Thursday, February 08, 2007

DC Shorts Film Festival 2006

Best of DC Shorts 2006 Film Festival

Friday, February 9th
Saturday, February 10th
7:00 – 9:00pm

At the United States Navy Memorial's Heritage Center
701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Enter from the Plaza
Metro: Archives/Navy Mem’l/Penn Quarter

Best First-Time Filmmaker and Audience Choice Winner
Drama, 6:11
An eighty year old woman reflects on her past during the last hours of her life

Best Woman Director and Audience Choice Winner
Vagabond Shoes
Musical, 18:06
A chance occurrence gives Alex, an enigmatic homeless man,the opportunity to enter a high society gathering

Best Local Film
Bone Mixers
Documentary, 22:44
An unlikely group of individuals united by their love of the game called dominoes

Filmmaker’s Choice and Audience Choice Winner
Artistic License
Comedy, 23:00
David Milken takes the license photos at the DMV and he takes his job very, very seriously

Festival Director’s Choice
Dirty Mary
Comedy, 19:00
Based on the true story…of a dirty, dirty, girl!

Audience Choice Winner
Full Disclosure
Romantic Comedy, 16:00
Everett decides to reveal every terrible habit, attitude, and hang-up on the First Date

Audience Choice Winner
A Short History of Sweet Potato Pie and How It Became A Flying Saucer
Documentary, 17:25

The true life story of Pearl Mallory’s Sweet Potato Pie and its magical effect on the elderly residents of St. Mary’s Court Retirement Community

Audience Choice Winner
Comedy, 8:27
A plea for tolerance and acceptance, this educational documentary helps audiences understand some of the challenges zombies face in our society

Advance ticket sales
Each screening $10
(cash only at the Navy Memorial if seats are available)

Funds will help defer the 2008 festival entry costs for many up and coming filmmakers
After the screenings, descend upon a local Penn Quarter neighborhood restaurant for an informal get together

DC Shorts Film Festival
1317 F Street NW

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