Oscar-nominated short ‘Night Ride’ challenges viewers to take a stand when others are targeted by persecution and prejudice

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New York Daily News

A short film about an accidental tram heist in Norway highlights anti-LGBTQ violence, the multilayered complexities of helping others, and the power of camaraderie — all in just over 15 minutes. “Night Ride,” a film by Norwegian writer-director Eirik Tveiten, is a poignant tale that makes viewers reevaluate their reaction when they see prejudice, injustice and persecution. Ultimately, it’s a film about “standing up to harassment,” the 55-year-old filmmaker told the Daily News, — more specifically anti-transgender harassment. “Night Ride” takes place on a frigid December night in the Norwegian …

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