For 10 years, the DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition has screened the world’s top short films to audiences throughout the region. This year, we will showcase over 153 films from 23 nations — including the country’s largest collection of short films by emerging Russian filmmakers. Hundreds of filmmakers and thousands of audience members will gather to mix, mingle and explore the art of short cinema.

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Mijo

Genre: Drama  |  Director: Rodrigo Monterray
Length: 16 min.  |  Country of Origin: USA

In his desire for fame, a teen actor chooses not to tell his mother the truth about an upcoming movie role.

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