DC Shorts Film Festival

September 19-28, 2019

Horror/Suspense

WILD

ComedyHorror/Suspense • Netherlands • 11 MINUTES

When a father misbehaves during a weekend-holiday, his surroundings will make him feel very unwelcome, while his wife and son turn against him.

THE GUY

ComedyHorror/SuspenseSci-Fi • United States • 15 MINUTES

Tony struggles to regain control of his mundane existence after it is hijacked by his hyper masculine, undeniably psychopathic alter-ego.

SUICIDE BY SUNLIGHT

Horror/Suspense • United States • 17 MINUTES

Valentina, a day-walking black vampire protected from the sun by her melanin, is forced to restrain her bloodlust to regain custody of her estranged daughters.

PIG

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.

MILK

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.

MAW

Horror/SuspenseThriller • Belgium • 20 MINUTES

Richard has an unusual fantasy: he is sexually aroused by the idea of being eaten by an animal or monster. Through a personal ad he meets the mysterious Max and with that encounter the chance to fulfill his depraved fantasy. Can Richard escape his dark desires or not?

MAKR

Horror/SuspenseThriller • United Arab Emirates • 15

Sheikh, a fake exorcist who recently lost his daughter and with it his trust in God, visits the home of Khalid, a man who claims his wife is possessed by a Djinn. He soon finds out that things are not as they seem.

LOW TIDE

Horror/SuspenseThriller • Ireland • 14 MINUTES

A boy is excited about heading out to sea on a father-son fishing trip, but his father may have more sinister intentions.

MADAME

ComedyHorror/Suspense • France • 23 MINUTES

Inside a grand Parisian apartment lives an elegant elderly lady. And inside this lady lives a monster.

CERDITA

Horror/Suspense • Spain • 14 MINUTES

Sara is an overweight teen that lives in the shadow of a clique of cool girls holidaying in her village. Not even her childhood friend, Claudia, defends her when she’s bullied at the local pool in front of an unknown man. Her clothes are stolen and Sara must get home wearing nothing but her bikini. The long walk home will mark the rest of her life.

BAD DREAMS

Horror/Suspense • United Kingdom • 9 MINUTES

A boy in bed is haunted by the ‘thing’ in his cellar. As a man, he decides to confront his guest locked downstairs.

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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