DC Shorts Film Festival 2017

SEPTEMBER 6—17, 2018

The Best of the Sunderland Shorts Film Festival

Three years ago DC Shorts, along with the Sunderland City Council created Sunderland Shorts Film Festival in Sunderland, England – one of DC’s sister cities and ancestral home of George Washington. Join us for a wonderful night of short films featuring the winners of this year’s Sunderland Shorts Film Festival.


Wednesday, September 13th @ 7:00pm

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Fantasy • United Kingdom • 17 Minutes

Following the unexpected and tragic death of her mother, a young girl, Lily, attempts to fight against her oppressive home life by delving deep into a self created fantasy.

And So Do I

Dance • Lebanon • 13 Minutes

A man lost his wife while she was giving birth to his little girl. The trauma, even after 10 years, still causes him hallucinations. In his own bubble, he imagines his wife is still with him.

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.


DramaHorror/Suspense • United Kingdom • 15 Minutes

Dylan’s nightmares are becoming more real. He’s got to get away or he might not wake up. Jenny is all he lives for and he’ll do anything for them to escape.

Rhonna and Donna

Comedy • United Kingdom • 15 Minutes

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


Drama • United Kingdom • 13 Minutes

Daniel, an ultra-orthodox Jew, hasn’t seen his identical twin brother Mordechai in years; Mordechai’s ‘life choices’ were a bit too much for the family to handle. But today is the day of their father’s funeral

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