Calendar of Events

Find an Event

14th Annual Showcase of Academy Award–Nominated Live Action Short Film Nominees

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT

Reserve a Seat

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

Theater doors will open 45 minutes before the start time. Walk-ins without reservations will be admitted 15 minutes before the start time, depending on available seats. Please note that some films may not be appropriate for general audiences.

Public registration is now open.

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.




All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.