The 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 29, 2019, 11am Sep 29, 2019, 2pm
An extraordinary global event will take place from September 26 to October 6, 2019, when over 100,000 people in over 300 cities across six continents gather in cinemas, galleries, universities, museums, and cafes for one purpose...to view and vote on short films in the 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.    On entry to the venue, every audience member will be given a ballot to vote for the best short films and actor at the conclusion of the show. Votes will be tallied at MANHATTAN SHORT headquarters in NYC and the winners will be announced at ManhattanShort.com on Monday, October 7th.    The Festival’s mission is to unite audiences across the globe for one week via the most compelling short films submitted ... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Oct 13, 2019, 1pm Oct 27, 2019, 1pm
National Theatre Live Frankenstein by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley   Frankenstein returns to international cinemas this Halloween, to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's most famous novel. Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world. Directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC's Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Childlike in his innocence bu... (View more)

National Theatre Live: Small Island

Nov 24, 2019, 1pm Nov 30, 2019, 1pm
National Theatre Live Small Island adapted by Helen Edmundson based on the novel by Andrea Levy   Andrea Levy's Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live's 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948-the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tillbury, England. The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the ... (View more)

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