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 MANHATTAN SHORT The world’s first global film festival

Tuesday, October 3 at 7:30 pm - Members $11 / Public $16 

ONE WORLD - ONE WEEK - ONE FESTIVAL. Over 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities across six
continents gather in Cinemas, Museums and Universities for one view and vote on the Finalists’ Films in the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

Do No Harm

Country: New Zealand

Directed by: Rosanne Liang

Time: 12:00

Synopsis: 3am. Hongjing, China. 1980s. A single-minded surgeon is forced to break her physician’s oath when violent
gangsters storm into a hospital to stop a crucial operation.


Country: Spain

Directed by: Ángel Gómez Hernández

Time: 15:00

Synopsis: A divorced mother is obsessed with the idea that her ex-husband is plotting to take her baby away from her.

Fickle Bickle

Country: USA

Directed by: Stephan Ward

Time: 10:45

Synopsis: Left alone in a magnificent mansion after the forgetful owner goes on vacation, a plumber contacts his high school crush, knowing she’s always been a “gold-digger.”

Hope Dies Last

Country: United Kingdom

Directed by: Ben Price

Time: 7:43

Synopsis: During World War II, a prisoner working as a barber for the Nazis fears every haircut may be his last.


Perfect Day

Country: Spain

Directed by: Ignacio Redondo

Time: 10:45

Synopsis: With a $10 million business deal set to close and a date with a beautiful girl, David figures today will be the best day of his life. Not quite.


Just Go!

Country: Latvia

Directed by: Pavel Gumennikov

Time: 10:45

Synopsis: A young man who lost both his legs in a childhood accident comes to the rescue of the girl he loves when she is victimized by villains.

Mare Nostrum

Country: Syria

Directed by: Rana Kazkaz & Anas Khalaf

Time: 13:00

Synopsis: On a Mediterranean shore, a Syrian father’s decision to give his daughter a better life puts her in danger of losing it.

Viola, France

Country: Italy

Directed by: Marta Savina

Time: 15:00

Synopsis: Sicily, 1965. Franca is being forced to marry her rapist to avoid becoming a pariah in her traditionalist community but she rebels against the established custom.


In a Nutshell

Country: Switzerland

Directed by: Fabio Friedli

Time: 5:00

Synopsis: Love, war and the myriad states of humanity and the world condensed into a visual summation that’s a treat for the eyes.

8 Minutes

Country: Georgia

Directed by: Gega Khmaladze

Time: 12:40

Synopsis: With the end of the world fast approaching, an aging magician realizes one last feat of magic is required of him.