DC Shorts Film Festival

September 10–19, 2020

Showcase 2

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+.


Friday, September 20 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, September 24 at 5:00 pm

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Documentary • United Kingdom • 12 MINUTES

Seven years after one of the most catastrophic natural and nuclear disasters in history, Fukushima pushes past the headlines and the forgotten survivors work to return home.


ComedyDrama • Romania • 23 MINUTES

On the 20th of December, 1989, a few days after Ceausescu’s bloody repression in Timisoara, a father’s quiet evening turns to sheer ordeal as he finds out that his little son has mailed a wish letter to Santa. As the kid understood, his father’s desire was to see Ceausescu dead.


DramaRomance • Germany • 11 MINUTES

For Charlotte it is like any other Sunday, until the doorbell rings and a stranger surprises her with an exceptional demand.


AnimationDrama • Australia • 7 MINUTES

A bumbling knitted dinosaur must unravel himself to save the love of his life.


ComedyDrama • United States • 8 MINUTES

A man comes to grips with the fate of his sick cat, the only way he knows how.


DramaRomance • Australia • 26 MINUTES

Sarah is a shy and innocent teen from a small country town. A hopeless romantic, she is the only one of her friends who still remains a virgin, awaiting true love. But when seventeen-year-old bad boy Ben rolls into town and invites her to a party, she might just have her chance.

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