) nominations have been announced! Five films were narrowed down from a shortlist, and are now competing to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar, with the winner revealed when The Oscars airs LIVE SUNDAY APRIL 25 8e|5p on ABC. The nominees for Short Film (Live Action) are: FEELING THROUGH, THE LETTER ROOM, THE PRESENT, TWO DISTANT STRANGERS and WHITE EYE. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2021 Short Film (Live Action) nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2021 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2021 nominations list right here on


Doug Roland and Susan Ruzenski

Film Synopsis
Tereek, a teen wandering the streets of New York and desperate for a place to crash, encounters Artie, a deaf and blind man in need of help getting home. What begins as an awkward meeting between strangers quickly becomes an intimate bond between friends, and a journey that forever changes Tereek.

Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan

Film Synopsis
A correctional officer gets transferred to a job in the prison's letter room, where a new world suddenly opens up to him.

Farah Nabulsi and Ossama Bawardi

Film Synopsis
On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?

Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe

Film Synopsis
A Black artist on his way home finds himself stuck in a loop, repeatedly killed by the same white police officer, as he tries to figure out how to break the cycle.

Tomer Shushan and Shira Hochman

Film Synopsis
A man searches for his stolen bicycle and discovers it in the possession of a stranger. In his attempts to retrieve the bicycle, the man struggles to maintain his humanity.

The 93rd Oscars®, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
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