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16th Annual Showcase of Academy Award–Nominated Films: Documentary Short Subject

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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The National Archives hosts 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. Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in partnership with the National Archives Foundation.

Register online or call 202-357-6814. 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.

Documentary Short Subject Nominees

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



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