From a young Afghani refugee lost in a Swiss city to two brothers’ relationships with their pet chickens to Sally Hawkins as a crisis hotline worker, the live-action short Oscar category boasts a wide variety of stories.
You can watch the trailers for all of the nominees below. Tune in to the live telecast of the 87th annual Academy Awards on Feb 22 on ABC to see who takes home the golden statue.
Aya, Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis
Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak), Hu Wei and Julien Feret
Boogaloo and Graham, Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney
The Phone Call, Mat Kirkby and James Lucas
Parvaneh, Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger