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MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL-2014

MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL-2014

5 CONTINENTS – 300 CITIES ALL OVER THE WORLD – 30 CITIES IN RUSSIA

ONE WORLD. ONE WEEK. ONE FESTIVAL

Manhattan Short Film Festival-2014, the most global international film festival in the world where every viewer can vote for the winner, will take place from September 25 to October 5 in 300 cities over 5 continents, including 30 cities in Russia. More than 100 000 film lovers from 26 countries, from Australia to Brazil and from Iran to Nepal will join together to choose the best short film in the program. This year the Festival received 589 entries from 47 countries, with films from USA, England, Australia, Mexico, France, Germany, Netherlands and Norway making up the ten finalists.

 

 

In Russia the international festival agency Tour de Film will join viewers from 30 cities, including Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Yaroslavl, Perm, Nizhniy Novgorod, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Kazan, Surgut and others. Audiences at each venue will be asked to vote for the one film they think is best. The winner of the ultimate audience award will be announced at www.tourdefilm.ru and www.manhattanshort.com on Monday October 6th.

The viewers can also participate in an international discussion about the program. Don't miss your chance to speak out!

The festival will take place in Moscow in "Illuzion" cinema theatre (Kotelnicheskaya embankment, 1/15) from 25th till 28th of September and from 4th till 5th of October and in Saint-Petersburg in "Mirazh Cinema" cinema theatres (Bolshoy pr., 35A and Engelsa pr., 124) from 25th of September till 5th of October. You can book the tickets for Manhattan Short in "Mirazh Cinema" cinema theatres here. All films will be shown in the original language with Russian subtitles.

 

PROGRAM OF MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL-2014:

1. 97%

Ben Brand / Netherlands / 8 minutes

A man tries to track down a potential love interest on a crowded train using a smartphone app.

2. Crime: The Animated Series

Alix Lambert & Sam Chou / USA / 14 minutes

Nominee of 30th Sundance Film Festival for the jury prize.

A graphic-novel-style documentary about the havoc crime creates told by those living through it.

3. On the Bridge

Sameer Patel / England / 12 minutes

Two men on London’s Waterloo Bridge debate the merits of jumping off into the dark river below.

4. Shift

James Croke / Australia / 11 minutes

A genius invents a sophisticated device that gives him a super power for the perfect heist.

5. The Fall

Andreas Thaulow / Norway / 15 minutes

Two mountaineers depend on each other during a climb but one has a secret that puts trust to the test.

"The Fall" Teaser from Jens Ramborg on Vimeo.

6. On/Off

Thierry Lorenzi / France / 14 minutes

An astronaut hears a mysterious message that turns a routine space-walk into a dangerous mission.

7. La Carnada

Josh Soskin / Mexico / 13 minutes

Nominee of Tribeca Film Festival for Best Short Film (2014).

Crossing the border into the USA illegally proves more perilous than a teenager imagines.

8. Mend and Make Do

Bexie Bush / England / 8 minutes

An elderly woman reminisces about her life before and after World War II in animated fashion.

9. The Bravest, The Boldest

Moon Molson / USA / 17 minutes

Nominee of 30th Sundance Film Festival for the jury prize.

A mother tries to avoid two U.S. Army officers ready to deliver the worst news of her life.

10. Rhino Full Throttle

Erik Schmitt / Germany / 15 minutes

Nominee of Berlinale Film Festival for Best Short Film (2013).

A man searching for the soul of a city encounters an enigmatic young woman who unlocks his heart.

 

MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL — YOU BE THE JUDGE!

Contacts:

Marina Staudenmann
+7911-921-37-97, tourdefilm@gmail.com

Katya Glebova
+7904-601-01-92, presstourdefilm@gmail.com

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