It feels like a desperate piece made out of boredom. Not sure how it ended up in Hot Docs. Totally not deserve to be there.
Set aside the politics involved in this short, and nothing else stands up to deserve an Oscar nomination!!! There is no doubt that the situation is humiliating and bad. It's been like that for more than half of a century in that part of the world, and it's good to put the matter on spotlight and talk about it. Even if it means just creating awareness.
This short doesn't do that.
The story is lame, acting is fake, there is…