Gold Coast Cinema Series and ShortsTV is proud to present the 2023 Oscar-nominated LIVE ACTION short films. A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. Which short will win? Join in on the fun and cast your vote for the winner on your Oscar ballot at our screening.

One lucky winner (chosen at random) from our Oscar ballot will receive a complimentary ticket to any film in our upcoming 2023 Spotlight on Jewish Film Festival starting March 14. 

In-person at the Manhasset Cinemas, 430 Plandome Road, Manhasset NY.

The nominees for the 2023 Live Action Shorts are:
An Irish Goodbye

In rural Northern Ireland, a pair of estranged brothers reunite following their mother’s untimely death.

Tom Berkeley, Ross White | 2022 | Ireland, UK | English | 23 Minutes



Ivalu is gone. Her little sister is desperate to find her. Her father does not care. The vast Greenlandic nature holds secrets. The search for Ivalu is on.

Anders Walter, Rebecca Pruzan | 2022 | Denmark | Greenlandic with English Subtitles | 17 Minutes


Le Pupille

Follow the rebellious girls of a Catholic boarding school before Christmas, a time of war and scarcity.


Alice Rohrwacher | 2022 | Italy, USA | Italian with English Subtitles | 39 Minutes


Night Ride

A cold night in December. Ebba waits for the tram to go home after a party, but the ride takes an unexpected turn.

Eirik Tveiten, Gaute Lid Larssen | 2022 | Norway | Norwegian with English Subtitles | 16 Minutes


The Red Suitcase

Luxembourg Airport. Late in the evening. A veiled 16-year-old Iranian girl is frightened to take her red suitcase on the automatic carpet. She keeps pushing back the moment to go through the arrival gate and seems more and more terrified.

Cyrus Neshvad | 2022 | Luxembourg | Persian, Luxembourgish, English, French with English Subtitles | 18 Minutes