Details and screening times coming soon. Keep checking back this week
and next as we announce all the 2017 DCIFF Finalists.
Adam (USA/2016/2:27mins), Directed by Evelyn Ross
In the beginning of them She created us.
All the World’s a Stage (Germany/2016/1:30mins), Directed by Hannes Rall
An animated adaptation of Shakespeare’s poem narrated by actor and director Samuel West.
Batfish Soup (USA)/2016/4:30mins), Directed by Amanda Bonaiuto
Wacky relatives give way to mounting tensions with broken dolls, boiling stew and a bang.
Chika: The Dog in the Ghetto (Germany/2016/6:21mins), Directed by Sandra Schießl
Chika the dog and the five-year old Mikasch are the heroes of this story which is set in a Jewish ghetto in an unnamed Polish city. During World War II it was forbidden for Jews to keep their pets.
Dollface (Canada/2016/4:55mins), Directed by Kirsten Johnson
A woman covered in toys explores self-doubt, delusion, misplaced inner voices and embroidery floss.
Early Wish (not a ballerina) (Netherlands/2016/1:01mins), Directed by Hetty van Oordt
A childhood wish seems to become fulfilled.
ei: emotional intelligence (South Korea, USA/2016/8:23mins), Directed by Dennis Kim
The story of an AI unit who is anything but artificial.
Fish Witch (UK/2016/10mins), Directed by Adrienne Dowling
A witch who ekes out an isolated existence on a drifting iceberg meets Derek, a merman.
Fox and the Whale (Canada/2016/12:03mins), Directed by Robin Joseph
the tale of a curious fox who goes in search of an elusive whale. a journey of pursuit, longing and discovery.
Mirror (Germany/2016/5.17mins), Directed by Anna Lytton
To touch and be touched, to reveal and conceal.
New York City Sketchbook (USA/2016/13mins), Directed by Willy Hartland
Sketchbook drawings come to life in a dreamy vision of New York City.
Panic Attack! (USA/2016/3:20mins), Directed by Eileen O’Meara
You know the nagging thoughts that start with ‘did I leave the coffee on? One woman’s slippery hold on reality.
Rabbit Blood (Turkey, USA/2016/4:36mins), Directed by Yagmur Altan
Just an ordinary day at an old mysterious Turkish country house where its residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.
The History of Magic: Ensueno (USA/2016/5:23mins), Directed by Jose Luis Gonzalez
When the high school bell rings, Ester Bolaños escapes and when she rides her beloved bike home, she escapes reality.
The Past Inside the Present (USA/2016/12:13mins), Directed by James Siewert
A meditation on sexual anxiety and alienation.
Thank You for Visiting (India/2016/10.54mins), Directed by Dinesh Ram
Between day dreams of the past and mundane happenings of the present, an opportunity presents itself for a zoo bear to make its escape.
White Silence (South Korea/2016/13:4mins), Directed by Hyo-mi Kim
Mi-joo’s friends decide to go play with Tofu, Hyun-ji’s dog. The jealous Mi-joo kidnaps Tofu!