10 Years of DC Shorts!
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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.

DC Shorts: Crossing Cultures

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Explore how cultures, individuals — and even aliens — clash, combine and cooperate through selections from DC Shorts’ archive.

Friday, Mar 1 at 10:30pm | $15 | 97 mins | For ages 18+
Lang Theatre, 1333 H St. NE, Washington, DC 20002

Still from 'Buon Giorno Sayonara'BUON GIORNO SAYONARA

8 MINS | COMEDY | UNITED KINGDOM
Language is no barrier for a recently dumped Japanese woman and Italian man as they create the perfect afternoon.

Child Of The DesertCHILD OF THE DESERT

20 MINS | DRAMA | U S A
Having just suffered the loss of her son, a military mother befriends an undocumented immigrant in the West Texas desert.

abductmeABDUCT ME!

9 MINS | COMEDY | U S A
Strapped to a lab table, a man meets a beautiful, but naive, alien abductor-in-training.

Grenouille DhiverGRENOUILLE D’HIVER (Winter Frog)

18 MINS | DRAMA | FRANCE
A young Japanese woman helps a French winemaker mourn the death of his wife through exchanges between the two cultures.

potentialwivesofnormanmaoTHE POTENTIAL WIVES OF NORMAN MAO

8 MINS | COMEDY | U S A
Misguided by his parents, Norman Mao searches the globe for the perfect mate.

NegativeNEGATIVE

16 MINS | DRAMEDY | ISRAEL
A short conversation with a young man and a dark room lead to an intimate situation that 60-year-old Irit never expected.

twosacrowdTWO’S A CROWD

20 MINS | DOCUMENTARY | U S A
When a couple is forced to move in together after four years of marriage, issues of privacy and independence come to the forefront.

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