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14th Annual Showcase of Academy Award–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
  • Date: Thursday, March 01, 2018 - Sunday, March 04, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 am
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

The National Archives hosts the 14th annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.

Documentary Feature Nominees

Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 p.m.
Faces Places
Agnès Varda, JR, and Rosalie Varda
(89 minutes, rated PG)

Thursday, March 1, 7:00 p.m.
Bryan Fogel and Dan Cogan
(121 minutes, unrated)

Friday, March 2, 7:00 p.m.
Last Men in Aleppo
Feras Fayyad, Kareem Abeed, and Søren Steen Johannessen
(104 minutes, unrated)

Saturday, March 3, 7:00 p.m.
Strong Island
Yance Ford and Joslyn Barnes
(107 minutes, unrated)

Sunday, March 4, 4:00 p.m.
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
Steve James, Mark Mitten, and Julie Goldman
(88 minutes, unrated)

Saturday, March 3, noon
Live Action Short Film Nominees

DeKalb Elementary
Reed Van Dyk

The Eleven O’Clock
Derin Seale and Josh Lawson

My Nephew Emmett
Kevin Wilson, Jr.

The Silent Child
Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton

Watu Wote/All of Us
Katja Benrath and Tobias Rosen

Total Running time: 94 minutes.

Saturday, March 3, 3:30 p.m.
Animated Short Film Nominees

Dear Basketball
Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant

Garden Party
Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon

Dave Mullins and Dana Murray

Negative Space
Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata

Revolting Rhymes
Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer

Total Running Time: 53 minutes.

Sunday, March 4, 11:00 a.m.
Documentary Short Subject Nominees

Laura Checkoway and Thomas Lee Wright

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405
Frank Stiefel

Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon

Knife Skills
Thomas Lennon

Traffic Stop
Kate Davis and David Heilbroner

Total Running Time: 180 minutes.

The screenings are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in partnership with the National Archives Foundation.