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DC Shorts Film Festival Reviews: Showcases 9 to 12

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WASHINGTON -- The ninth edition of the DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition continues with the premieres of showcases nine through twelve on Saturday.

The next four programs begin with screenings at E Street Cinema and U.S. Navy Memorial Heritage Center and continue at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. We've reviewed each of the shorts, rated them out of 10 and averaged our overall score.

This crop of shorts include our lowest rated animated film and our highest rated foreign film.

Showcases one to four are reviewed here. Showcases five to nine are reviewed here. Showcases nine through twelve follow ...

Showcase 9

Overall score
6.9 out of 10

Showtimes
Saturday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m., followed by a Q&A, at E Street Cinema
Sunday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. at US Navy Memorial
Friday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. at US Navy Memorial

Click through to read reviews of the nine shorts.

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Showcase 10

Overall score
4.8 out of 10

Showtimes
Saturday, Sept. 8 at 4:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A, at E Street Cinema
Monday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. at E Street Cinema

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Showcase 11

Overall score
5 out of 10

Showtimes
Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m., followed by a Q&A, at E Street Cinema
Monday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at E Street Cinema
Saturday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. at Atlas Performing Arts Cinema

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Strong 12

Overall score
4.6 out of 10

Showtimes
Saturday, Sept. 8 at 9:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A, at E Street Cinema
Monday, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m. at E Street Cinema
Saturday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. at Atlas Performing Arts Cinema

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