See all the nominees before the winner is declared at the Academy Awards Ceremony on March 4!
- DeKalb Elementary
– Reed Van Dyk, USA, 20 minutes
Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.
- The Silent Child
– Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton, UK, 20 minutes
The Silent Child centers around a profoundly deaf four year old girl named Libby who is born into a middle class family and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.
- My Nephew Emmett
– Kevin Wilson, Jr., USA, 20 minutes
In 1955, a Mississippi preacher tries to protect his 14-year-old nephew, Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood. Based on true events.
- The Eleven O’Clock
– Derin Seale and Josh Lawson, Australia, 13 minutes
The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the session gets out of control.
- Watu Wote/All of Us
– Katja Benrath and Tobias Rosen, Germany, 22 minutes
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, Muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.