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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

Showtimes

Saturday, Sep 29
7:30pm
Sunday, Sep 30
7:30pm
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ONE WORLD * ONE WEEK * ONE FESTIVAL

Filmgoers in Portland can unite with over 100,000 film-lovers around the world during the week of Sept 27 - Oct 7 when the 21st Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Clinton Street Theater on September 29 and 30.

What is MANHATTAN SHORT?

MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites. If the Film Festival experience truly is about getting great works in front of as many eyes as possible, MANHATTAN SHORT offers the ultimate platform -- one that sees its films screened in Sydney, Mumbai, Moscow, Kathmandu, Vienna, Cape Town to cinemas in all fifty states of the United States and beyond --

You Be the Judge!

The Judges of the Finalists' Films are you. Audiences at each venue will be handed a voting card upon entry to each cinema and asked to vote for the ONE film they think should win. Votes are tallied by each cinema and sent through to MANHATTAN SHORT HQ. The over all winner is announced on Monday October 9, 2017.

"In times like these, cross-border events like MANHATTAN SHORT that contribute towards greater tolerance and understanding are needed now more than ever. This is a festival that's about communities bonding together via their local cinema. I want to thank and congratulate all the filmmakers and cinemas involved in the global cinematic event. MANHATTAN SHORT is not going to cable TV or Video on Demand or anywhere else. So get down to your local theater to see 10 of the best short films the world has to offer," said Founding Director Nicholas Mason. 

CHECK OUT THE 2017 TRAILER HERE.

Special Admission

$7-10 sliding scale; no one turned away for lack of funds. $8 ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE IN EARLY AUGUST.