DC Shorts Film Festival

September 7–16, 2018

Showcase 15

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

Sunday, September 9 at 12:00 pm
Tuesday, September 11 at 9:00 pm

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Who Decides

DramaHorror/Suspense • United States • 8 minutes

Death can no longer be denied. A sick woman and a young girl engage in a discussion about who decides when it’s your time to die.

Pietas

Comedy • United States • 4 minutes

Sometimes the toughest part of your day is explaining it to a loved one.

Oculus Malus

Animation • France • 5 minutes

A crazy scientist creates special glasses in order to examine some little creatures that are invisible to human eyes. These creatures may just explain a good proportion of our little daily annoyances.

March Fool (Poisson De Mars)

Drama • Canada • 14 minutes

Struggling with depression, Louis is dragging himself out to his despicable brother’s birthday party with his despicable sister. When he finds out that they are planning a prank on him for April Fools’ day while we’re still in March, Louis takes it a little too much on a personal level.

Labor

Drama • United States • 13 minutes

A surrogate mother faces a harrowing dilemma when she’s asked to abort the baby she carries for another woman.

Hiatus

Comedy • Switzerland • 12 minutes

A philosophy teacher discusses religion in class. In the street he is confronted with his subject matter in an unexpected way.

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