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: Ode to Lesvos

An inspiring story about a small group of fishermen and old ladies from the town of Skala Sikamineas on Lesvos, who received hundreds of thousands of refugees with open arms during summer of 2016. Because of their selfless efforts, the villagers were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

11 minutes • Documentary • Netherlands

See this film in the following showcases: Showcase 5
The Real Reel

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