DC Shorts Film Festival 2017

SEPTEMBER 6—17, 2018



Comedy • Germany • 15 minutes

8-year-old Miko has attracted the attention of little Zombriella who follows the boy doggedly.

The Driving Seat

Comedy • United Kingdom • 9 Minutes

One Saturday morning, a middle aged couple couple decide to make love in their car in the driveway, only to find it has the opposite effect.

Glass House

Comedy • Norway • 12 Minutes

Family man Jens realizes he isn’t happy and tries to choose a suitable time to spill the beans, in this black comedy with a taste of salty duck breast.

Rhonna and Donna

Comedy • United Kingdom • 15 Minutes

How are you supposed to act when you are conjoined at the hip?

I Love New York

Comedy • United States • 11 minutes

In a city where everyone’s got an angle, how does you survive? After an NYC first-timer befriends a savvy street girl on the train, she takes him on a fantastical ride through all the city’s pitfalls.

I’m in Here

Comedy • United States • 12 minutes

When a man finds a family of strangers in his house who claim to have bought the place, he agrees to let them stay until they can get to the bottom of the mix-up. They never leave.

Just go!

Comedy • Latvia • 11 minutes

Inspired by the incredible true story of Just who lost both of his legs in a childhood accident. Just meets Ieva and they start a flirty conversation that is interrupted by two thieves, who rob Ieva. In the blink of an eye Just decides to follow the thieves to retrieve Ieva’s bag and conquer her heart.

Modern Romance

Comedy • United States • 6 minutes

Set in the near future, an average guy attempts to find love using a holographic dating app. After navigating a slew of ads, scams and uninterested women, it appears he may have found a match!

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.

No Reservations

Comedy • Canada • 11 minutes

A political satire inspired by the true-life events of the Dakota Access Pipeline construction. Bravely challenging its viewer from the perspective of both First Nations and Caucasian cultures, the film presents a unique point of view in its statement, and a voice of accountability to the Indigenous people of North America.

Ruby Full of Shit

ComedyDrama • Canada • 16 minutes

Carl’s family are completely unaware of their son’s relationship with Denis. However, during a family Christmas dinner, a psychological cat and mouse duel takes place between Denis and Ruby, the six-year-old spoiled rotten niece of Carl


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.

Faracha (Butterfly)

Comedy • Tunisia • 16 Minutes

Omar is a Young man from a small conservative city who discovers his passion for filmmaking so he enrolls in a photography contest to be admitted to a film school in the capital. His contest subject of funerals doesn’t sit well with the locals.

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.


Comedy • United States • 11 Minutes

Vivian Wilde writes eulogies for people in her life who are alive: a secret she’s been able to hide until her fiancé happens to walk in on her reciting his own eulogy.

Demonoid (1971)

ComedyHorror/Suspense • United States • 16 Minutes

This is Moctezuma II’s final completed film. Unfortunately, only this English dubbed version is left. A group of friends camps in the jungles of Mexico the vacation turns to horror when one by one members of the group goes missing.

Thank you Mister Imada

Comedy • France • 12 minutes

On a film set, four young actors are waiting, feverish, the director Mirko IMADA. In the center of the room, on a big bed, two technicians come to lay down the body of a lifeless man. Engines. Action !

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