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 2019 voting
by the Algoma International Film audience was:
Nefta FC 44
A Family Affair 15
The Match 11
This Time Away 10
Driving Lessons 8
The End of the World 6
John Standing 49
Fiona Vroom 34
Jolie Lennon 24
Timothy Spall 23
A Leslie Kies 20
Tenoch Huerta 20
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!
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 …
Check out the Past Screenings tab to see a list of
the movies we’ve shown over the last decade!
Just click on the words “Algoma International Film Association”
(on the top left) to get back to this page.
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 …
We’ve confirmed 7 of the 8 movies we’ll be screening this winter.
The movies we’ll be showing in Winter 2018 are:
January 18: Loving Vincent
January 25: Breathe
February 1: The Other Side of Hope
February 22: C’est la vie
March 1: The Square
March 22: Call Me by Your Name
April 5: The Divine Order
April 19: The House by the Sea