MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2018
- Saturday, 7:30PM, 29 September NEW
- Sunday, 5PM, 30 September FINAL
MANHATTAN SHORT has announced the Final Nine selections for its 21st Annual Short Film Festival, taking place in over 350 venues across six continents between September 27th and October 7, 2018. MANHATTAN SHORT is the only event of its kind. The Final Nine are screened simultaneously across the world during a one-week period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue. By virtue of their selection by MANHATTAN SHORT, each short film is automatically Oscar-qualified.
What’s the Best Short Film of 2018? You Be the Judge at the 21st Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.
Directed by: Alberto Corredor Marina
Country: United Kingdom
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 Cardboard City
Directed by: Phil Brough
Country: New Zealand
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.
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.
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
Directed by: Marcus Markou
Country: United Kingdom
Synopsis: Two strangers meet at key turning points over the course of their lives. The initial conflict gives way to compassion and eventual friendship.
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.
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.
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.
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.