DC Shorts Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 6—16, 2018

The Red Tree

Narrated by renowned Italian actor Leo Gullotta, The Red Tree is short documentary that tells the little known history of Italian gay men being arrested and exiled to a remote island during Mussolini’s Fascist regime. In the film, an elderly man returns to the island of San Domino where 60 years before during the Fascist era he was imprisoned with hundreds of other men for being homosexual.

20 minutes • Documentary • United States

Tickets available for this show in the following showcases:

Showcase 7

Cinema 10%

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