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Schedule of Events

Click on any Showcase name (SHOW X) to read about the films in that block. All screenings are 90-minutes in length, and include 7-9 films.

Ticket and Pass sales begin August 1.

Thursday September 11

7:00PM Show 1 + Q&A
9:30PM Show 2 + Q&A

 

7:00PM Show 3 + Q&A
9:30PM Show 4 + Q&A

Filmmaker Q&A

Many Screenings on September 11-13 are followed by a 30-minute moderated Question and Answer session with visiting filmmakers.

9:00-11:00PM Filmmaker/VIP Welcome Reception
PEPCO Edison Place Gallery
By Invitation Only

Friday September 12

7:00PM Show 9 + Q&A
9:30PM Show 10 + Q&A

 

9:00-11:00PM City View Party
Carroll Square
$20 Tickets Must be Purchased Online

Saturday September 13

3:30PM Show 15 + Q&A
6:00PM Show 1
11:00PM Show 16 + Q&A

12:00PM Family Films
7:00PM Show 2
9:30PM Show 3

Filmmaking Workshops

DC Shorts offers seminars for visiting filmmakers and the local media arts community on Friday, Sept 20.

8:00-11:00PM Grand Bash
US Navy Memorial
$20 Tickets Must be Purchased Online

Sunday September 14

12:00PM Show 4
2:00PM Show 5
4:00PM Show 6
6:00PM Show 7

12:30PM Show 8
2:30PM Show 9
4:30PM Show 10
6:30PM Show 11

1:00PM Show 12
3:00PM Show 13
5:00PM Show 14

 

11:00AM-1:00PM Awards Brunch
PEPCO Gallery
By Invitation Only

Monday September 15

12:00PM Animation
5:00PM Show 15
7:00PM Show 16
9:00PM Show 1

4:30PM Show 2
6:30PM Show 3
8:30PM Show 4

 

12:00PM Docs
4:30PM Show 1
6:30PM Show 2
8:30PM Show 3

 

Tuesday September 16

12:00PM Comedy
5:00PM Show 5
7:00PM Spanish Shorts

4:30PM Show 6
6:30PM Show 7
8:30PM Show 8

 

12:00PM Local
4:30PM Show 4
6:30PM Show 5
8:30PM Show 6

 

Wednesday September 17

12:00PM Local
5:00PM Show 9
7:00PM LGBT Shorts

4:30PM Show 10
6:30PM Show 11
8:30PM Show 12

 

12:00PM Comedy
4:30PM Show 7
6:30PM Show 8
8:30PM Show 9

 

Thursday September 18

12:00PM Docs
5:00PM Show 13
7:00PM Super Shorts

4:30PM Show 14
6:30PM Show 15
8:30PM Show 16

 

12:00PM Animation
4:30PM Show 10
6:30PM Show 11
8:30PM Show 12

 

Friday September 19

 

The Best of DC Shorts

All of our award-winning shorts and audience favorites screen in 2 different 90-minute showcases (A&B) on the closing weekend. A list of films will be posted on dcshorts.com on Sunday, Sept. 14. These shows always sell out! We recommend purchasing your tickets early.

12:00PM Sci-Fi
5:00PM Show 13
7:00PM Show 14
9:00PM Show 15

 

Saturday September 20

 
 

7:00PM Best A
9:00PM Best B

1:00PM Family Films
3:00PM Best A
5:00PM Best B
7:00PM Best A
9:00PM Best B

9:00-11:00PM Closing Party
US Navy Memorial
$20 Tickets Must be Purchased Online

Sunday September 21

 
 

2:00PM Best A
4:00PM Best B
6:00PM Best A
8:00PM Best B

1:00PM Family Films
3:00PM Best A
5:00PM Best B
7:00PM Best A
9:00PM Best B