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: Shabu Shabu Spirit

A fiancé, Keita, goes to meet the family, the father, Shozo, begins his secret appraisal – a test to see whether this fiancé is worthy or not of marrying his daughter. Trying to reduce the distance between them, the mother prepares a single nabe (cooking pot) for the shabu-shabu meal. As Shozo’s eyes glint brightly, Keita reaches towards the shabu-shabu.

10:31 Minutes • Comedy • Japan

See this film in the following showcases: Special Shows
Outdoor Showcase

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