A block of the films nominated for Best Short Film (Live Action) at this year's Academy Awards.
Detainment - Vincent Lambe and Darren Mahon In 1993, ten-year-old friends Jon and Robert are brought to an English police station for questioning after CCTV footage implicates them in the kidnapping and murder of a two-year-old boy.
Fauve - Jeremy Conte and Maria Gracia Turgeon At an isolated surface mine in the Quebec countryside, two boisterous young boys run wild, challenging each other to reckless tests of endurance and daring, with only nature as their witness.
Marguerite - Marianne Farley and Marie-Helene Panisset Elderly Marguerite is cared for by kindly nurse Rachel and the two become friends. As the lonely Marguerite learns more about Rachel, feelings from her youth resurface, prompting her to examine and accept her past desires.
Mother - Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Maria del Puy Alvarado While chatting with her mother at her apartment in Spain, Marta receives a phone call from her six-year-old son Iván, who is on vacation with his father in France. Marta quickly realizes that something is desperately wrong and that she has very little time to solve the problem.
Skin - Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman After spending the day shooting guns and relaxing at the lake with several white supremacist friends, Jeffrey and Christa head home with their young son Troy. Stopping at a grocery store, Jeffrey is irate when Jaydee, an African-American man, is friendly to Troy, and Jaydee's innocent act results in bloodshed.