Thursday, September 20, 2012

Manhattan Short Film Festival comes to venues in Concord and Bethlehem, NH

MANHATTAN SHORT
THE WORLD'S FIRST GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL 

NEW HAMPSHIRE
You Be the Judge!

Over 100,000 Film-Lovers in over 300 cities across 6 continents unite for One Week for One Film Festival

Latest News: New York, NY, September 18th, 2012, Filmgoers in New Hampshire will unite with over 100,000 film-lovers around the world this week when the 15th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the venues listed below.

Click Here to View the Official Trailer for the 2012 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

This year The Festival received 520 entries from 49 countries and selected 10 Finalists (see titles below) whose films will not just entertain a global audience, but be judged by them as well. Audiences at each venue will be handed a voting card and asked to vote for the ONE film they think is best. Votes will be sent through to MANHATTAN SHORT HQ in NYC, and the winner will be announced on Sunday, October 7th, at 10 PM, at ManhattanShort.com.

MANHATTAN SHORT is more than just one of the largest short film festivals in the world... it's the World's First Global Film Festival, and it gives us great pleasure to invite you to take part in it.

Cinemas hosting MANHATTAN SHORT near you are listed below. Click the links on the city names below for show times, tickets and more information.

BETHLEHEM: Colonial Theatre, Screenings: Fri Oct 5-Sat Oct 6

CONCORD: N.H.T.I., Screenings: Fri Oct 5-Sat Oct 6


Click Here for a Full List of Cinemas & Venues Hosting MANHATTAN SHORT 2012 


FINALISTS 2012

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 Curios 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 Saltykov
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. Click

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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