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16th Annual Showcase of Academy Award®-Nominated Documentaries and Short Subjects
  • Date: Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - Sunday, February 09, 2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater

The National Archives is proud to host the 16th annual free screenings of the Academy Award® nominees in four categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film.

If you have any questions, please contact members@archivesfoundation.org

Documentary Feature Nominees

Wednesday, February 5 at 7:00 p.m.
The Cave (Feras Fayyad, Kirstine Barfod and Sigrid Dyekjær)
(104 minutes, unrated)

Thursday, February 6 at 7:00 p.m.
American Factory (Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert)
(115 minutes, rated TV-14)

Friday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m.
The Edge of Democracy (Petra Costa, Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris and Tiago Pavan)
(121 minutes, rated TV-14)

Saturday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m.
For Sama (Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts)
(100 minutes, rated TV-PG)

Sunday, February 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Honeyland (Ljubo Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska and Atanas Georgiev)
(86 minutes, unrated)

Live Action Short Film Nominees

Saturday, February 8 at Noon. 
Brotherhood (Meryam Joobeur and Maria Gracia Turgeon)
Nefta Football Club (Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi)
The Neighbors’ Window (Marshall Curry)
Saria (Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre)
A Sister (Delphine Girard )

Total Running Time: 106 minutes.

Animated Short Film Nominees

Saturday, February 8 at 3:30 p.m.
Dcera (Daughter) (Daria Kashcheeva)
Hair Love (Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver)
Kitbull (Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson)
Memorable (Bruno Collet and Jean-François Le Corre)
Sister (Siqi Song)

Total Running Time:  51 minutes

Documentary Short Subject Nominees

Sunday, February 9 at 11:00 a.m.
In the Absence (Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam)
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl) (Carol Dysinger and Elena Andreicheva)
Life Overtakes Me (John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson)
St. Louis Superman (Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan)
Walk Run Cha-Cha (Laura Nix and Colette Sandstedt) 

Total Running Time:  154 minutes

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