2016 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts
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2016 Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts

by Jon RobertsAve Maria (Palestine, dir. Basil Khalil) Funded by Palestine, this short film plays with differences in religious beliefs while maintaining a fun, humorous tone throughout. Ave Maria ​takes place at a nunnery in the West Bank after an Israeli family’s car breaks down outside. The film addresses the oddities in both religions, as … Continue reading