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Manhattan Short – Sandy Spring Museum Film Series

Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm



On Friday, October 6 we will be participating in MANHATTAN SHORT, a global film festival where over 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities gather in Cinemas, Museums and Universities for one purpose…to view and vote on the Finalist’s Films in the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

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Sept 5, 2017:
Record Number of Entries:
The 10 MANHATTAN SHORT finalists hail from nine countries with films from Syria, Latvia and Georgia representing their respective countries for the first time in this event. Two short films hail from Spain, the only country with multiple Final 10 selections.

These Final 10 short films represent the best short films among a record 1615 submissions from 75 countries received by MANHATTAN SHORT for 2017, testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of short films. This year’s Final 10 represent an extraordinary range of film genres with comedy, drama, horror, sci-fi, animation and martial arts short films all part of the MANHATTAN SHORT program.

Click on films to see interviews with directors, film stills and synopsis of films.

The Final 10 are:
Do No Harm (New Zealand)

Behind (Spain)

Fickle Bickle (USA)

Hope Dies Last (United Kingdom)

The Perfect Day (Spain)

Just Go! (Latvia)

Mare Nostrum (Syria)

Viola, Franca (Italy)

In a Nutshell (Netherlands)

8 Minutes (Georgia)
Click Here and view the Trailer
For a Complete list of venues hosting MANHATTAN SHORT click here:


“It’s the Public that Creates Stars”

MANHATTAN SHORT began in 1998, when Mason screened 16 short films onto a screen mounted to the side of a truck on Mulberry Street, Little Italy New York City. A year later the Festival moved uptown to Union Square Park in New York City. MANHATTAN SHORT transformed into a worldwide phenomenon, becoming the only film festival on the planet that unfolds, simultaneously, in more than 250 cinemas on six continents, bringing over 100,000 film-lovers in all corners of the globe together for one week, via the next generation of filmmakers.

Click here to read how it all began.

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