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Filmfest DC - Shorts 2

Run Time: 107 Minutes

Short Cuts Program 2

TRT 107 min

 

BALCONY

David Dell'edera, Hungary, 6 minutes, 2015, animation

In this heat, everyone does what they want. The people in this movie are not sure what they want to do quite yet.

 

BAYARD AND ME

Matt Wolf, USA, 2017, 16 minutes, documentary

Walter Naegle shares memories of his life with civil rights leader Bayard Ruskin. In the 1980s when gay marriage was inconceivable, Bayard adopted Walter to obtain legal protections for their relationship and themselves.

 

GARDEN PARTY

Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro, France, 7 Minutes, 2016, animation

In a lavish deserted house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts

 

ILSE

Leah Varjacques & Katherine Nagasawa, USA, 14 minutes, 2016, documentary

The daily realities of her situation come sharply into focus when Ilse, an undocumented teenager in Chicago, tries to apply to college.

 

LAPS

Charlotte Wells, USA, 6 minutes, 2016, narrative

On a routine morning, a woman on a crowded New York City subway is sexually assaulted in plain sight.

 

LUCIA, BEFORE AND AFTER

Anu Valia, USA, 14 minutes, 2016, narrative

After a very long drive, a young woman in Texas uneasily waits out her unanticipated 24 hours mandated by the state before her abortion can proceed.

 

NUTAG - HOMELAND

Alisi Telengut, Canada, 6 minutes, 2016, animation

This hand-painted visual poem is a requiem for the Kalmyk people, who suffered mass deportations during World War II.

 

THE ROBBERY, Jim Cummings, USA, 10 minutes, narrative

Crystal robs a liquor store–it goes pretty OK.

 

TEN METER TOWER

Maximilien Van Aertryck & Axel Danielson, Sweden, 16 minutes, 2016, documentary

People up on a ten-meter diving tower for their first time ponder the prospect of how to get down. An entertaining study of human vulnerability.

 

TOYS

Amanda Quaid, USA, 2 minutes, 2016, animation

Still wishing he'd had a son, a father gives his daughter toys intended for boys.

 

WAITING FOR HASSANA

Ifunanya Maduka, Nigeria, 10 minutes, 2016, documentary

In 2014, Boko Haram abducted 276 schoolgirls in Nigeria. One of the few girls able to escape keeps the memory of her lost friend alive.

 

 

Event Details

Filmfest DC - Shorts 2
Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:15 PM
Door Time: 6:15 PM
This event is 
Age Limit: 

Landmark E Street Cinema  

Ticket Options

General AdmissionUSD $13.00

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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 ($130 value) plus $5.00 convenience fee
Weekday Package:
4 tickets for $45 ($52 value) plus $3.00 convenience fee

Event Map

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