DC Shorts Film Festival 2017

SEPTEMBER 6—17, 2018

Showcase 9

This showcase runs approximately 90 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page with time afterwards for Q&A with filmmakers. Due to the adult nature of some of these films, this showcase is appropriate for ages 18+.


Saturday, September 9th @ 4:30pm
Monday, September 11th @ 9:00pm

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I Still Love You

Animation • United States • 4 minutes

A young couple that have recently ended their relationship are seeing the same therapist and are talking about each other. Is the relationship really over?


Documentary • United States • 7 minutes

The film explores the plight of the 3.5 million Americans who experience homelessness each year and calls on Congress to act on their behalf and in hopes to prompt people to stop and think about the issue of homelessness, to spark real and tangible change.

Close To U

Documentary • United States • 10 Minutes

A short documentary exploring the untold history and visionary future of the U Street Corridor, a fast-changing community, as told by two locals through their thriving careers.


Drama • United States • 16 Minutes

DIRECTOR: CHARLES MILLER, 16 MNUTES, DRAMA, USA, DC PREMIERE New android office assistant Andrew struggles to retain his exuberant personality despite his co-workers’ expectations for him to be a more ‘traditional’ robot, and ominous threats from his boss to tone it down.

Tonight and Every Night

Drama • United States • 24 minutes

Yianni is the star and celebrated host of TONIGHT AND EVERY NIGHT, the talk show that plays in his own beautiful but fractured mind. On one fateful day, Yianni who suffers from dementia, wanders out of his house and comes to the aid of a lonely and lost little boy.

When Pigs Fly

Drama • United States • 16 minutes

Sometimes, all you need to comfort a nine-year-old is a cold beer, a couple f-bombs, and a little magic.

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