The Manhattan Short Film Festival 2011 returns to LITM!
The world's first global film festival received 598 Entries from 48 Countries and of these 10 Films are Finalists for this years Festival ( See titles listed below) . These Films will screen over 700 times in over 200 Cities spanning 6 Continents during One Week.
Time: 7pm sharp | Entry Fee: $5 Featured Films:
INCIDENT BY A BANK Shot using a single camera, 90 people meticulously recreate a failed bank robbery that took place in Stockholm in June 2006.
DIK A six-year-old boy brings home a piece of schoolwork that provokes his parents to question his sexual orientation.
I LOVE LUCI A comedy of missing teeth, unrequited love and one dog’s potential to shape the fortunes of a couple destined never to be together.
MAK Ilinka is 14 years old. She has been living in Switzerland for a year with her Moldavian mother and aunt. Ilinka just gave birth to a boy. Ilinka‘s mother has heard about a box where unwanted babies can be deposited.
THE LEGEND OF BEAVER DAM A campfire song awakens an evil monster, and now it’s up to nerdy Danny Zigwitz to save his fellow campers from a bloody massacre. Heads will rock’n'roll!
SEXTING Fed up with her relationship with a married man, a young woman decides to meet his wife for coffee.
THE FOREST Murder is committed in the forest. A young man becomes caught up in the events, and this experience has an increasingly unsettling effect on him.
A DOCTOR'S JOB Doctor Ramon Moran supplements his income by driving a taxi in order to financially support his mentally ill mother. While driving the taxi, Ramon becomes involved in a crime that tests his pride and work ethic.
DAVID & GOLIATH The true story of a man, a dog and the Holocaust.
MARTYR FRIDAY An inside look at the events surrounding the 2011 uprising in Cairo.
You Be The Judge:
Audiences at each venue will be handed a voting card and asked to vote for the ONE Film they think should win. Votes will be sent to MANHATTAN SHORT HQ where the winner will be announced on October 2nd at 10pm and posted on http://www.ManhattanShort.com/
With some of the festival's past Finalists going on to achieve Oscar Nominations and even winning the coveted Oscar in the short film category and moving into the feature film industry, MANHATTAN SHORT is your chance to not only see the next generation of filmmakers from around the world, but to vote on them as well.