Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Saturday night at the Strand:
Saturday, October 7 
7 PM
(Plus afterparty at Martin's and early supper discount at Roca)

Filmgoers in Vicksburg can unite with over 100,000 film-lovers around the world during this week when the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screens at the Strand on Saturday, October 7 at 7 PM

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.

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).

After the screening everyone at the Strand will vote for their favorite film and actor and our votes will be part of the worldwide balloting to decide the winners of this year's MANHATTAN SHORT!

Need an early dinner? Roca is offering a 10% discount between 
5 PM and 6:45 for attendees of MANHATTAN SHORT...

And after the voting, we are all headed over to
Martin's at Midtown where we can count the ballots and announce our winners while everyone has a drink or light supper.

The Strand Theatre
717 Clay Street
downtown Vicksburg

Tickets available at Highway 61 Coffeehouse or at the door - $7


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