Join us on October 6, 2018, when over 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities across six continents gather in cinemas, museums, and universities for one purpose . . . to veiw and vote on the finalist's films in the 21st annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

Upon entry at all participating venues, festival attendees are handed a Voting Card and an Official Program and asked to vote for the ONE Film and ONE Actor they feel should win. Votes are tallied by each host venue then emailed to our NYC headquarters.

The 9 Finalists: 


BAGHEAD (United Kingdom),  14:58,    Directed by: Alberto Corredor Marina,

Synopsis: Haunted by grief, a man asks questions only the recently deceased can answer. The dead get their say in the hidden chamber of a mysterious pub. You may not like what you hear.


FIRE IN A CARDBOARD CITY  (New Zealand), 8:47,   Directed by: Phil Brough

Synopsis: When Cardboard City catches fire, it's up to an energetic fire chief and his brave deputies to save its citizens from the encroaching flames.


HOME SHOPPER  (USA), 16:15,   Directed by: Dev Patel

Synopsis: In a loveless marriage, a woman seeks solace from a home shopping channel that proves to be her salvation...unless it was the problem all along.


HER (Kosovo), 12:14,    Directed by: More Raca

Synopsis: To escape a marriage arranged by her extremely religious father, a young girl seizes the chance to run away and save more than herself.


TWO STRANGERS WHO MEET FIVE TIMES  (United Kingdom), 12:12,    Directed by: Marcus Markou

Synopsis: Two strangers meet at key turning points over the course of their lives. The initial conflict gives way to compassion and eventual friendship.


SOMEONE  (Germany),  14:00,    Directed by: Marco Gadge

Synopsis: At the end of World War II, Red Army soldiers bent on brutal revenge for past atrocities attack a German city. Compassion comes from an unlikely source. Based on a true story.


CHUCHOTAGE  (Hungary),  16:00,   Directed by: Barnabás Tóth

Synopsis: During a professional conference in Prague, two interpreters in the Hungarian booth hilariously vie for the attention of one listener.


FAUVE  (Canada), 16:00,    Directed by: Jérémy Comte

Synopsis: Two boys playing in an abandoned surface mine take turns outdoing each other until the stakes are suddenly raised and it's no longer a game.


LACRIMOSA  (Austria), 18:27,    Directed by: Tanja Mairitsch

Synopsis: A young woman finds her lost lover in a world of ever-changing surreal landscapes. But love, she discovers, is more complicated than she imagines.


You Be The Judge!                                           





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     Sat, Sept 22nd

   10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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   Sat, Oct 6th

 12:00 noon edt

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