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Press Release
January 26, 2005

National Archives Theater to Showcase Academy Award® Nominees in Four Categories

Washington, D.C. . . February 23–27, the National Archives is the only Washington, DC venue to screen the Oscar®-nominated films in four categories. Area filmgoers will have the unique opportunity to see nominees in the Feature Documentary, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film categories before the winners are announced at the 77th Academy Awards®.

The screenings, which are free, will take place in the National Archives' William G. McGowan Theater and are open to the public by reservation only. For reservations and more information call: (202) 501-5000 or go online to: www.archives.gov/nae/visit/. The theater is on Constitution Avenue, between 7th and 9th Streets, NW, and is fully accessible.

The screenings are part of an ongoing partnership between The Foundation for the National Archives, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film.

Schedule:

Wednesday, February 23, 2005, 7 p.m.
Documentary Feature Nominee: The Story of the Weeping Camel (90 minutes)

Thursday, February 24, 2005, 7 p.m.
Documentary Feature Nominee: Twist of Faith (87 minutes)

Friday, February 25, 2005, 7 p.m.
Documentary Feature Nominee: Tupac: Resurrection (111 minutes)

Saturday, February 26, 2005, Noon
Live Action Short Film Nominees:
Everything in This Country Must
Little Terrorist
7:35 in the Morning ( 7:35 de la Mañana)
Two Cars, One Night
Wasp
(Total run time of 77 minutes)

Saturday, February 26, 2005, 3:30 p.m.
Animated Short Film Nominees:
Birthday Boy
Gopher Broke
Guard Dog
Lorenzo
Ryan
(Total run time of 38 minutes)

Saturday, February 26, 2005, 7 p.m.
Documentary Feature Nominee: Super Size Me (98 minutes)

Sunday, February 27, 2005, Noon
Documentary Short Subject Nominees:
Autism Is a World
The Children of Leningradsky
Hardwood
Mighty Times: The Children's March
Sister Rose's Passion

(Total run time of 182 minutes)

Sunday, February 27, 2005, 4 p.m.
Documentary Feature Nominee: Born into Brothels (83 minutes)

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For more information, the Press may contact the National Archives Public Affairs Staff at 202-501-5526.

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