Kick off your summer with a laugh-out-loud comedy night at “DC Shorts Laughs” on Friday, June 21, at 7pm and 9pm. Enjoy the hilarious, non-stop humor of three local comedians performing live stand-up sets, then each introducing their favorite funny short films including "Holly Goes to Therapy" an...
Friday, June 21 2019 7:00 PM — 10:30 PM
DC Shorts and the DC Film Alliance are celebrating springtime with an evening of live musical performances plus the most evocative music-themed short films of the past year, and an OPEN BAR of beer and wine before the show. For “one night only,” enjoy the gorgeous voices of local vocal artists Av...
Saturday, May 4 2019 8:00 PM — 11:30 PM
Join DC Shorts in celebrating Valentine's Day with a collection of four relationship-themed showcases, from hilarious to heart-crushing and every emotion in between. Whether with a group of friends, in a happy coupling, or flying solo, enjoy a great time with DC Shorts + Sweet snacks and an open ...
Fri, Feb 15 2019 7:00 PM — Sat, Feb 16 2019 11:30 PM
We’re happy to announce the winners of DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition 2017. Be sure to come see them during Our Best of Weekend (September 15th and 16th) as well as at DC Shorts Wins.
Sat, Sep 15 2018 8:00 PM — Sun, Sep 16 2018 9:30 PM
We’re happy to announce the winners of DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition 2018. Be sure to come see them during Our Best of Weekend (September 15th and 16th) as well as at DC Shorts Wins.
Sat, Sep 15 2018 10:00 PM — Sun, Sep 16 2018 7:30 PM
The DC Shorts Screenplay Competition is a very different kind of screenwriting competition. A panel of judges consisting of filmmakers, screenwriters and critics reviewed over 80 screenplays — and selected the top 6 to be performed for you! After a table reading, the audience will vote for their ...
Friday, September 14 2018 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Shorts films that will thrill and chill you! Poker Night, Abeyance, Wandering Eyes, Evie Christmas Gift, Cells, The Son, The Father, Deja Vu, Who Decides, A Taxi Of Coldness
Thursday, September 13 2018 9:15 PM — 10:45 PM
Politics, fame and fortune, immigration, terrorism, bullying. Themes too topical to ignore. This showcase runs approximately 120 minutes. Guns Found Here, The Avocado, Ostrich, View, Casey, State Of Emergency, Six Miles Out, Beneath The Ink, Sun Shine.
Thursday, September 13 2018 9:00 PM — 10:30 PM
Shorts films that explore women. Mama, Round Trip, Before Prison, Minstrel Vs. Puppet, Marguerite, Black, I Am, The Likes And Dislikes of Marj Bagley, Period. End Of Sentence.
Thursday, September 13 2018 7:15 PM — 8:45 PM
If Laughter is the best medicine, then you will leave happy and healthy. This showcase runs approximately 120 minutes. Manspreading, Funeral, Pietas, Hiatus, Holly Goes To Therapy, End Of The Line, Oculus Malus, My First Time, That Was Awesome!, Emergency.
Thursday, September 13 2018 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM