All three films featured here are nominated in the Live Action Short Film category.
Spanish film Mother is director Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s story of a young boy who gets separated from his mother. Check out the trailer.
And here’s the filmmakers’ reaction upon hearing that the film has been nominated for an Academy Award.
French Canadian film Fauve, Jeremy Comte’s film portrays an innocent power game between two boys.
Watch the entire short film.
Lastly, Marianne Farley’s French short Marguerite is about an ageing woman and the friendship she develops with her nurse that inspires her to unearth an unacknowledged longing and to make peace with her past.
Watch the trailer.