DC Shorts Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 7—17, 2017

Showcase 11

This showcase runs approximately 90 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page with time afterwards for Q&A with filmmakers. Due to the adult nature of some of these films, this showcase is appropriate for ages 18+.

Screenings

Saturday, September 9th @ 7:00pm
Tuesday, September 12th @ 5:00pm

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Rufus

Comedy • United States • 15 minutes

When lonely, homebody Jane dog sits for her high-strung boss, things go awry, and Jane’s orderly life is upended in ways she could never have imagined.

Exit Plan

Documentary • United States • 8 Minutes

Cinematic visuals complementing a deep story about a motorcycle mechanic and family man.

Seven Dates With Death

Documentary • United States • 10 minutes

The story of Moreese Bickham, the oldest living survivor of death row. Bickham describes his killings, his experience on death row and how he was able to get out with his life.

The Blue Car

AnimationDrama • United States • 11 minutes

A young, poor East African boy faces the reality of running out of food and water while caring for his dying mother. But in his imagination, he travels the world in his favorite blue toy car to save her.

The Red Case

Drama • France • 29 minutes

Sarah is a young nurse who loves jazz. When a mysterious musician she sees in the street gets admitted in her hospital, she suddenly feels the need to take care of him. But her new patient seems to be more preoccupied by his missing red case than his own health.

The Wall

Animation • Australia • 6 minutes

Fleeing their city, a grandmother and her grandson reach a tall, endless wall.

Waterman

Documentary • United States • 15 minutes

A Hemingway style portrait of a man and his relationship to the water. At the unexpected age of 86, Harry Davidson takes to the stage for the first time to advocate on behalf of the Chesapeake Bay.

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