DC Shorts Film Festival

September 19-28, 2019

Fantasy

VOURVOUROU

DramaFantasy • Greece • 22 MINUTES

“Where does the sun go when it gets dark? Why is the chicken’s egg so important to humans? Why doesn’t my brother take me with him when he goes caroling with Claire?” Six-year-old Markos is determined to find solutions as the circle of life unravels before his eyes.

ROCKET BOY

Fantasy • United Kingdom • 5 MINUTES

For Rocket Boy, a young child who witnessed the launch of Apollo 11 firsthand, it takes only a dose of imagination to make the impossible become real.

ROBERTA’S LIVING ROOM

DramaFantasy • United States • 12 MINUTES

In a remote town where gypsies come and go, Roberta receives a call about her husband’s sudden death. She becomes consumed with the uncertainty of her fate.

IN FULL BLOOM

DramaFantasySci-Fi • United States • 11 MINUTES

In Full Bloom is a surrealist short film about overcoming the loss of a partner within the parameters of living as a female Vietnamese immigrant.

COWBOY

ComedyFantasy • Luxembourg • 23 MINUTES

Eight year old Joachim has an uncommon best friend. Cowboy is plump, funny and consoles him…but he is imaginary. Philippe, his father, ignores Joachim and is unable to talk to him, to communicate, and to tell him what happened to his mother.

ACID

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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