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Date:
Friday, September 30, 2022
Time:
7:00 pm
$9.50 Call for Discounts
Rating:
R
Length:
140 Minutes
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Manhattan Short Film Festival(2022)

PRESENTED BY FILMS at MANSHIP

Film lovers will unite in over 500 venues worldwide to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 25th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival takes place during September 22 to October 2, 2022. MANHATTAN SHORT is the only film festival of its kind. The Final selections screen simultaneously across the world during a one-week period, where attendees vote for Best Film and Best Actor awards at each participating venue. Every short film selected will automatically become qualified for the Oscars of 2023.

DON VS LIGHTNING

Directed by: Big Red Button
Cast: Peter Mullan, Joanna Scanlan
Country: Scotland
Run Time: 11:30
Synopsis: Don desires a quiet, rural life in the rural Scottish Highlands. Unfortunately, the Universe has more electrifying plans in store for him.

LOVE, DAD

Directed by: Diana Cam Van Nguyen
Country: Czech Republic & Slovakia
Run Time: 12:46
Synopsis: A woman rediscovers letters her father wrote to her from prison. She then decides to write to him, putting on paper what couldn't be said.


SAVE THE BEES

Directed by: Charlie Schwan
Cast: Jackson Pace, Peyton List
Country: USA
Run Time: 10:50
Synopsis: When a gruesome accident makes a messy break up even messier, a couple decides to set aside their differences in order to save themselves.


THE TREATMENT

Directed by: Alvaro Carmona
Cast: David Ramírez, Carla Torres, Álvaro Carmona
Country: Spain
Run Time: 9:00
Synopsis: A clinic offers bald men a full-proof way to restore hair...as long as you're okay with one controversial but related side effect.


FREEFALL

Directed by: Emmanuel Tenenbaum
Cast: Abraham Lewis, Vincent Regan, Packy Lee, Bally Gill
Country: France
Run Time: 19:28
Synopsis: A London stockbroker with a bad track record makes the bet of his life when New York's World Trade Center is attacked on 9/11. Inspired by a true story.


FETISH

Directed by: Rhian Williams
Cast: Jennifer Zhang, Joey Heyworth
Country: USA
Run Time: 13:00
Synopsis: An Asian American woman's one night stand takes an unsexy turn when breakfast the morning after comes with a side of fetishism.


FREEDOM SWIMMER

Directed by: Olivia Martin McGuire
Cast: Anonymous
Country: Australia & France
Run Time: 15:00
Synopsis: A man's perilous swim from China to Hong Kong parallels his granddaughter's desire for freedom beyond a city once viewed as a refuge.


THE BLANKET

Directed by: Teppo Airaksinen
Cast: Elina Patrakka, Iida-Maria Heinonen, Elina Keinonen
Country: Finland
Run Time: 14:57
Synopsis: Winter, 1939 Finland. A 10-year-old girl is sent to fetch milk for her baby brother. There are hazards more dangerous than thin ice.


WARSHA

Directed by: Dania Bdair
Cast: Khansa
Country: France & Lebanon
Run Time: 15:12
Synopsis: A Beirut construction worker volunteers for the most dangerous job on the site. Away from everyone's eyes, a secret passion takes flight.


THE BIG GREEN

Directed by: Laurenzo MassoniCast: Jeanne ArènesCountry: FranceRun Time: 18:00Synopsis: The owner of a logging camp suddenly finds herself stuck up a tree without a ladder and no signal on her mobile phone. The only way out is up.


*Please be aware that some shorts may not be suitable for children.

ALL PATRONS, REGARDLESS OF AGE, MUST HAVE A TICKET TO ATTEND PERFORMANCES. PLEASE CAREFULLY CONSIDER WHETHER A PERFORMANCE IS APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN BEFORE PLANNING TO ATTEND.
MASKS ARE WELCOME BUT NOT REQUIRED IN ALL MANSHIP THEATRE SPACES