Pioner Cinema » Manhattan Short – 2016

The Manhattan Short Film Festival, the world’s largest short film festival, will take place at Pioner Cinema from 23 September through 2 October.

During one week of the year over 100,000 film-lovers gather in over 300 Cinemas across 6 Continents to view and vote on the Finalists Films’ in the Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival – MANHATTAN SHORT is more than just one of the largest short film festivals in the world….it’s the World’s First Global Film Festival.

1. The Tunnel

An overcrowded future. A terrible solution. A family stuck in traffic jam.

2. Bravoman

Andrey is paid to rouse theater audiences from their seats, a job that turns him into a cynic until he meets a woman whose appreciation of the stage brings her to tears.

3. Kaputt

An animated documentary about Hoheneck, the main prison for women in former East Germany.

4. Ella Gets a Promotion?

Ella, a talented and loyal employee, finally gets the promotion she deserves. Or does she? A humorous look at duplicitous behavior in today’s corporate America.

5. Hold On

A young, talented cellist suddenly develops stage fright after one of her cello strings breaks during an important performance.

6. Overtime

It’s getting late on a Friday night and Ralph is keen to get out of the office, but the boss won’t let him. No big deal, right? It’s just that the full moon is rising and Ralph is a werewolf.

7. Carousel

A man doles out a torrent of accumulated wisdom to a teen with unexpected results.

8. Gorilla

Hollywood, 1952. Henry Corso performs as a costumed gorilla on horror movies and adventure movies. For Jungle Jenna, he must terrorize the leading actress lost in a fake jungle. But scaring the woman he desires is going to be particularly tricky for the gorilla man.

9. I Am A Pencil

Freedom of expression is the star of this animated film inspired by those who marched in protest on January 11th, 2015 after the Charlie Hebdo massacre in France.

10. The Last Journey of the Enigmatic Paul W.R

Mankind’s only hope of salvation rests upon the shoulders of the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of his generation. Mysteriously, a few hours before the mission launch, Paul has disappeared.