The 2019 Manhattan Short Film Festival

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September 27-October 3
Admission is $5

The 22nd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival: ONE WORLD - ONE WEEK - ONE FESTIVAL.
The film festival where you vote for the winner.

NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB
Director: Yves Piat
Country: France
Runtime: 17:00
Synopsis: In Tunisia, two football-loving, young brothers find a donkey lost in the middle of the desert on the border with Algeria. But why is the animal wearing headphones over its ears?

DEBRIS
Director: Julio Ramos
Country: USA
Runtime: 14:00
Synopsis: After a disastrous event on his construction site, Armando acts quickly to save his crew, but instead stumbles upon an unspeakable truth. Debris is an intense and visceral glimpse of the grim world of human labor trafficking.

DRIVING LESSONS
Directed by: Marziyeh Riahi
Country: Iran
Runtime: 12:48
Synopsis: Local laws say Bahareh's husband must accompany her to driving lessons so she and her instructor will not be alone, a task made more complicated when the two men don't get along. TIPPED
Directed by: Alysse Leite-Rogers
Country: Canada
Runtime: 13:48
Synopsis: A waitress at an upscale restaurant reaches her tipping point with a table of difficult customers and concocts a special dish of revenge.

SYLVIA
Directed by: Richard Prendergast
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 16:53
Synopsis: Our love affair with the automobile means that a car can feel like it is part of the family. Sometimes it's more than that.

THE MATCH
Directed by: Pia Andell
Country: Finland
Runtime: 15:38
Synopsis: Two middle-aged women turn a friendly game of tennis into an intense competition but stand united at the end of the match when they discover one thing in common.

MALOU
Directed by: Adi Wojaczek
Country: Germany
Runtime: 14:00
Synopsis: Rejected by a famed dance school, Malou gets a chance to prove that she's destined for a career as a dancer despite the odds seemingly stacked against her.

THIS TIME AWAY
Directed by: Magali Barbe
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 14:00
Synopsis: An elderly man lives as a recluse, haunted by his past and memory of the family he once had, until a non-human visitor arrives and disrupts his isolation.

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Directed by: Florence Keith-Roach
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 13:08
Synopsis: When Annabelle wakes up alone in a stranger's bedroom on her 30th birthday, she thinks the day cannot get any worse. But then Bernard walks in and he is not the man of her dreams.

AT THE END OF THE WORLD
Directed by: Fon Davis
Country: USA
Runime: 13:08
Synopsis: In an apocalyptic future, a lonely government worker finds solace with a soldier during the last World War. But their future together is threatened when the soldier is sent back into battle.

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Runtime:
156 mins.
Manhattan short 2019 poster