Summer Screenings – Independent Film Series: DC Shorts Film Festival

DC Shorts Film Festival, part of the 2nd annual ‘Summer Screenings’


“Banana Bread” 9:00, Comedy, Directed by Barton Landsman, USA

Matt’s Jewish mother actually has something to worry about.

“Gayby” 12:00, Comedy, Directed by Jonathan Lisecki, USA

Jenn, a permanently single woman, persuades her gay best friend to make a baby – the old fashioned way.

“Prayers for Peace” 7:00, Animation, Directed by Dustin Grella, USA

An artist confronts the memory of his younger brother killed in the current conflict in Iraq.

“Delmer Builds a Machine” 2:00, Comedy, Directed by Landon Zakheim, USA

The account of the most important event which has ever happened.

“Corner Plot” 11:00, Documentary, Directed by Ian Cook & Andre Dahlman, USA

Amid the tangle of traffic, malls, and offices in downtown Silver Spring, rests a one-acre farm and its caretaker.

“Katrina’s Son” 15:00, Drama, Directed by Ya’Ke Smith, USA

After losing his grandmother during Hurricane Katrina, a young boy searches for the mother who abandoned him.

“Enter the Beard” 15:00, Documentary, Directed by Matt Lawrence and Scott Ballard, USA

In the Spring of 2009, men from across the globe convened in AK to compete in the World Beard and Mustache Championships.

“Touch” 10:00, Drama, Directed by Jen McGowan, USA

Two women make an unusual connection while waiting for a train.

“God of Love” 15:00, Comedy, Directed by Luke Matheny, USA

A lounge singer finds his prayers are answered when he receives a mysterious package of love-inducing darts.

Contact: Jon Gann

Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
1143 Hampshire Ave. NW
Contact: Larry Guillemette

Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel together with the DCCAH present the 2nd annual Summer Screenings, a series of independent film screenings in conjunction with area film organizations. All screenings are free and open to the public. Seating in the lounge is on a first come first serve basis. Specialty theater cocktails, regional microbrews and small bites will be available.

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