Announcing our 2016 Shorts

Announcing the Short Films screening at DCIFF 2016


ANOTHER LOVE
(UK/2015/19:27mins) Directed by Victor Perez
A pregnant married woman struggles to tell a much older man that their affair is over.

ANT EATER
(Iran/2015/10mins) Directed by Majidreza Dehghani Tafti
The cold relationship between a unlikely married couple takes a turn for the better…

BIRTHDAY
(USA/2015/12:30mins) Directed by Chris King
A young military wife gets news that her Marine husband has been severely wounded in combat.

COURTING LEWIS BAKER
(USA/2015/14:23mins) Directed by Richard T. Fields
A young man’s journey to reconnect with his estranged father.

CHASING THE SUN
(USA/2015/12:56mins) Directed by Jeremy Mackie
In the middle of an ill-conceived road trip, two siblings bounce between hope and despair.

CI: A TEDD Talkumentary
(USA/2015/20mins) Directed by Martin Sweeney
Real-life Silicon Valley innovator Michael Fertik plays a start-up superstar in this satirical mockumentary film.

DOG BOWL
(USA/2015/19mins) Directed by Gordy Hoffman
A heartbroken girl spiraling through life stumbles upon the true nature of her existence after stealing the vest off of a service dog.

IT HAD WINGS
(USA/2015/10mins) Directed by Ellen Hemphill and Jim Haverkamp
A widow, alone at home, sees something heavenly fall into her backyard. A redemptive tale, written and narrated by novelist Allan Gurganus.

THE IDEAL
(Latvia/2015/15:33mins) Directed by Uldis Cipsts
A rich rock star spends to make his good-looking concubine… ideal. When he wants her smarter, the possibility of a brain transfer arises.

IMAGINAPPED (USA/2015/14mins) Directed by Stian Hafstad
When her imaginary friend is kidnapped, Olivia (8) has to team up with the hyperactive boy next door in order to get him back.

MAUVAISES TETES (Bad Heads)
(USA & France/2015/14mins) Directed by Rebekah Fieschi
A dark comedy in the spirit of classic MGM and Universal horror from the 1920s/30s.

MI CASA, SU CASA (France/2015/ 15mins) Directed by Sara Verhagen
When Celine returns from a holiday, a certain Bartleby welcomes her with open arms to… HER home? To HIS home?

MINISTRY OF GUILT
(UK/2015/10mins) United Kingdom) Directed by Detsky Graffam
Sam Smith is woken by the late-night delivery of threatening notes.

MOS
(Canada/2015/18:47mins.) Directed by Scott Brown
The search is on for Enzo Ball, the Miman audio-offender.

ON SECOND THOUGHT
(USA/2015/23:39) Directed by Timothy Voelker
Desperate to end his quarter-life crisis, Leroy Alpenvice attempts to sell his soul to the devil.

STACCATO
(Ireland/2015/22:24mins) Directed by Peter McQuinn
Pianist Thomas Croydon ‘s attention is diverted by the young gardner in the estate’s grounds.

THE GOODBYE
(USA/2015/17mins.) Directed by Mike P. Nelson
A screenwriter struggling to complete a ninja script must confront the death of the love of his life in order to move on with his own.

THE LAST LINE
(USA/2015/6:35mins) Directed by Beverly Tan
A poet relives a love story.

THE VISIT
(USA/2015/11mins) Directed by Shane Andries
Stereotype, victim, or perpetrator? ‘The Visit’ is an upside-down look at present day racial realities.

THE WISH HORSE
(USA/2015/18:44mins) Directed by Lisa Ford
Russell and Kitty are growing up with a mentally ill parent. When a foal is born on a neighboring farm, Kitty believes it is magical.

ZERO
(Spain/2015/29mins) Directed by David Victori
A boy and his father are emotionally and physically separated on the day earth intermittently loses gravity.

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