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16th Annual Showcase of Academy Award–Nominated Films: Live Action Short Film

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 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.

Live Action Short Film Nominees

Meryam Joobeur and Maria Gracia Turgeon

Nefta Football Club
Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi

The Neighbors' Window
Marshall Curry

Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre

A Sister
Delphine Girard 

Total Running Time: 106 minutes



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