The 11th DC Shorts will be September 11–21, 2014 in locations throughout Washington, DC. Submit your short film or short screenplay to be considered for programming. But hurry—the longer you wait, the more expensive the submission fees.

Explore the website, watch trailers, read about films — then join us for 11 days this September.

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PlvsVltra

Plvs Vltra

Genre: Drama  |  Director: Manuel Rios-Zertuche
Length: 7 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

In the not-so-distant future, your dreams will be managed. Defy the order!

Sanzaru

Sanzaru (Diffusion of Responsibility)

Genre: Dramedy  |  Director: Adam Sinclair
Length: 15 min.  |  Country of Origin: Malaysia

“Diffusion of Responsibility” is a phenomenon where people are less likely to help a stranger if surrounded by others.

Zombi

Zombi (Zombie)

Genre: Comic Drama  |  Director: David Moreno
Length: 13 min.  |  Country of Origin: Spain

Suffering from Alzheimer’s, a grandfather prefers death to living like the undead.

Couch

Couch

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Ian Gelfand
Length: 8 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

Growing up is hard to do. That’s why Casey McElveen never even tried.

Old Lady Luck

Old Lady Luck

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Bradley Conomy
Length: 7 min.  |  Country of Origin: Australia

To raise money for her family’s birthday cards,  a grandmother puts her faith in old Lady Luck.

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Mijo

Genre: Drama  |  Director: Rodrigo Monterray
Length: 16 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

In his desire for fame, a teen actor chooses not to tell his mother the truth about an upcoming movie role.

CatsInSpace

Cats in Space

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Robert Dastoli
Length: 2 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

The future of the universe lies in the paws of a brave cat crew.

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Legs-atavism

Genre: Mockumentary  |  Director: Mikhail Mestetskiy
Length: 11 min.  |  Country of Origin: Russian Federation

Soviet scientists in the 1950s attempt to create shorter citizens — with opposition from the shoe industry.

BuildingMagic

Building Magic

Genre: Documentary  |  Director: Kal Toth
Length: 10 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

Self-taught Mario the Magician entertains children through his creative approach to his craft.

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