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10th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®–Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
  • Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014 - Monday, March 03, 2014
  • Time: 12:00 am
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

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

The screenings are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in partnership with the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives.

Seating is on a first–come, first–served basis. No reservations are accepted. Free tickets are distributed at the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue, 60 minutes before start time. You must be present to receive a ticket. Theater doors open 30 minutes prior to start time. The saving of seats is strictly prohibited. Please note that some films may not be appropriate for general audiences.

Documentary Feature Nominees

Wednesday, February 26, 7 p.m.
20 Feet from Stardom
Nominees to be determined
(90 minutes; rated PG-13)

Thursday, February 27, 7 p.m.
The Act of Killing
Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen
(122 minutes; unrated)

Friday, February 28, 7 p.m.
The Square
Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer
(104 minutes; unrated)

Saturday, March 1, 7 p.m.
Dirty Wars
Richard Rowley and Jeremy Scahill
(86 minutes; unrated)

Sunday, March 2, 4 p.m.
Cutie and the Boxer
Zachary Heinzerling and Lydia Dean Pilcher
(82 minutes; rated R)

Live Action Short Film Nominees

Saturday, March 1, noon

Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)
Esteban Crespo
(24 minutes; unrated)

Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything)
Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras
(30 minutes; unrated)

Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson
(23 minutes; unrated)

Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)
Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari
(7 minutes; unrated)

The Voorman Problem
Mark Gill and Baldwin Li
(13 minutes; unrated)

Total Running time: 97 minutes.

Animated Short Film Nominees

Saturday, March 1, 3:30 p.m.

Daniel Sousa and Dan Golden
(13 minutes; unrated)

Get a Horse!
Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim
(6 minutes; rated G)

Mr. Hublot
Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares
(12 minutes; unrated)

Shuhei Morita
(14 minutes; unrated)

Room on the Broom
Max Lang and Jan Lachauer
(26 minutes; unrated)

Total Running Time: 71 minutes.

Documentary Short Subject Nominees

Sunday, March 2, 11 a.m.

Jeffrey Karoff
(39 minutes; unrated)

Facing Fear
Jason Cohen
(23 minutes; unrated)

Karama Has No Walls
Sara Ishaq
(26 minutes; unrated)

The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed
(38 minutes; unrated)

Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall
Edgar Barens
(40 minutes; unrated)
Total Running Time: 166 minutes