DC Shorts Film Festival 2017

SEPTEMBER 6—17, 2018

ROTFLMAO (Comedy Shorts)

If Laughter is the best medicine, then you will leave happy and healthy. This showcase runs approximately 120 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page with time afterwards for Q&A with filmmakers.


Thursday, September 14th @ 9:00pm

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Next Is The One

Comedy • United States • 15 minutes

Alice, a successful architectural design business owner, is super single – probably because of her honesty and no BS character. She goes on dates in hope of meeting the right guy. But dating spoiled New York men, flings her into unexpectedly ridiculous situations.


Comedy • United States • 15 minutes

When lonely, homebody Jane dog sits for her high-strung boss, things go awry, and Jane’s orderly life is upended in ways she could never have imagined.

Fanny Pack

Comedy • United States • 10 Minutes

A comedy about a young Indian-American woman who wants to follow her dreams, and a fanny pack clad Indian father who chases his daughter through an airport hoping that she will follow his.

Curse Words

Comedy • United Kingdom • 1 minute

A father worries that his young innocent daughter may have learnt some curse words

The Final Show

Comedy • United States • 9 minutes

A woman who has lived a long life full of love and loss must decide, based on all that she has learned, who to take along to eternity.

The Importance of Sex Education

Comedy • United States • 15 minutes

In 1976, a 12-year-old girl tries to unravel the mysteries of sex ed..and it proves to be a little more challenging than it should be.

The Road to Jericho

Comedy • United States • 24 minutes

Twenty-nine year old struggling screenwriter Carter Morris, finally gets the opportunity to pitch to a Hollywood executive when he learns that producer Buddy Paxton is flying into Philadelphia – tonight. Concocting a scheme to pitch Paxton his passion project, Carter carjacks a taxicab and heads for the airport.

Ticket Like a Man

Comedy • United States • 10 minutes

An insecure parking enforcement officer feels too guilty to successfully issue parking tickets. Things change when he meets a fellow officer who shows him the ropes.

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