Entries for the festival come from around the world, including England, Ireland, France, Finland, Australia and the United States.
Audiences in 300 cities around the world will be able to cast a vote for their favorites among the 10 films to be screened.
This year's finalists:
- "#30" (Timothy Wilde) Australia
- "Do I Have to Take Care of Everything" (Selma Vilhunen) Finland
- “Friday” (Seb Edwards) England
- “No Comment” (Alexandra Naoum) France
- “Irish Folk Furniture" (Tony Donaghue) Ireland
- “Black Metal” (Kat Candler) USA
- “Faces From Places” (Bastien Dubois) France
- “I Am a Great Big Ball of
- “Kismet Diner” (Mark Nunnely) England
- “Pale of Settlement” (Jacob Sillman) USA
Filmgoers will be asked to vote for a film; votes will tallied at each participating cinema and
submitted to MANHATTAN SHORT headquarters. The winner will be announced in
New York City
and posted online (www.ManhattanShort.com ) on Oct. 6 at 10 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for members, $15 for others and can bought online or at the box office or Brown Paper Tickets at The screenings begin at 7:30 p.m.
$10 Members / $15 Public Tickets can be purchased online, www.CinemaArtsCentre.org at the box office during theater hours or by calling Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006.
For the first time, Manhattan Short will also name a best actor,based on audience voting.