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Mariemont: September 26th at 1:00pm &
September 29th at 7:00pm
Esquire: September 27th at 7:00pm &
October 3rd at 1:00pm





Film lovers in Cincinnati will join over 100,000 film enthusiasts around the world between September 23 - Oct 3 when the 24th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens for its 6th year at the ESQUIRE and MARIEMONT Theatres!

This year, the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival received 960 entries from 70 countries and selected ten finalists.  And, these films will screen simultaneously in over 400 cities on 6 continents and the judge that chooses which film is the best is YOU, the audience. On entry to each venue, 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 on Sunday, October 3 at 10 pm EST. The directors and actors anxiously await your decision.

The MANHATTAN SHORT Final Ten are:

Death by Handshake (USA), Ganef (United Kingdom), Bad Omen (Afghanistan), Rough (Northern Ireland), Archibald’s Syndrome (France), Monsieur Cachemire (Canada), Aurora (USA), Out of Time (France), Closed to the Light (Italy), The Kicksled Choir (Norway).

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