The public is invited to attend screenings of Academy Award nominees in four categories for free at National Archives beginning Wednesday.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and saving seats is prohibited. Reservations are not taken. You must be present to receive a ticket which will be distributed an hour before show times at the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue. Doors open a half hour before start time. Alert: Not every film is rated "G," and the schedule may change.
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 have made the showings possible.
National Archives is located on Constitution Avenue between Seventh and Ninth Streets, N.W. For more information, call 202-357-5000. The closest Metro station is Archives-Navy Memorial.
Documentary Feature Nominees
Wednesday, February 20, at 7 p.m.
Searching for Sugar Man
Malik Bendjelloul and Simon Chinn
Thursday, February 21, at 7 p.m.
Dror Moreh, Philippa Kowarsky, and Estelle Fialon
Friday, February 22, at 7 p.m.
How to Survive a Plague
David France and Howard Gertler
Saturday, February 23, at 7 p.m.
The Invisible War
Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Sunday, February 24, at 4 p.m.
5 Broken Cameras
Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
Live Action Short Film Nominees
Saturday, February 23, at noon
Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura
Sam French and Ariel Nasr
Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)
Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele
Total Running time: 108 minutes.
Animated Short Film Nominees
Saturday, February 23, at 3:30 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Adam and Dog
Head over Heels
Timothy Reckart and Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly
Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare"
*Please note: Although submitted and nominated in 3-D; due to technical limitations we will present Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare" in 2-D.
Total Running Time: 40 minutes.
Documentary Short Subject Nominees
Sunday, February 24, at 11 a.m.
Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine
Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider
Mondays at Racine
Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan
Kief Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern
Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill
Total Running Time: 184 minutes
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