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Filmfest DC - MetroShorts

Sunday, April 22 at Landmark’s E Street Cinema

METROSHORTS

Total Running Time: 96 minutes

 

Creative Feds

Erica Ginsberg, Leon Gerskovic

USA, 2017, 15 minutes, documentary

Civil servants by day, artists by night: Two federal workers defy the stereotype of the “faceless bureaucrat.”

 

 

Jackenson

Linda Leila Diatta, Jean Marc Poteau

Niger/Haiti, 2017, 25 minutes, documentary

A 13-year-old boxing hopeful from Haiti’s notorious Cité Soleil slum is determined to box his way to the top.

 

 

Puerto Rico: Citizens in Peril

Rich Henrich, Daniel Seymour

USA, 2017, 8 minutes, documentary

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, citizens of Puerto Rico describe the environmental, economic, and emotional toll of the catastrophic storm.

 

 

Queens in Training

Deanna Del Ciello, Anna Molinaro

USA, 2017, 15 minutes, documentary

In Washington D.C., two preteen girls prepare for a citywide chess tournament and learn to apply those skills to challenges of race and gender.

 

 

Yewub Dar

Azigza Nuru

Ethiopia, 2018, 28 minutes, narrative

A young fisherman struggling with a catch diminished by invading water hyacinths in Lake Tana is forced to leave the woman and country village he loves to look for work in the city.

 

 

Permacounterculture

Leon Guanzon

USA, 2016, 5 minutes, documentary

In a U Street gallery, D.C.'s punk scene becomes an unlikely collaborator with permaculture, the agricultural system characterized by reciprocal self-sufficiency and community ethics.

Event Details

Filmfest DC - MetroShorts
Sunday, April 22, 2018
1:30 PM
Landmark's E Street Cinema  
This event is 
Age Limit: 

Ticket Options

Discount Packages

Packages offered through advance sale only unless otherwise noted. To purchase a package, please follow the links below:

Director's Package:
10 tickets for $100 ($140 value) plus $5.00 convenience fee
Weekday Package:
4 tickets for $45 ($56 value) plus $3.00 convenience fee

Event Map

Landmark's E Street Cinema  
555 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004