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.

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Showcase 9

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Genre: Drama  |  Director: Jon Mikel Caballero
Length: 17 min.  |  Country of Origin: Spain

An astronaut must confront his feelings before he travels through the universe in hibernation.



Genre: Drama  |  Director: Dmitriy Gritsenko
Length: 15 min.  |  Country of Origin: Russian Federation

Separated from their battalions, a German and Russian soldier must decide which of the two will survive the war.


Voice Over

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Martín Rosete
Length: 10 min.  |  Country of Origin: Spain

A spaceman, fisherman, and a soldier contemplate their first kisses.


Wishful Thinking

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Austin Bragg
Length: 6 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

What would you wish for if you found a magic lantern?


The Op Shop

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Lee Rogers
Length: 7 min.  |  Country of Origin: Australia

A mysterious donation sends the sales clerks of a suburban thrisft shop on a journey of self-discovery


Great Adventures

Genre: Drama  |  Director: Gerard Lambkin
Length: 6 min.  |  Country of Origin: Australia

Every Sunday afternoon before tea, Billy and his Grandad were heroes, villains, legends and more.


Social Media Anonymous

Genre: Comedy  |  Director: Jason Berger
Length: 6 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

There is a support group for everything – even social media addicts.


Visions of My Mother

Genre: Documentary  |  Director: Alex Budman
Length: 6 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

With bittersweet memories, Pinchas cooks a dish his mother prepared before they were led to concentration camps.



Genre: Drama  |  Director: Erica Liu
Length: 13 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

An old woman relocates to the big city to find herself.

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