October 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
October 7 ~ 7pm ~ doors open at 6:15pm
Tickets ~ $15 in advance and at the door
Purchase tickets online at durangofilm.org
Selected from 1615 entries from 75 countries, MANHATTAN SHORT announces the Final 10 finalists in the 20th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.
The Final 10 short films will entertain a global audience of over 100,000 film-lovers in over 250 venues across six continents between Sept 28 – Oct 8, 2017 who will vote for Best Film and Best Actor. Don’t miss this unique international event! ONE WORLD – ONE WEEK – ONE FESTIVAL!
Directed by: Giorgi Gogichaishvili & Davit Abramishvili
Synopsis: With the end of the world fast approaching, an aging magician realizes one last feat of magic is required of him.
Directed by: Ángel Gómez Hernández
Synopsis: A divorced mother is obsessed with the idea that her ex-husband is plotting to take her baby away from her.
Do No Harm
Directed by: Rosanne Liang
Country: New Zealand
Synopsis: 3am. Hongjing, China. 1980s. A single-minded surgeon is forced to break her physician’s oath when violent gangsters storm into a hospital to stop a crucial operation.
Directed by: Stephen Ward
Synopsis: Left alone in a magnificent mansion after the forgetful owner goes on vacation, a plumber contacts his high school crush, knowing she’s always been a “gold-digger.”
Hope Dies Last
Directed by: Ben Price
Country: United Kingdom
Synopsis: During World War II, a prisoner working as a barber for the Nazis fears every haircut may be his last.
In A Nutshell
Directed by: Fabio Friedli
Synopsis: Love, war and the myriad states of humanity and the world condensed into a visual summation that’s a treat for the eyes.
Directed by: Pavel Gumennikov
Synopsis: A young man who lost both his legs in a childhood accident comes to the rescue of the girl he loves when she is victimized by villains.
Directed by: Rana Kazkaz & Anas Khalaf
Synopsis: On a Mediterranean shore, a Syrian father’s decision to give his daughter a better life puts her in danger of losing it.
Directed by: Ignacio Redondo
Synopsis: With a $10 million business deal set to close and a date with beautiful girl, David figures today will be the best day of his life. Not quite.
Directed by: Marta Savina
Synopsis: Sicily, 1965. Franca is being forced to marry her rapist to avoid becoming a pariah in her traditionalist community but she rebels against the established custom.
Venue: Sunflower Theatre
Located in the historic Basin Industrial Bank building adjacent to the KSJD radio studios in downtown Cortez, Colorado.