SEPTEMBER 19 – 28, 2019

Welcome to the  2019 DC Shorts International Film Festival, one of the largest collections of short films in the United States! This year, out of more than 1200 entries from around the globe, our programmers have selected 156 unique films that will screen in 19 showcases that reflect the 38 nations they represent — bringing a world view to Washington, DC.

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DC Shorts Film Festival

September 10–19, 2020

FILM SPOTLIGHT: ALIEN CULTURE

West London, 1979. Margaret Thatcher is in power and racial tensions are running high in the UK. Lucky (28), is a second-generation British Indian, and thinks his younger brother, Sunny (17), is getting bullied by skinheads. When he finds out the truth is far from what he expected, he’s forced to question his own insular views about the world in which he occupies.

16 MINUTES • Drama • United Kingdom

See this film in the following showcases: Showcase 9

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