14A(14A) Coarse Language, Disturbing Content

Synopsis

Short Film Compilation. The five Academy-nominated documentary short films are "End Game" (USA), "Period. End Of Sentence" (India), "A Night At The Garden" (USA), "Black Sheep" (UK), and "Lifeboat" (USA).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive, some in an aggressive context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of, references to, and descriptions of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - some blood and detail; infrequent references to and descriptions of sex trafficking and sexual abuse; infrequent references to and depictions of illness, death, and dying; infrequent depictions of corpses
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Variety of cinematic expression
  • Human migration
  • Coping with trauma

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for coarse language and disturbing content

Classification date

January 31, 2019