SkinUnited States, 2018, 21 min, Colour
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.
Producers:Guy Nattiv,Jaime Ray Newman
Sound:Nathan Van Hala
Guy Nattiv is an Academy Award® winning filmmaker from Israel. His first American short film, SKIN, won the 2019 Academy Award® for Best Live Action Short, along with many festivals around the world. It was acquired by FOX Searchlight. The feature version, also entitled SKIN, stars Jamie Bell, Vera Farmiga and Danielle Macdonald, and premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival to significant acclaim, where it won the Fipresci Critics Prize. Its European premiere was at the Berlin International Film Festival, and will also be shown in April at Tribeca. It will be distributed globally by A24 and Voltage in summer 2019.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
United States, 2019, Academy Awards , Best Live Action Short Film
Academy Awards , United States 2019 - Best Live Action Short Film
France, 2019, Clermont-Ferrand, Audience Award
Clermont-Ferrand, France 2019 - Audience Award
United States, 2018, HollyShorts FF, Best Short Film Grand Prize
HollyShorts FF, United States 2018 - Best Short Film Grand Prize
France, 2019, ECU European Independent FF, Special Jury Award
ECU European Independent FF, France 2019 - Special Jury Award
United States, 2018, San Jose IShFF , Best Short Film
San Jose IShFF , United States 2018 - Best Short Film