DC Shorts Film Festival

September 10–19, 2020

Showcase 3

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 9:00 pm
Tuesday, September 24 at 5:15 pm

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Comedy • Switzerland • 4 MINUTES

Shining the shoes of a walk-in customer, a shiner discovers his client’s dark secret.


ComedyHorror/Suspense • United States • 8 MINUTES

A run-of-the-mill camper massacre quickly takes a surprising turn, when an insecure pig-masked killer confides in his evil comrades about his struggles with his weight problems.


DramaHorror/Suspense • Canada • 9 MINUTES

On a late night, a young teen goes into the kitchen for a glass of milk. Upon encountering his sleepless mother, he quickly realizes things are not as they seem.


Documentary • Mexico • 16 MINUTES

Tultepec, Mexico – a town famous for its pyrotechnics industry. An explosive portrait of the lives of artisans and their families in the lead up to the festival of San Juan de Dios, when blazing revelry engulfs the town.


Comedy • United States • 11 MINUTES

Offended by his kidnappers’ low demands, a university professor uses basic economics to increase his ransom and get in on the action.


Drama • Spain • 15 MINUTES

A war. A child. A dream.


FantasyHorror/Suspense • France • 18 MINUTES

A disturbing cloud takes shape somewhere in the west. It slowly goes toward the center of the country, throwing the population on the roads. In view of the inexorable arrival of the cloud, there is global panic. This cumulus is acid.

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