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Charlottesville – MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival – Sept 29 – Free

The Manhattan Short Film Festival is taking place in over 250 cities globally. The 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.

The Final 10 are:
Do No Harm (New Zealand), Behind (Spain), Fickle Bickle (USA), Hope Dies Last (United Kingdom) The Perfect Day (Spain), Just Go! (Latvia), Mare Nostrum (Syria), Viola, Franca (Italy), In a Nutshell (Switzerland) 8 Minutes (Georgia).

Oscar-Qualifying Screenings:
In addition, all Final 10 short films will become Oscar-qualified, meaning they will become automatically eligible for an Academy Award nomination. Cinemagoers will become instant film critics as they are handed a ballot upon entry that allows them to vote for the Best Film and Best Actor.

September 29, 7:00pm at The Paramount Theatre

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