About DC Shorts Film Festival
Recognized by MovieMaker Magazine, USAToday and Washington City Paper Reader’s Poll as one of the best film festivals in the world, DC Shorts champions short films and the filmmakers who create them. DC Shorts kicks off its 16th year on Thursday, September 19. With filmmakers traveling from around the globe to attend, an array of festival offerings includes panels discussions and free filmmaking workshops. Official Selection Showcases present films covering a variety of subjects in all of the main genre categories, that are from two to 30 minutes in length, and presented in 90-minute programs, with many showcases followed by filmmaker Q&A’s. This year’s films were selected from more than 1,250 submissions, and 7 Dutch films are included in the showcases.