For the third consecutive year, The Kentucky Center will host the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival as part of it's Kentucky Center Presents season.
MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival
October 2, 6pm, 8:30 pm
The Kentucky Center, KentuckyShow! Theater
Tickets are $9.50, general admission seating, fees apply. Avoid fees by purchasing your tickets in-person at The Kentucky Center box office counter.
A popular event with local independent film enthusiasts, this event usually sells out. We recommend you pick up your tickets soon to avoid being shut out of one of the two screenings.
Mature audiences only.
The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival takes place for one week each year in theaters on six continents. Each audience votes for their favorite film - and the winning entry is announced October 7.
See the films, cast your vote, and help choose the winner!
The top ten finalists to be included in this year's festival are:
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.
A Curios Conjunction of Coincidences: (The Netherlands 8:34) Joost Reijmers - Bad luck connects three men together even though they live in different centuries.
Where Does The Sea Flow: (Russia 14:00 * World Premier) Vitaly Saltykov - A mother comes to grips with a precocious young daughter and the violent circumstances of her birth.
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.
Cluck: (Ireland 18:57) Michael Lavelle - Feathers are ruffled at the orphanage when a new arrival threatens to upset the pecking order.
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
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.
Superman, Spiderman or Batman: (Romania 11.00) Tudor Giurgiu - Inspired by his favorite comic book heroes, a young boy tries to save the day.
'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.
Voice Over: (Spain 9.50) Martin Rosete - A series of life-threatening experiences pale in comparison to a situation that requires real courage.