DC Shorts Film Festival

September 19-28, 2019

Thriller

SHEHITA

DramaThriller • Canada • 26 MINUTES

A Yiddish-speaking Jewish community in Quebec begins to unravel after a horrific discovery stirs up demons from the past.

ROADKILL

ComedyThriller • United Kingdom • 8 MINUTES

Roadkill is a stop-motion animated thriller. Theworld where deer are the dominating species, one alpha male goes for an evening car ride and has an unfortunate car accident.

O.I.

ComedySci-FiThriller • Canada • 18 MINUTES

Barry has a unique problem. He came up with a truly original idea. And sharing it has consequences.

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.

LISTEN

DramaThriller • United States • 17 MINUTES

Abigail, a promising 19-year-old Israeli intelligence operative, spends her days listening in on the family of a suspected terrorist until a fateful day forces her to make a difficult, life-changing decision.

HEARTH

DramaThriller • Canada • 10 MINUTES

When Emillie returns home after renting her house to strangers, we witness what actually happened during her absence.

GOOD INTENTIONS

AnimationThriller • United Kingdom • 4 MINUTES

In the beginning was the Stain. A paintbrush reveals a being of gouache, opens him, transforms him, twists him, completes him. From this accelerated evolution arises a conquering being…

GET READY WITH ME

Thriller • Sweden • 29 MINUTES

Aspiring Youtuber Vendela decides to get up in front of her high school class and show a disturbing video that disrupts the lesson and causes her teacher Lukas to fear for her life. Get Ready With Me is a refreshingly unpredictable thriller that combines grim satire with the current urgencies of teen angst, social media and fame.

DELIVERY

ComedyThriller • United States • 10 MINUTES

A flaky delivery driver’s night veers off course when he stumbles into a lover’s quarrel gone wrong.

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