10 Years in 100 Minutes!

Relive a decade of incredible short films at DC Shorts REWIND. Two special showcases feature award-winning films from every year of the largest short film event on the East Coast (and recently named the Coolest Short Film Festival by Moviemaker Magazine).

A special Double Header Discount is available to see both shows on a single evening! Purchase here.

Intersections&AtlasLogo_Blue_2013DC Shorts REWIND is one of dozens of incredible performances, dance and theater during the month-long Intersections Festival at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Sat., Feb. 22, 2014 — 7:30pm (show A) Buy Tickets & 9:30pm (show B) Buy Tickets or both shows Buy Tickets
Fri. Mar. 7, 2014 — 7:30pm (show B) Buy Tickets & 9:30pm (show A) Buy Tickets or both shows Buy Tickets

Show A – Saturday, February 22 @ 7:30 pm and Friday, March 7 @ 9:30 pm

2004  |  15 minutes  |  Drama  |  USA
A piano tuner ingeniously fixes small problems in an old apartment, while teaching an anxious tenant a lesson in beauty.

SmallRoomTangoSmall Room Tango
2005  |  4 minutes  |  Experimental  |  USA
A videomusical exploring the possibilities of a piano practice room, merging aural and visual to produce a synesthetic experience.

2006  |  9 minutes  |  Comedy  |  USA
A plea for tolerance and acceptance, this educational documentary helps audiences clear up many of the terrible stereotypes and misconceptions we have about zombies.

DoYouHaveAMinuteDo You Have A Minute?
2007  |  5 minutes  |  Comedy  |  USA
Conservative Christian George and liberal feminist Liz are sidewalk activists who find that they might actually have something in common.

TheTangentThe Tangent (La Tangente)
2008  |  13 minutes  |  Drama  |  France
A young man offers a woman a ride, then sets off on a journey with no plans and no direction.

PigeonImpossiblePigeon: Impossible
2009  |  6 minutes  |  Animation/Comedy  |  USA
A rookie secret service agent is faced with a pigeon trapped inside of a multi-million dollar, government issued nuclear briefcase.

GodOfLoveGod of Love
2010  |  15 minutes  |  Comedy  |  USA
Winner, OSCAR®, Best Narrative Short, 2010
A lounge singer finds his prayers are answered when he receives a mysterious package of love- inducing darts.

TheScarecrowGirlThe Scarecrow Girl (A Menina Espantalho)
2011  |  12 minutes  |  Drama  |  Brazil
Denied the opportunity to go to school, Luzia creatively learns to read on her own.

2012  |  6 minutes  |  Animated/Fantasy  |  Argentina
An ordinary man has a plan to change the natural order of things.

WhiskyWaterOfLifeWhiskey / Water of Life (Uisce Beatha)
2013  |  8 minutes  |  Drama  |  Ireland
The true story of a young man who leaves rural Ireland to cross the ocean on the ill-fated Titanic.

Show B – Saturday, February 22 @ 9:30 pm and Friday, March 7 @ 7:30 pm

TheFurnitureThe Furniture
2004  |  2 minutes  |  Thriller  |  USA
This man has deep-seated fears.

FromTheStreetsFrom The Streets (De las Calles)

2005  |  6 minutes  |  Drama  |  USA
A Latin American street kid sees hunger, prostitution, and drugs as a way of life—because for him and his mother, it is the only life.

2006  |  6 minutes  |  Drama  |  USA
An eighty year old woman reflects on her past during the last hours of her life.

TheBarrowsThe Barrows
2007  |  10 minutes  |  Drama  |  Australia
No matter how dark their pasts, Mr. and Mrs. Barrow share a bond no walls, or even mortality, can break.

2008  |  12 minutes  |  Drama  |  USA
Love’s labor is lost on a used-car lot when misplaced affections lead to self- discovery and ultimately, tragedy.

2009  |  12 minutes  |  Comedy  |  USA
Answering the door on Halloween, Kari realizes that the trick-or-treating ‘ghost kid’ may actually be supernatural.

PrayersforPeacePrayers for Peace
2010  |  7 minutes  |  Animation/Documentary  |  USA
An artist confronts the memory of his younger brother killed in the Iraqi conflict.

SugarTopSugar Top (Sukkertoppen)
2011  |  11 minutes  |  Comedy  |  Norway
The daily race to the top of the local mountain just became more of a challenge.

FriendRequestPendingFriend Request Pending
2012  |  12 minutes  |  Comedy  |  United Kingdom
Two mature friends learn the pitfalls and problems of using social networking to woo the local choirmaster.

AppleOfMyEyeApple of My Eye (Mi Ojo Derecho)
2013  |  13 minutes  |  Drama  |  Spain
Neither time nor distance can sever the special ties with your grandmother.



1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC

The H Street corridor has seen a great deal of development over the past few years. The neighborhood now boasts some of the city’s best restaurants and is home to incredible nightlife.


The famed X2 cross-town bus picks up at Gallery Place and drops off in front of the Atlas Theater every 15–20 minutes. Metrobus costs $1.80 cash or $1.60 when you use your SmartTrip card.


There is metered street parking.


There is a bike rack in front of the theater. In addition, if you are a member of Capital Bikeshare, there is a station at 13th and H Streets, NE — on the same block as the Atlas Theater.