The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of the short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2018. Before the winners are announced on March 4, you can see the nominees at the Museum—on the big screen! Plus, you can vote for your favorite in each category: Animated Short Film, Live-Action Short Film, and Documentary Short Subject.

• Watch the trailers and learn more.

• See the IndieWire review.

• See the “New York Times” review.

(rated R for violence, drug abuse & language)

Program A (102 minutes)

• Traffic Stop
Kate Davis and David Heilbroner

• Edith+Eddie
Laura Checkoway and Thomas Lee Wright

• Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405
Frank Stiefel

INTERMISSION (10 minutes)

Program B (82 minutes)

• Heroin(e)
Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon

• Knife Skills
Thomas Lennon (director of Sacred, which screened at the MFAH in December 2017)

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Tickets for Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject
Friday, March 2, 2018 1 p.m.

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Price Qty. Total
Adult $9.00
Members pay only $7.00
Senior (65+) $7.00
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Various directors
Various languages with English subtitles
Various countries
Running Time
195 minutes
Digital, Color