DC Shorts Film Festival 2017

SEPTEMBER 6—17, 2018

Outdoor Showcase

DC Shorts presents a brand new event for film lovers! Come join us and the Golden Triangle BID in Farragut Square on Thursday, September 14th for our first Outdoor Screening, featuring films from Japan, Germany, and the US. Screening starts at sundown, so make sure to arrive early with your picnic blanket to grab a good seat!

LOCATION: Farragut Park / 1700 K Street, NW

Sponsors: The Golden Triangle BID, The Goethe Institute, The Japanese Information and Cultural Center, and Short Shorts Film Festival

Community Partners: Asian Pacific American Film Festival, EuroAsia Shorts


Thursday, September 14, 2017: 7:20 PM — 9:00 PM

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Comedy • Germany • 15 minutes

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


Drama • Germany • 7 Minutes

A young father (27), his twelve year old daughter, one night club, two secrets and a lie that will solve everything.

Bear (Bär)

Drama • Germany • 8 Minutes

My grandpa’s past was always very present. It would break through in something that he would say or do, but he would never talk about it. Only now, by revisiting his life and personality as I knew it, do I feel the weight of his inheritance.

Rock Bottom

ComedyDrama • United States • 12 Minutes

Winner of the Asian Pacific American Film Festival’s 2016 Script to Screen Contest: A twenty something year old woman is brought out of her funk by the six year old boy she baby sits.

Shabu Shabu Spirit

Comedy • Japan • 10:31 Minutes

A fiancé, Keita, goes to meet the family, the father, Shozo, begins his secret appraisal – a test to see whether this fiancé is worthy or not of marrying his daughter. Trying to reduce the distance between them, the mother prepares a single nabe (cooking pot) for the shabu-shabu meal. As Shozo’s eyes glint brightly, Keita reaches towards the shabu-shabu.

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