Short Film Program 2: On the Sharper Side
Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium
Washington, DC
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Short Film Program 2: On the Sharper Side
A selection of smart, inspired short fiction films with filmmakers attending for a post-screening discussion.

Flora (Spain/2019/14mins) directed by Javier Kühn. A Victorian story about life, death and everything in between.

Hey Zeus (USA/2019/ 7:28mins) directed by José A. Acosta. After a botched immigration raid, ICE agents give varying accounts of what happened.

Our Home Here (USA/2019/16.27mins ) directed by Angela Chen.  Parallel stories of broken relationships between parents and their children striving for the American Dream all revolving around one explosive night.

Ruby (Canada/2019/8:41mins) directed by Guillaume Comtois.  Lionel is a photographer. Ruby is a model. They knew each other a long time ago and both know the other is unhappy.

Tommy (Australia/2019/19mins) directed by Scott Dale. A young boy and his imaginary friend are caught in the middle of a nasty custody battle. As the feud between his parents reaches boiling point, worlds collide.

The Usual Route (USA/2019/11mins) directed by Cory Warner. Between starting a new job as a garbage collector and doing small dope deals, a 16-year-old, finds himself pulled in several directions. Based off selections from Steven Dunns novel, Potted Meat.


Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium (View)
1530 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
United States


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Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!