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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.