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SYLVIA Drives Away with the Gold Medal at MANHATTAN SHORT 2019

Sylvia, written and directed by Richard Prendergast (United
Kingdom), is the Gold Medal Winner of the 2019 Manhattan Short Film Festival. Sylvia is the fact-based story of the deep meaning
one car had to a family, a tale that resonated with viewers around the world.

Nefta Football Club, directed by Yves Piat of France, won the Silver Medal for its hilarious depiction of a cocaine smuggling operation gone wrong. This Time Away, written and directed Magali Barbe, also of the UK, wins the Bronze Medal for its story of an aging man whose spirits are raised by a robotic companion.

The Best Actor Award goes to veteran thespian John Standing for his performance in A Family Affair.

The global audience has voted. Congratulations to all the winners!

Check out the full website at Manhattan Short 2019

Results of Manhattan Short ballots

Results of MANHATTAN SHORT 2019 voting
by the Algoma International Film audience was:

Best Film:
Nefta FC                          44
Sylvia                                 34
Debris                               17
Tipped                               17
A Family Affair             15
Malou                                12
The Match                       11
This Time Away            10
Driving Lessons               8
The End of the World   6

Best Actor:
John Standing       49
Fiona Vroom          34
Jolie Lennon           24
Timothy Spall         23
A Leslie Kies           20
Tenoch Huerta      20

Fall 2019 Lineup

Film titles and dates for the 2019 Fall Season are confirmed.

Sept. 12: Wild Rose
Sept. 26: MANHATTAN SHORT 2019
Oct. 10: The Farewell
Oct. 24: Mouthpiece
Nov. 7: The Souvenir
Nov. 14: The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Descriptions for the movies are now posted on the SCHEDULE.

Hope to see you at the theatre this fall!

Winter 2019 lineup confirmed

Dates and titles for the Winter 2019 season are now set.

Jan. 17:   Colette
Jan. 31:   Shoplifters
Feb. 7:   If Beale Street Could Talk
Feb. 21:   Cold War
Feb. 28:   The Grizzlies
Mar. 21:   Non-Fiction
Mar. 28:   Capernaum
Apr. 4:   Woman at War

Stay tuned. Descriptions of these fascinating movies coming early in the new year …

Fall 2018 Season is Set!

Dates and movie for the fall 2018 have now been confirmed!

Sept. 13: The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Sept. 27: Ava
Oct. 11 : Leave No Trace
Oct. 25: Three Identical Strangers
Nov. 1: The Wife
Nov. 8: Transit

Stay tuned. Descriptions of these fantastic movies coming soon …