Manhattan Short Film Festival
An extraordinary global event will take place from late September to early October when over 100,000 people in over 250 cities across six continents gather for one purposeto view and vote on our Finalists' Films in the Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. The Festival's mission is to unite audiences across all seven continents of the globe for one week via the most compelling short films submitted each year. One World One Week One Festival is emblazoned within the rings that surround the Festivals Logo and it is this mantra that sets it apart from any other film event of the year.
This year's Film Festival that will take place in over 300 Cinemas across six continents. This year the Festival received 520 entries from 49 countries, with films from Norway, The Netherlands, Russia, England, Ireland, Peru, France, Romania, USA and Spain making up the ten finalists.
These films will not only entertain but be judged by an audience of over 100,000 film-lovers across six continents. Audiences at each venue will be asked to vote for the ONE film they think is best and the winner of the ultimate audience award will be announced at ManhattanShort.com on Sunday October 7th at 10PM EST.
The Devil's Ballroom: (Norway 15:30) Henrik M Dahlsbrakken
On a perilous journey to the North Pole, an Arctic explorer makes a critical decision with lifelong consequences.
A Curious Conjunction of Coincidences:
(The Netherlands 8:34) Joost Reijmers
Bad luck connects three men together even though they live in different centuries.
Where Does The Sea Flow:
(Russia 14:00 * World Premier) Vitaly Soltykov
A mother comes to grips with a precocious young daughter and the violent circumstances of her birth.
Two & Two: (UK 8:25 USA Premier) Babak Anvari
In a school run by an authoritarian regime, a seemingly ridiculous decree becomes a syllabus for terror.
Cluck: (Ireland 18:57) Michael Lavelle
Feathers are ruffled at the orphanage when a new arrival threatens to upset the pecking order.
Behind The Mirrors: (Peru 12:10) Julio O Ramos
When one of the night's customers at a disreputable motel leaves an unexpected mess, the young manager sees an opportunity that may change his family's fortunes forever.
The Elaborate End of Robert Ebb: (France/UK 12:50) Clement Bolla, FX Goby, Matthieu Landour
A monster terrorizes a town and induces collective hysteria with hilarious results.
Superman, Spiderman or Batman: (Romania 11.00) Tudor Giurgiu
Inspired by his favorite comic book heroes, a young boy tries to save the day.
'92 Skybox Alonzo Mourning Rookie Card: (USA 12.00) Todd Sklar
Brothers Jim and Dave sort out their differences in extreme fashion when their father dies.
Voice Over: (Spain 9.50) Martin Rosete
A series of life-threatening experiences pale in comparison to a situation that requires real courage.
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