Manhattan Short Film Festival

Opens Friday, September 27
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An extraordinary global event will take place the week of September 27 to October 6, 2013 when over 100,000 people in over 300 cities across six continents gather in Cinemas, Galleries, Universities, Museums and Cafes for one view and vote on our Finalists' Films in the Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

Their 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 us apart from any other film event of the year.

Manhattan Short is your chance to see the next generation of filmmakers from around the world. Over the past ten years, six of their films were nominated for Oscars in the short film category. Many of the finalists have gone on to make notable feature films and this festival believes in the notion that it is "The public that creates stars". And for a short film, there is no bigger public than the worldwide public of Manhattan Short.

2013 Finalists

Irish Folk Furniture - dir Tony Donoghue

An animated documentary about repair and recycling in rural Ireland.

No Comment - dir Alexandra Naoum

A girl has two unexpected encounters with men in the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris.

Pale of Settlement - dir Jacob Sillman

Based on true events, The Pale of Settlement, tells the story of a 10 year old Jewish boy, Moische, who must escape forced conscription into the Russian Army during the Crimean War.

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