February 8–March 3, 2019

As Oscar season heats up, see the short films nominated for Academy Awards—on the big screen! The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs: Animated Short Film, Live-Action Short Film, and Documentary Short Subject.

Before the winners are announced on February 24, catch the screenings at the Museum, and vote for your favorite in each category.

Watch the trailers
Read film curator Marian Luntz’s preview


Oscar Nominees: Animated Short Film

2018, Various languages with English subtitles
Digital
Various directors

The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2019! 

Oscar Nominees: Live-Action Short Film

2018, Various languages with English subtitles
Digital
Various directors

The MFAH is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of short films nominated for Academy Awards in 2019! 

Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

2018, Various languages with English subtitles
Digital
Various directors

MFAH Films is the only venue in Houston presenting all three programs of the Academy Award–nominated short films! 


Past Events in This Series

Oscar Nominees: Documentary Short Subject

2016, Various languages
Digital
Various directors

MFAH Films hosts Houston’s only screenings of the Oscar nominees for documentary short subject! 

Oscar Nominees: Animated Short Film

2016, Various languages
Digital
Various directors

For the 2017 Oscar season, the Museum presents Oscar-nominated short films for all three short-subject categories: animation, live action, and documentary. Watch, then choose your favorites before the winners are announced at the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26.

Oscar Nominees: Live-Action Short Film

2016, Various languages
Digital
Various directors

For the 2017 Oscar season, the Museum presents Oscar-nominated short films for all three short-subject categories: animation, live action, and documentary. Watch, then choose your favorites before the winners are announced at the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26.