Manhattan Short Film Festival

Venue: The Sugar Club, 8 Lwr leeson Street, Dublin 2 Website: www.manhattanshort.com Price: €5 at the door Date: Sunday October 2ndTime: 7:30pm


On Sunday 2nd October Dublin filmgoers will unite with audiences in over 200 cities spanning six continents to view and judge the work of established emerging filmmakers from around the world at the 13th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival in The Sugar Club. With past finalists achieving the ultimate in recognition by being nominated and even winning the Oscar in the short film category, the Manhattan Short has become known as a breeding ground for the next big thing. The Manhattan Short Film Festival has selected 10 short films as finalists out of 598 entries received from 48 countries around the world. Countries represented this year include Australia, Canada, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, Hungry, Peru, Egypt, and two films from the USA in what festival organizers describe as the “United Nations of Film Festivals.”

These short films will not only entertain a global audience but will be judged by them as well. Filmgoers will be handed a voting card upon entry and asked to vote for the one film they feel should win. Votes are tallied at each participating cinema and submitted to festival headquarters where the winner will be announced in New York City as well as posted on the net at http://www.manhattanshort.com on Sunday, October 2nd at 10pm. 10 films for a mere €5 should be enough incentive to all of us who love film.


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