The National Archives Experience hosts the eighth 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 Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film and the Foundation for the National Archives.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are accepted. Free tickets are distributed at the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue, 60 minutes prior to start time. You must be present to receive a ticket. Theater doors open 30 minutes prior to start time. The saving of seats is strictly prohibited. Please note that some films may not be appropriate for general audiences.
Screening schedule (subject to availability)
Live Action Short Film Nominees
Saturday, February 25, noon.
Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane
(11 minutes; unrated)
Max Zähle and Stefan Gieren
(24 minutes; unrated)
Terry George and Oorlagh George
(30 minutes; unrated)
Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey
(10 minutes; unrated)
(25 minutes; unrated)
Total Running time: 100 minutes.
Animated Short Film Nominees
Saturday, February 25, 3:30 p.m.
9 minutes; unrated)
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg
(15 minutes; unrated)
(7 minutes; rated G)
A Morning Stroll
Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe
(7 minutes; unrated)
Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby
(14 minutes; unrated)
Total Running Time: 52 minutes.
Documentary Feature Nominees
Saturday, February 25, 7:00 p.m.
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
(105 minutes; unrated)