Best of International Shorts 2015

Thanks all for attending the Best of the International Shorts 2015 screenings at DC Arts Center (at Adams Morgan) and Angelika Theater (Union Market) in Washington DC. We are highly encouraged by everybody's feedback and hope to return for 2016 with another set of fun and enjoyable short films! 

The survey results from our screening at Angelika on December 12, 2015 can be viewed now:


Directed by: Javier Marco

Synopsis: A man and a woman meet on a bus. She's engineer and she's married. He's homeless.. Watch Trailer

Grown Ups/Spain/10 mins

Directed by: Javier Marco Rico

Synopsis: Carlos and Marta, both 35 years old, are living the life they've always dreamed of…a house with a yard, a dog, and they're even about to have a child…but there's no such thing as a perfect life. Watch Trailer

Sermon on the mount/Spain/19 mins


Synopsis: It was ever thus, from small, forever. While in Spain concludes dictatorship over 36 years with the death of General Franco, and after the death of his parents, a girl Ana capital making the decision to leave Granada and go north of the province for which never had the strength to do in life from their parents. Watch Trailer

Ek Tohfa- A Parting Gift/India/11.33 mins

Directed by: Gauri Warudi

Synopsis: Ek Tohfa is based on a short story by Indian author and blogger Vikram Karve. It is the story of Shruti and Gautam, a successful and ambitious couple. They both love their only son Aditya immensely. Time however plays a cruel trick on them and a once 'much-in-love' couple is going for the jugular now. Each wants to keep the child. What happens to their fight for custody? Is it a victory or a defeat? And for whom? Watch Trailer

A good deal/France/20 mins


Synopsis: Organizing, collecting and keeping preciously every coupons he finds, Guillaume Malbet makes the world a better place... At least for him. But one day, he realizes he has an intimate enemy, one of those that make super-heros go beyond their limits. Watch Trailer

The present/Germany/4.33 mins

Directed by: Anna Matacz

Synopsis: Jake spends most of his time playing videogames indoors until his mum decides to give him a present. Watch Trailer

Good Hands/Argentina/5 mins

Directed by: Francisco Bendomir

Synopsis: A young couple makes the unfortunate mistake of leaving their baby in the hands of a teenager. Watch Trailer

DAD IN MUM/France/6 mins

Directed by: FABRICE BRACQ

Synopsis: The middle of the night. Moans are heard behind the parents' door. Two young sisters are asking questions...Archive

Official Selections 2015

Deadly/Ireland/9 mins

Directed by: Aidan McAteer

Synopsis: Deadly tells the story of Boney, a working stiff in a dead-end job. That is until he has a run-in with a spirited old lady named Bridie... Watch Trailer

Mortal Dilemma/United States/13.8 mins

Directed by: Michael Minton

Synopsis: Violence erupts between three unrepentant men at a West Texas roadside café. Watch Trailer