The 2020 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films: Documentary

We’re delighted to present this rich program of all five of the Academy Award® nominated short documentary films (in addition to the short live-action and animated films, which are playing separately).

Feature-length documentaries are enjoying a higher profile than ever in recent years, but just as with the short live-action and animation categories, short documentaries – which are generally every bit as powerful as the year’s nominated feature-length docs – have enjoyed a rapidly growing base of enthusiasts who love the experience of seeing them on the big screen. 


  • Thursday, February 6 @ 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 8 @ 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 15 @ 2:00 PM


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