DC Shorts 2016 Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 8–18, 2016

Showcase 12: "The Price of Fame"

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+.

7:30 PM — 9:30 PM

5:00 PM — 7:00 PM

7:00 PM — 9:00 PM

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Somebody Else

DramaRomance • China • 15 minutes

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

Rate Me

ComedyDrama • United Kingdom • 17 minutes

A portrait of a teenage escort named Coco from many different points of view.

I Used to be Famous

Comedy • United Kingdom • 15 minutes

Two worlds collide on a bench in Peckham when Vince Denman, a has-been pop star trying to forge a comeback, meets Stevie, a talented young man who shows Vince the power and beauty of true music for the first time.

Enfant Terrible

Comedy • Canada • 15 minutes

When two low-level employees at an art gallery realize a terrible mistake has been made, they race to fix it before anyone finds out.

An Average Story

Comedy • Israel • 18 minutes

When Avi Cohen is told by the Central Bureau of Statistics that he is the most average man who ever lived, his life is turned upside down.

The Bullet

Documentary • United States • 6 minutes

A portrait of David “The Bullet” Smith Jr., the world’s greatest human cannonball.

Bob Dylan Hates Me

AnimationDocumentary • United States • 6 minutes

Independent filmmaker and provocateur Caveh Zahedi (The Shiek and I, I Am a Sex Addict) meets his childhood idol. It doesn’t go well.

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