The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

01:00 PM – 04:00 PM


As Oscar season heats up, see the films nominated for best documentary short subject—on the big screen! Always diverse and unexpected, this program is a perennial favorite of Museum filmgoers.


Part I (87 minutes)
• Body Team 12
Directed by David Darg and Bryn Mooser (Liberia, 13 minutes)
• A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Directed by Sharmen Obaid-Chinoy (Pakistan, 40 minutes)
• Last Day of Freedom
Directed by Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman (USA, 32 minutes)

Intermission (10 minutes)

Part II (76 minutes)
• Chau, Beyond the Lines
Directed by Courtney Marsh and Jerry Franck (USA/Vietnam, 34 minutes)
• Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
Directed by Adam Benzine (USA, 40 minutes)

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