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FILM: Manhattan Short

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$9

The 10 Finalists in the 2021 edition of the MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL were selected from along 960 entries from 70 countries. Now you get to choose which of the Final Ten is best! These films will screen in over 400 cities on six continents September 23-October 3. And the judges of these films are you, the audience. On entry, you will be handed a ballot card that allows you to VOTE for the BEST SHORT FILM and ACTOR at the conclusion of the program. Votes will be sent to Manhattan Short’s headquarters and the winner will be announced at ManhattanShort.com on Sunday October3 at 10pm EST. The directors and actors anxiously await your decision.

DEATH BY HANDSHAKE
Directed by: Hudson Flynn
Principal Cast: Hudson Flynn, Andrea Burns
Country: USA
Running Time: 9:16

 

Synopsis: A talented teenager copes with restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic by filming a witty love letter to his New York City hometown.

GANEF
Directed by: Mark Rosenblatt
Principal Cast: Lydia Wilson, Sophie McShera, Danny Scheinmann and Izabella Dziewanska
Country: UK
Running Time: 14:00

Synopsis: A little girl, spooked by a dark tale from her mother’s wartime past, starts to believe her adored house cleaner is a sinister thief.

BAD OMEN
Directed by: Salar Pashtoonyar
Principal Cast: Fereshta Afshar, Marwa Amini, Irfan Amini
Country: Afghanistan
Running Time: 16:10

 

Synopsis: Kabul, Afghanistan. Pari, a widow and mother, struggles to purchase her prescription glasses in order to continue working as a tailor.

ROUGH
Directed by: Adam Patterson & Declan Lawn
Principal Cast: Ryan McParland, Michael Smiley, Brendan Quinn, Gerard Jordan, Peter Heenan
Photo Credit: Greg Funnell
Country: Northern Ireland
Running Time: 13:00

Synopsis: Ex-paramilitaries enforce their own brand of street justice but when they condemn a dog to death, they bite off more than they chew.

ARCHIBALD’S SYNDROME
Directed by: Daniel Perez
Principal Cast: Tom Hudson, Jade Penot
Country: France
Running Time: 19:15

Synopsis: Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery but for Archibald it’s literally an affliction until he meets a free-spirited woman during a bank robbery.

THE KICKSLED CHOIR
Directed by: Torfinn Iversen
Principal Cast: Benoni Brox Krane, Stig Henrik Hoff, Nicholai Evans, Kahled Saleh Ankila
Country: Norway
Running Time: 18:00

Synopsis: A boy wants to sing in the local choir but when his father gets into a fight with a refugee, his aspirations are in jeopardy.

CLOSED TO THE LIGHT
Directed by: Nicola Piovesan
Principal Cast: Samuele Satta,,Cecilia Bossi, Ettore Scarpa, Savino Genovese
Country: Italy
Running Time: 10:00

Synopsis: In a moment captured in time, die-hard Italian fascists conduct reprisal executions of civilians in Lombardy during World War II.

OUT OF TIME
Written & Directed by: Delphine Montaigne
Principal Cast: Laurence Cote, Gerard Dessalles, Nadir Benlala, Marie Bray
Photo Credit: Anton Kobzar
Country: France
Running Time: 9:00

 

Synopsis: Felix’s mother has been called in and an exasperated director is threatening to ban him from the premises. But Felix still has a few moves.

AURORA
Animated, Written & Directed by: Jo Meuris
Country: USA
Running Time: 5:12

 

Synopsis: The animated tale of a little girl who falls in love with a beautiful horse named Aurora and learns about love, friendship and growing up.

MONSIEUR CACHEMIRE
Directed by: Iouri Philippe Paillé
Principal Cast: Antoine Vézina, Éric Bernier
Photo Credit: Gabriel Brault Tardif
Country: Canada
Running Time: 16:00

Synopsis: A bank loan officer extracts dark secrets from the past from an eccentric and mysterious customer in need of funds.

Film will begin at 6:30PM; doors to the theater will open at 6:00PM. Cash bar will be available.

Tickets

Tickets are $9.00 available at the box office online here.

 

Details

Date:
September 30
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$9
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/169344932251

Organizer

SteamPlant Event Center
Phone:
719-530-0933
Email:
info@salidasteamplant.com
Website:
www.salidasteamplant.com

Venue

Theater
220 W. Sackett Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States
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Phone:
(719) 530-0933
Website:
www.salidasteamplant.com