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🏆 2024 Oscar shortlists
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Films that are shortlisted for the 96th annual Academy Awards. Nominees were announced on December 21, 2023.

The shortlists are International Feature Film, Documentary, Sound, Original Score, Original Song, Makeup and Hairstyling, Visual Effects, Live-Action Short Film, Documentary Short Subject, and Animated Short Film.

This playlist is the list of films that were mentioned, in no particular order.

The awards ceremony is expected to take place on March 10, 2024.


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Movie: Barbie ( 2023 )
Barbie suffers a crisis that leads her to question her world and her existence.
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Movie: 27 (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
Alice is 27 years old today. Even though she is suffocating a bit, she still lives with her parents and tends to live in her dreams to escape her dreary everyday life. After a psychedelic party on a factory roof, she has a serious drunken bike accident. Will this give her the courage to become an adult?
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Movie: 32 Sounds ( 2022 )
Explores the elemental phenomenon of sound and its power to bend time, cross borders, and profoundly shape our perception of the world around us.
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Movie: A Kind of Testament (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
A young woman comes across animations on the Internet that have clearly been created from her private selfies. A stranger with the same name confesses to identity theft. But death is quicker than the answer to the question: "Why?"
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Movie: A Still Small Voice ( 2023 )
An aspiring hospital chaplain begins a yearlong residency in spiritual care, only to discover that to successfully tend to her patients, she must look deep within herself.
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Movie: 20 Days in Mariupol ( 2023 )
As the Russian invasion begins, a team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting the war's atrocities.
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Movie: Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse ( 2023 )
Miles Morales catapults across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. When the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles must redefine what it means to be a hero.
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Movie: American Fiction ( 2023 )
A novelist who's fed up with the establishment profiting from Black entertainment uses a pen name to write a book that propels him into the heart of the hypocrisy and madness he claims to disdain.
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Movie: American Symphony ( 2023 )
In this deeply intimate documentary, musician Jon Batiste attempts to compose a symphony as his wife, writer Suleika Jaouad, undergoes cancer treatment.
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Movie: Amerikatsi ( 2022 )
Charlie escapes the Armenian genocide as a boy by fleeing to the United States, but he returns as an adult and is arrested. He watches an Armenian couple from his prison cell, finally learning about his homeland.
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Movie: Apolonia, Apolonia ( 2023 )
The talented Apolonia grows up seeking her place in the art world while grappling with the agonies and joys of womanhood and relationships in a world dominated by patriarchy, capitalism, and war.
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Movie: Beau Is Afraid ( 2023 )
Following the sudden death of his mother, a mild-mannered but anxiety-ridden man confronts his darkest fears as he embarks on an epic, Kafkaesque odyssey back home.
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Movie: Beyond Utopia ( 2023 )
The story of several families as they attempt to escape oppression in North Korea, revealing a world most of us have never seen.
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Movie: Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
The joyful hand games played by Black girls from generation to generation.
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Movie: Bobi Wine: The People's President ( 2023 )
Follows Ugandan opposition leader, activist and musical star Bobi Wine. He used his music to fight the regime led by Yoweri Museveni, the person who led the country for 35 years.
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Movie: Camp Courage (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
In this documentary, a girl displaced by the war in Ukraine heads to a summer camp in the Alps with her grandmother, testing the limits of her bravery.
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Movie: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes ( 2023 )
Coriolanus Snow mentors and develops feelings for the female District 12 tribute during the 10th Hunger Games.
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Movie: Asteroid City ( 2023 )
Following a writer on his world famous fictional play about a grieving father who travels with his tech-obsessed family to small rural Asteroid City to compete in a junior stargazing event, only to have his world view disrupted forever.
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Movie: Deciding Vote (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
50 years ago, assemblyman George Michaels cast a single vote on New York's abortion bill that changed the course of American history but destroyed his political career in the process.
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Movie: Desperate Souls, Dark City and the Legend of Midnight Cowboy ( 2022 )
Follows the behind-the-scenes odyssey to get Midnight Cowboy produced, as well as the tumultuous era in which the movie was released and embraced.
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Movie: Elemental ( 2023 )
Follows Ember and Wade, in a city where fire-, water-, earth- and air-residents live together.
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Movie: Fallen Leaves ( 2023 )
In modern-day Helsinki, two lonely souls in search of love meet by chance in a karaoke bar. However, their path to happiness is beset by obstacles - from lost phone numbers to mistaken addresses, alcoholism, and a charming stray dog.
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Movie: Ferrari ( 2023 )
Set in the summer of 1957, with Enzo Ferrari's auto empire in crisis, the ex-racer turned entrepreneur pushes himself and his drivers to the edge as they launch into the Mille Miglia, a treacherous 1,000-mile race across Italy.
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Movie: Four Daughters ( 2023 )
Between light and darkness stands Olfa, a Tunisian woman and the mother of four daughters. One day, her two older daughters disappear. To fill in their absence, the filmmaker Kaouther Ben Hania invites professional actresses and invents a unique cinema experience that will lift the veil on Olfa and her daughters' life stories. An intimate journey of hope, rebellion, v...Read all
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Movie: Godland ( 2023 )
At the end of the 19th century, a young Danish priest is sent to a remote part of Iceland. The deeper he travels into the Icelandic landscape, the more he loses a sense of his own reality, his mission and his sense of duty.
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Movie: Godzilla Minus One ( 2023 )
Post war Japan is at its lowest point when a new crisis emerges in the form of a giant monster, baptized in the horrific power of the atomic bomb.
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Movie: Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project ( 2024 )
A look at the life of poet, Nikki Giovanni and the revolutionary historical periods through which she lived, from the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter.
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Movie: Golda ( 2023 )
Focuses on the intensely dramatic and high-stakes responsibilities and decisions that Golda Meir, also known as the 'Iron Lady of Israel,' faced during the Yom Kippur War.
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Movie: Good Boy ( 2023 )
Christian - a millionaire heir, meets Sigrid - a young student, on a dating app. They hit it off quickly, but there's only one problem: Christian lives with Frank, a man who dresses up and constantly acts like a dog.
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Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 ( 2023 )
Still reeling from the loss of Gamora, Peter Quill rallies his team to defend the universe and one of their own - a mission that could mean the end of the Guardians if not successful.
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Movie: Flora and Son ( 2023 )
A single mom at war with her son is trying to find a hobby for him. One day, she rescues a guitar from a dumpster.
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Movie: How We Get Free (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
Over the course of two years, How We Get Free follows Elisabeth Epps as she works to abolish cash bail in Colorado and put an end to the criminalization of poverty. Epps is the founder of the Colorado Freedom Fund, one of the over 100 community bail funds around the country, which started to help incarcerated individuals who can't afford their bail before trial. For E...Read all
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Movie: In the Rearview ( 2023 )
A Polish van traverses the roads of Ukraine. On board, the driver-director and evacuated people, following the Russian invasion. The vehicle becomes a fragile and temporary refuge, a zone of confidences of exiles.
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Movie: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny ( 2023 )
Archaeologist Indiana Jones races against time to retrieve a legendary artifact that can change the course of history.
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Movie: The Color Purple ( 2023 )
A woman faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.
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Movie: Killers of the Flower Moon ( 2023 )
When oil is discovered in 1920s Oklahoma under Osage Nation land, the Osage people are murdered one by one - until the FBI steps in to unravel the mystery.
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Movie: Knight of Fortune (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin, that is too much for Karl to face. Then it's much easier to fix a broken lamp. Karl meets Torben - a destined brother. An absurd, humorous, and melodic meeting between two old men captured by grief. Knight Of Fortune is a short film written and directed by Lasse Lyskjær Noer and produced in Den...Read all
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Movie: Koerkorter (Short 2022) ( 2023 )
Ills of fortune have deported a ballet dancer Sergei to a suburban kolhoz. Here he's having his mundane fights against routine, domestic animals and alcohol.
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Movie: Last Song from Kabul (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
The riveting, heroic story of young orphaned girls whose music school was closed after the Taliban took over Afghanistan as they escape to Portugal to try and rebuild their fractured lives and begin to play music again.
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Movie: Maestro ( 2023 )
This love story chronicles the lifelong relationship of conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein and actress Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein.
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Movie: Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One ( 2023 )
Ethan Hunt and his IMF team must track down a dangerous weapon before it falls into the wrong hands.
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Movie: Nai Nai & Wài Pó (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
It centers on Nai Nai and Wài Pó, my grandmas. Together, they are a grandma super team that dances, stretches, and farts their sorrows away.
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Movie: Napoleon ( 2023 )
An epic that details the checkered rise and fall of French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte and his relentless journey to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his wife, Josephine.
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TV Show: Oasis ( 2023 )
A period drama set in a turbulent Republic of Korea from the 1980s to the 1990s. It contains the fierce life, revenge, and conflict of young people who had to live after power and wealth regardless of means or means in wrong social values.
 
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Movie: Once Upon a Studio (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
When two new employees spend the night at Walt Disney Animation Studios, they see characters from the past and present come to life, and they all come together to take a photo for Disney's 100th anniversary celebration.
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Movie: Oppenheimer ( 2023 )
The story of American scientist, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.
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Movie: Pachyderme (Short 2022) ( 2022 )
Like every summer, Louise stays at her grandparents in the countryside for a few days during the holidays. It will snow at the height of summer and a monster is going to die.
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Movie: Perfect Days ( 2023 )
A janitor in Japan drives between jobs listening to rock music.
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Movie: Poor Things ( 2024 )
The incredible tale about the fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter.
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Movie: Past Lives ( 2023 )
Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrested apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Twenty years later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront notions of love and destiny.
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Movie: Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire ( 2023 )
When a peaceful settlement on the edge of a distant moon finds itself threatened by the armies of a tyrannical ruling force, a mysterious stranger living among its villagers becomes their best hope for survival.
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Movie: Red, White and Blue (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
Rachel (Brittany Snow) is a single parent living paycheck to paycheck. When an unexpected pregnancy threatens to unravel her already precarious position, she's forced to cross state lines in search of an abortion. As Rachel contemplates the series of events that necessitated this journey and the obstacles placed in her path, we learn a heartbreaking truth that means h...Read all
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Movie: Rustin ( 2023 )
Activist Bayard Rustin faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of Civil Rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington.
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Movie: Saltburn ( 2023 )
A student at Oxford University finds himself drawn into the world of a charming and aristocratic classmate, who invites him to his eccentric family's sprawling estate for a summer never to be forgotten.
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Movie: Society of the Snow ( 2024 )
The flight of a rugby team crashes on a glacier in the Andes. The few passengers who survive the crash find themselves in one of the world's toughest environments to survive.
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Movie: Stamped from the Beginning ( 2023 )
A hybrid documentary/scripted feature based on Dr. Kendi's National Book Award-winning "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas".
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Movie: Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie ( 2023 )
Follows the life of beloved actor and advocate Michael J. Fox, exploring his personal and professional triumphs and travails, and what happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease.
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Movie: Strange Way of Life (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
After twenty-five years Silva rides a horse across the desert to visit his friend Sheriff Jake. They celebrate the meeting, but the next morning Jake tells him that reason for his trip is not to go down the memory lane of their friendship.
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Movie: The ABCs of Book Banning (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
Reveals the voices of the impacted parties of books banned from school districts, inspiring hope for the future through the profound insights of inquisitive youthful minds.
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Movie: The After (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
In this intense short film, a grieving rideshare driver picks up a passenger who helps him confront the past.
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Movie: The Anne Frank Gift Shop (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
Is there a wrong way to talk about the Holocaust? That's the question at the heart of THE ANNE FRANK GIFT SHOP, a dark comedy about anti-Semitism that packs a vital and timely message. When a high-end design firm presents its plans to reimagine the gift shop at The Anne Frank House, the company's overt appeal to Generation Z sparks a debate about collective trauma, th...Read all
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Movie: The Barber of Little Rock (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
The Barber of Little Rock explores America's widening racial wealth gap through the story of Arlo Washington, a local barber whose visionary approach to a just economy can be found in the mission of People Trust, the nonprofit community bank he founded. Experiencing the effects of generational poverty and structural racism firsthand, Arlo understands his hometown of L...Read all
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Movie: The Boy and the Heron ( 2023 )
A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning.
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Movie: The Creator ( 2023 )
Against the backdrop of a war between humans and robots with artificial intelligence, a former soldier finds the secret weapon, a robot in the form of a young child.
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Movie: The Eternal Memory ( 2023 )
Augusto and Paulina have been together for 25 years. Eight years ago, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Both fear the day he no longer recognizes her.
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Movie: Flamin' Hot ( 2023 )
This is the inspiring true story of Richard Montañez who, as a Frito Lay janitor, disrupted the food industry by channeling his Mexican heritage to turn Flamin' Hot Cheetos from a snack into an iconic global pop culture phenomenon.
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Movie: The Holdovers ( 2023 )
A cranky history teacher at a remote prep school is forced to remain on campus over the holidays with a troubled student who has no place to go and a grieving cook.
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Movie: The Killer ( 2023 )
After a fateful near-miss, an assassin battles his employers and himself, on an international manhunt he insists isn't personal.
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Movie: The Last Repair Shop (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
Tells the story of four unassuming heroes who ensure no student is deprived of the joy of music. It is also a reminder of how music can be the best medicine, stress reliever and even an escape from poverty.
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Movie: The Last Voyage of the Demeter ( 2023 )
A crew sailing from Varna (Bulgaria) by the Black Sea to England find that they are carrying very dangerous cargo.
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Movie: The Monk and the Gun ( 2023 )
An American who travels into Bhutan in search of a treasure and crosses path with a young monk who wanders through the serene mountains, instructed by his teacher to make things right again.
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Movie: The Mother of All Lies ( 2023 )
A Moroccan woman's search for truth tangles with a web of lies in her family history. As a daughter and filmmaker, she fuses personal and national history as she reflects on the 1981 Bread Riots, drawing out connections to modern Morocco.
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Movie: The One Note Man (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
A musical man lives a careful life. Each day is like the next, just how he likes it. One day, however, misfortune and fate collide, breaking his routine and rocking his world forever.
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Movie: The Promised Land ( 2024 )
The story of Ludvig Kahlen who pursued his lifelong dream: To make the heath bring him wealth and honor.
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Movie: The Shepherd (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
On Christmas Eve, a fighter pilot on his way home gets lost mid-flight over water and needs a miracle to land safely.
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Movie: The Taste of Things ( 2024 )
The story of Eugenie, an esteemed cook, and Dodin, the fine gourmet who she has been working for over the last 20 years.
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Movie: The Teachers' Lounge ( 2023 )
When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her.
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Movie: The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
Chronicles a variety of stories, but the main one follows Henry Sugar, who is able to see through objects and predict the future with the help of a book he stole.
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Movie: The Zone of Interest ( 2023 )
Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss and his wife Hedwig strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden beside the camp.
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Movie: To Kill a Tiger ( 2023 )
Ranjit, a farmer in India, takes on the fight of his life when he demands justice for his 13-year-old daughter, the victim of a brutal gang rape. His decision to support his daughter is virtually unheard of, and his journey unprecedented.
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Movie: Totems (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
When Bastien dies, his group of friends decide to get hold of his sex toy collection before his mother finds out. This is a story of friendship, love and farewell.
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Movie: Wild Summon (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
A natural history fantasy film, following the dramatic lifecycle of the wild salmon in human form.
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Movie: Yellow (Short 2023) ( 2023 )
In Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, a woman walks into a chadari store in Kabul to buy her first full-body veil and face an uncertain future.