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Plays in Shorts Program: Through the Glass Darkly
Saturday, June 15
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Eaton Cinema

1201 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

Bob’s Funeral


Jack Dunphy

Executive Producer

Andrew Morrison


Jordan Tetewsky


Jack Dunphy


Alexander Girav, Jack Dunphy

Exploring the roots of generational trauma, the director brings his camera to his estranged grandfather’s funeral. This dramedy delves into the complexities of a dysfunctional family and the significance of celebrating a loved one’s life.

Director, Bob's Funeral

Jack Dunphy is a filmmaker, animator, actor, and writer from Chicago. His short films Serenity and Chekhov have played at Sundance, AFI, and festivals around the world. His latest short, Bob’s Funeral, won Best Nonfiction Short Film at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. Filmmaker Magazine named him one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film.

His short film Revelations premiered at Slamdance and went on to play at The Champs-Élysées Film Festival in Paris, France. His short film Brontosaurus played the True/False, Nashville, Florida, Philadelphia, and Cucalorus film festivals.

He starred in Assholes (dir. Peter Vack), which won the audience award at SXSW. He co-wrote Stinking Heaven, which premiered at The International Festival of Rotterdam with Nathan Silver, and wrote, edited, and produced Silver’s The Great Pretender, which played Tribeca, AFI, and festivals around the world.