ONLINE JUNE 23 - 28, 2021
DC Shorts Laughs Online 2021
It’s time for levity and laughter with the audience-favorite annual program DC Shorts Laughs! Each June, DC Shorts present some of the best comedy short films from the past year that you’ll find in any one place. Enjoy two online Showcases (A and B) each with eight hilarious short films that will bring about smiles, grins, chuckles, and maybe even some actual LOL’ing.
Whether you missed them the first time around or want to see them again because they’re that good, join us for a rollercoaster ride of revelry. Plus, supporting this program helps to raise much needed funds for DC Shorts, a 501c3 nonprofit, and spotlights brilliant filmmakers. So get ready to pop some popcorn, pour yourself a glass of your favorite beverage, and catch DC Shorts Laughs online.
Showcase A – $12 (8 Films / 98 Minutes)
Showcase B – $12 (8 Films / 92 Minutes)
Double Header Showcase – $20 (See all 16 films in both showcases for$20!)
Pre-purchase today with films available online from Wednesday, June 23, thru Monday, June 28, 2021.
Each showcase runs approximately 95 minutes, is appropriate for ages 18+, and is available in North America only. No refunds.
A Japanese trumpet player on a cultural pilgrimage to discover New York City jazz experiences a hell of a night after being lost in Brooklyn.
Joe and Connie's awkward blind date takes an interesting turn when they discover that they share the same magical ability.
When a desperate father discovers his daughter’s favorite cake decoration is illegal, he descends into a confectionery black market. Now he must make the ultimate parenting choice - break a birthday promise or break the law?
After one too many rage-filled outbursts, a magical talking dog named Basketball must talk his owner, Frank, out of having him put down.
A woke boarding school student questions her commitment to activism when she finds herself with no friends, countless enemies and facing some very serious accusations that threaten to get her expelled.
After 40-years of codependent marriage, a husband makes a life changing decision to ensure that he will never have to endure another waking moment with his wife.
Three Indian people imagine their personas as their "coffee shop names," the names they give baristas because their real names are hard to pronounce.
Can a support group for compulsive liars trust their new leader?
A group of drama school students eagerly await their Masterclass from a prolific West End star. But just how far will she go to get the results she wants for her art, and who will she destroy on the way?
A socially anxious young woman lands a hot date. There’s only one problem, she's not sure if it's actually a date.
José faces a paranormal event that breaks into his home. As he fights for his life against the supernatural powers, Jose will have to discover the secret behind the phenomena if he wishes to regain control of his home.
During the 1990 World Cup, two young Palestinian boys are looking for “Maradona’s legs”; the last missing sticker that they need in order to complete their world cup album and win a free Atari.
Sixteen Thousand Dollars is a film that imagines a world in which a struggling black college grad wakes up to find that reparations have finally been paid to descendants of slaves in America. With this new found capital, they will decide how best to spend their reparations, totaling a mere $16,000. Receiving reparations opens up old wounds of slavery, Jim Crow, and systematic oppression.
Adam is a total slacker but for some reason he wants to take part in a triathlon. Murat is supposed to give him a ride but then the day does not exactly go as planned...
A clinic offers what you’ve always wanted… for a low price.
Seth Dodson, along with the rest of the world know the exact date of their ultimate demise. Just not how or at what time. We follow Seth on his death date as paranoia builds. Until something unlikely happens.
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