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MANHATTAN FINALISTS 2012

MANHATTAN SHORT -THE WORLD’S FIRST GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL

MANHATTAN SHORT announces the Ten Finalists for its 2012 Film Festival among which Superman, Spiderman, or Batman, a film also shortlisted by Rushes Soho Shorts Festival 2012.

The 15th Annual MSFF will take place in over 300 Cinemas across six continents during the week of Friday Sept 28 to Sunday Oct 7 2012. This year the Festival received 520 entries from 49 countries, with films from Norway, The Netherlands, Russia, England, Ireland, Peru, France, Romania, USA and Spain making up the ten finalists.

The Devil’s Ballroom: (Norway 15:30) Henrik M Dahlsbrakken. On a perilous journey to the North Pole, an Arctic explorer makes a critical decision with lifelong consequences. Click here to read the Festival interview with Henrik.

A Curios Conjunction of Coincidences: (The Netherlands 8:34) Joost Reijmers. Bad luck connects three men together even though they live in different centuries. Click here  to read the Festival interview with Joost.

Where Does The Sea Flow: (Russia 14:00 * World Premier) Vitaly Soltykov. A mother comes to grips with a precocious young daughter and the violent circumstances of her birth. Click here to read the Festival interview with Vitaly.

Two & Two: (UK 8:25 USA Premier) Babak Anvari. In a school run by an authoritarian regime, a seemingly ridiculous decree becomes a syllabus for terror. Click here  to read the Festival interview with Babak.

Cluck: (Ireland 18:57) Michael Lavelle. Feathers are ruffled at the orphanage when a new arrival threatens to upset the pecking order. Click here to read the Festival interview with Michael.

Behind The Mirrors: (Peru 12:10) Julio O Ramos When one of the night’s customers at a disreputable motel leaves an unexpected mess, the young manager sees an opportunity that may change his family’s fortunes forever. Click here to read the Festival interview with Julio.

The Elaborate End of Robert Ebb: (France/UK 12:50) Clement Bolla, FX Goby, Matthieu Landour. A monster terrorizes a town and induces collective hysteria with hilarious results. Click here to read the Festival interview with FX Goby.

Superman, Spiderman or Batman: (Romania 11.00) Tudor Giurgiu. Inspired by his favorite comic book heroes, a young boy tries to save the day. Click here to read the Festival interview with Tudor.

’92 Skybox Alonzo Mourning Rookie Card: (USA 12.00) Todd Sklar. Brothers Jim and Dave sort out their differences in extreme fashion when their father dies. Click here  to read the Festival interview with Todd.

Voice Over: (Spain 9.50) Martin Rosete. A series of life-threatening experiences pale in comparison to a situation that requires real courage. Click here to read the Festival interview with Martin.

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We celebrate the wealth of talent working across all genres of short format productions. For us that means anything under 45minutes including fiction, factual, animation, music video, and digital content in every degree. Year round Soho Shorts helps curate programme across the UK and internationally. Contact us if you want to team up.

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