Manhattan Short Film Festival Brings in Record Submissions

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Paramount Presents: Manhattan Short Film Festival
Friday, September 29, 2017
$11.00 Student, $15.00 Adult

Film-lovers can unite with over 100,000 fellow viewers around the world during the week of September 28 through October 8 when the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at The Paramount on Friday, September 29!

CLICK HERE for the full film line-up and tickets!

The 10 MANHATTAN SHORT finalists hail from nine countries with films from Syria, Latvia and Georgia representing their respective countries for the first time in this event. Two short films hail from Spain, the only country with multiple Final 10 selections. These Final 10 short films represent the best short films among a record 1615 submissions from 75 countries received by MANHATTAN SHORT for 2017, testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of short films. This year’s Final 10 represent an extraordinary range of film genres with comedy, drama, horror, sci-fi, animation and martial arts short films all part of the MANHATTAN SHORT program.

About Manhattan Short:
MANHATTAN SHORT began in 1998, when Mason screened 16 short films onto a screen mounted to the side of a truck on Mulberry Street, Little Italy New York City. A year later the Festival moved uptown to Union Square Park in New York City. MANHATTAN SHORT transformed into a worldwide phenomenon, becoming the only film festival on the planet that unfolds, simultaneously, in more than 250 cinemas on six continents, bringing over 100,000 film-lovers in all corners of the globe together for one week, via the next generation of filmmakers. Click here to read how it all began.