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Academy Award Animated Short Film Nominees

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Reserve a Seat

The National Archives hosts the 15th 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.


Animal Behaviour
Alison Snowden and David Fine

Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb

Late Afternoon
Louise Bagnall and Nuria González Blanco

One Small Step
Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas

Trevor Jimenez

Total Running Time: 56 minutes


All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.