DC Shorts 2016 Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 8–18, 2016



ComedyDramaRomance • United Kingdom • 21 minutes

Two men meet at the end of a plane ride only to become entwined in the doubts of their own love story.

Modern Love

ComedyRomance • Canada • 20 minutes

With the help of a blind dating app, a lonely routine guy falls in love online.


Comedy/HorrorRomance • Germany • 15 minutes

8-year-old Miko has attracted the attention of little Zombriella who follows the boy doggedly.

Strangers in the Night

Comedy/HorrorRomance • Ireland • 12 minutes

Granny Fitzgerald has heard the dreaded scream of the banshee, but when her grandson Damien catches the spirit’s fancy something unexpected happens.

Somebody Else

DramaRomance • China • 15 minutes

A car valet pretends to be a golden boy to charm a beautiful socialite.


RomanceSci-Fi • Canada • 16 minutes

A female android discovers she has feelings for her owner and must put her life on the line to gain a human connection.


DramaRomance • Belgium • 20 minutes

In the footsteps of her recently deceased war-reporter father, Lydia makes her first steps as a photojournalist during the bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo.

Where We Begin

DramaRomance • United States • 20 minutes

Nearing the end of her life, Sophia reflects on her journey through an elaborate dance performance.

Love is a Sting

ComedyFantasyRomance • Ireland • 18 minutes

A struggling children’s book writer gains an unexpected house guest in the form of an ageing, hyper-intelligent mosquito named Anabel.

Lend a Hand for Love

FantasyRomance • United States • 14 minutes

Two timid people break free from their joyless lives to find love while their hands hands break free to elope in a love affair of their own.

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