DC Shorts 2016 Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 8–18, 2016

Showcase 13: "Be Careful What You Wish For"

This showcase runs approximately 120 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page with time afterwards for Q&A with filmmakers. Due to the adult nature of some of these films, this showcase is appropriate for ages 18+.

9:30 PM — 11:30 PM
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
9:00 PM — 11:00 PM

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Zero M2

ComedyFantasy • France • 18 minutes

After a series of unsuccessful flat-huntings in Paris, Paul finds himself finally moving into a nice and affordable studio. But there’s one small problem and it’s becoming smaller by the minute.


Comedy • United States • 7 minutes

A woman bribes her son with ice cream for information…if only he’ll just point out the right house.

Red Rover

DramaSci-Fi • Australia • 15 minutes

Two teenagers from a remote religious community travel to town in search of shelter after being told by their Evangelical parents that an asteroid will soon destroy the earth.

40th Anniversary

Comedy • Spain • 14 minutes

A couple’s anniversary turns into a competitive confessional.

Subotika: Land of Wonders

Fantasy • Switzerland • 14 minutes

Subotika, a little-known island on the other side of the globe, is an enchanting country with extraordinary sights, grand visions and a couple of minor problems…Book your holiday vacation now!

Last Door South

Animation • Belgium, France • 14 minutes

A child and his conjoined head are kept inside the family mansion by their mother since their birth.


Thriller • Sweden • 12 minutes

One fine summer’s day, a bullied boy decides to use a waterslide to get even with his tormenters.

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