DC SHORTS

FILM FESTIVAL &
SCREENPLAY COMPETITION

SEPTEMBER 8–18, 2016

The 2016 DC Shorts Film Festival showcases one of the largest collection of short films in the USA. Out of over 1,300 entries from around the globe, our programmers have selected 131 unique films that reflect the 33 nations they represent — and bring a world view to Washington, DC.

Enjoy the festival in person at our venues in Downtown Washington, DC — or sit back and watch over 70 of our selections in the comfort of your home, office — or on the go! But hurry — online access is only available during the festival, and will be turned off at midnight, September 18.

DC Shorts 2016 Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 8–18, 2016

FILM SPOTLIGHT: Doc in a Day: DC Scores

A national nonprofit, America SCORES serves 10,000 students at more than 175 public and charter schools in 13 major cities. Our mission is to inspire urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. We achieve this mission through daily after school and summer programming that combines soccer, poetry, and service-learning. Our holistic, team-based approach works – America SCORES students, 85 percent of whom live below the poverty line, improve academically, increase physical fitness, and have a greater sense of confidence and belonging.

5:01 Minutes • Documentary • United States

See this film in the following showcases: Special Shows
Lunchtime Sampler 1

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