Our Picks for the
2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films
Academy Award nomination
My Nephew Emmett (2017)
Not Rated | 20min | Short, Drama, History | 6 August 2017 (USA)
At 2:30AM on August 28, 1955 in the most racially divided state in the country, 64 year-old Mose Wright tries to protect his 14 year-old nephew Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood. Based on the true story of the 1955 murder of Emmett Louis Till.
Directed By: Katja Benrath
Written By: Julia Drache, Alexander Ikawah, Brian Munene
Runtime: 23 minutes
Studio: Hamburg Media School
Celebration of Native American Month 2018
All of Us, or simply Watu Wote is a 2017 Kenyan-German, live-action short film directed by Katja Benrath, as her graduation project at Hamburg Media School and is based on the December 2015 Mandera bus attack on a bus by militant group Al-Shabaab in Kenya riding Christians and Muslims.