DC Shorts Film Festival Reviews: Showcases 9 to 12

09/08/2012 12:39 pm ET
Courtesy of DC Shorts Film Festival

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.

DC Shorts Film Festival Showcase 9

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

Click through to read reviews of the seven shorts.

DC Shorts Film Festival Showcase 10

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

Click through to read reviews of the eight shorts.

DC Shorts Film Festival Showcase 11

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

Click through to read reviews of the eight shorts.

DC Shorts Film Festival Showcase 12

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