DC Shorts Film Festival

September 10–19, 2020

Showcase 7

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 21 at 1:30 pm
Tuesday, September 24 at 9:15 pm

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THE TRAFFIC SEPARATING DEVICE

ComedyDocumentary • Sweden • 15 MINUTES

A traffic separating device is installed in the middle of Stockholm, designed to keep normal cars away and only let buses pass. As the deterrent fails and cars continue to flow toward the traffic device, hundreds of vehicles are destroyed in a supreme example of human arrogance and ignorance.

THE FUTURE

Drama • Mexico • 13 MINUTES

Mother and son drive outside the city. The Police has found some bodies and one of them could be Javier, her son, his brother.

THE CHASE

ComedyDrama • United States • 11 MINUTES

A brazen theft leads a newly married couple on a wild chase across the streets of Los Angeles and into a complex intersection of race, justice, and self discovery.

ROGERS AND TILDEN

Drama • United States • 11 MINUTES

Fresh out of prison in a Brooklyn he barely recognizes, Marcus is looking to seize his second chance. But first, he needs that driver’s license.

MY GENERATION

AnimationExperimental • France • 8 MINUTES

Contemporary art, sports, religion, politics, finance, pornography. Explore the many opiates of the masses in a 8-min traveling shot that seeks to understand how an entire generation has been lobotomized.

FATHER FIGURINE

Comedy • United States • 18 MINUTES

When the wealthy patriarch of a family dies, they discover a rather unusual request in his will….

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