2015 DC Shorts Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 10–20, 2015

Award Winners

Outstanding Local Film

The Confidential Informant

OUTSTANDING LIVE ACTION SHORT

Shok

Outstanding Documentary Short

The Nike Chariot Earring

Outstanding First-Time Director

Moving On

Festival Programmer’s Choice

Barrio Boy

OUTSTANDING AniMATED SHORT

The Oceanmaker

Filmmakers’ Favorite

Hazel + Louis: Animal Agents

AUDIENCE WINNERS

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos
A Letter to God
Dr. Illegal
Hazel + Lois: Animal Agents
Help Point
For Better, For Worse
The Bridge Partner
This is Joe
Who’s Up?
Discipline
Stutterer
Shok

Best of DC Shorts - Showcase A

Screenings

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 - 3:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 - 6:00pm

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Moving On

Comedy • United States • 11 minutes

What happens when you wake up to the news you need to move on — and move out at the same time?

Letter to God

Drama • Azerbaijan • 17 minutes

On learning that he’s going to die, a man decides to write a letter to God.

Stutterer

Drama • Ireland • 13 minutes

Greenwood speaks eloquently in his head, but his interactions with the world are hampered by his stutter.

The Bridge Partner

Horror/Suspense • United States • 14 minutes

Paranoia takes over a reluctant senior when she is threatened by her bridge partner.

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

AnimationDrama • Russia • 16 minutes

Two astronauts, the best of friends, work through training so they can travel to space.

Shok

Drama • United Kingdom • 21 minutes

The friendship of two boys is tested as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war.

Best of DC Shorts - Showcase B

Screenings

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 - 5:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 - 9:00pm
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 - 8:00pm

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Barrio Boy

Experimental • United States • 8 minutes

A Latino barber secretly falls in love with a handsome Irish stranger over the course of a haircut

This is Joe

Documentary • Spain • 4 minutes

Joe Shuster, one of Superman’s character creator, worked as a delivery guy.

The Oceanmaker

AnimationDrama • United States • 11 minutes

After the seas have disappeared, a courageous pilot fights pirates over the last source of water — clouds.

Discipline

Drama • Switzerland • 12 minutes

As a result of publicly disciplining his daughter, a man sets off a string of altercations.

For Better, For Worse

Drama • Israel • 19 minutes

The dynamic relationships of three couples is explored when they spend time at a local hospital.

Help Point

ComedyDrama • United Kingdom • 13 minute

Two people meet while searching for their cars in an airport parking lot.

The Nike Chariot Earring

Documentary • United States • 14 minutes

Stolen from the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, a priceless artifact is recovered by a unlikely docent.

Hazel + Louis: Animal Agents

Comedy • United States • 9 minutes

In Hollywood, its all about who you know. That’s why all of the A-List animals know Hazel and Louis.

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