DC SHORTS

FILM FESTIVAL &
SCREENPLAY COMPETITION

SEPTEMBER 7–17, 2017

The 2017 DC Shorts Film Festival showcases one of the largest collection of short films in the USA. Out of over 1,500 entries from around the globe, our programmers have selected 170+ unique films in 17 showcases that reflect the 31 nations they represent — and bring a world view to Washington, DC.

Enjoy the festival in person at our venues in Washington, DC — or sit back and many of our selections in the comfort of your home, office — or on the go! But hurry — online access is only available during the festival, and will be turned off at midnight, September 17th.

DC Shorts Film Festival 2017

SEPTEMBER 6—17, 2018

FILM SPOTLIGHT: The Agave Gun

Gary Linden is one of the few remaining masters of his craft and is still shaping surfboards by hand. At 68 years old he tired long ago of doing things the easy way and has opted to experiment with untested raw materials like the wood from agave plants to craft beautiful boards like no other.

See this film in the following showcases: Showcase 16
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