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Film

  • 2017 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Winners

    Established in New York City in 1997, the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival receives over 500 entries from more than 40 countries each year. Audiences from around the world unite not only to view the films, but to vote on them as well.

    Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017

  • 36th Annual Black Maria Film Festival Program

    The Art Center continues to bring cutting-edge, independent films to the region by hosting the Black Maria International Film Festival. The annual festival draws hundreds of entries from around the world in the categories of documentary, experimental, animation, and narrative works. Fifty award-winning films are named and included in the Festival's annual tour, which travels to more than 60 host institutions across the country and abroad.

    Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

  • 2017 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Finalists

    Established in New York City in 1997, The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival receives over 500 entries from over 40 countries each year. Ten entries are selected as finalists in the annual Festival and are then packaged and distributed on DVD to participating theaters. Audiences from around the world unite not only to view the films, but to vote on them as well.

    Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017

  • 2017 Academy Award® Nominated Short Film – Art Center Winners

    As part of the Des Moines Art Center's annual showing on Oscar® nominated short films, viewers vote which short they believe should win the Academy Award®.

    Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017

  • 2017 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films – Documentary Program

    Register now to see the Academy Award® Nominated Documentary Films at the Des Moines Art Center!

    Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

  • 2017 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films – Live Action Program

    Register now to see the Academy Award® Nominated Live Action Films at the Des Moines Art Center!

    Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

  • 2017 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films – Animated Program

    Register now to see the Academy Award® Nominated Animated Films at the Des Moines Art Center!

    Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017

  • 2016 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Winners

    Established in New York City in 1997, the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival receives over 500 entries from more than 40 countries each year. Audiences from around the world unite not only to view the films, but to vote on them as well.

    Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • 2016 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Finalists

    Established in New York City in 1997, The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival receives over 500 entries from over 40 countries each year. Ten entries are selected as finalists in the annual Festival and are then packaged and distributed on DVD to participating theaters. Audiences from around the world unite not only to view the films, but to vote on them as well.

    Posted on Monday, August 29, 2016

  • 2016 Academy Award® Nominated Short Film – Art Center Winners

    As part of the Des Moines Art Center's annual showing on Oscar® nominated short films, viewers vote which short they believe should win the Academy Award®.

    Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

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