2015 DC Shorts Film Festival

SEPTEMBER 10–20, 2015

Family Showcase


Saturday, September 12 at 11:00am
In 8 library branches throughout the District:

Ward 1 – Mt Pleasant Neighborhood Library
3160 16th St NW

Ward 2 – Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R St. NW

Ward 3 – Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library
4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Ward 4 – Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library
7420 Georgia Ave. NW

Ward 5 – Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library
5401 South Dakota Ave. NE

Ward 6 – Northeast Neighborhood Library
330 7th St. NE

Ward 7 – Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library
3660 Alabama Ave. SE

Ward 8 – Anacostia Neighborhood Library
1800 Good Hope Road SE

This showcase runs approximately 50 minutes and includes all of the films listed on the page. These films are appropriate for children aged 8+. We recommend downloading the Parents' Guide with film information and discussion ideas.

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Play Date

Drama • United States • 15 minutes

A girl befriends a homeless woman who was once a renowned chef.

Switch Man

AnimationComedy • Taiwan • 2 minutes

Switch Man attempts to save his city from an evil praying mantis…if only his belt could work.

The Oceanmaker

AnimationDrama • United States • 11 minutes

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


Animation • United States • 3 minutes

A young boy chases his wayward kite to discover a magical place where kites fly free.

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