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2018 MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Winners

Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times

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.

From this year's list of nine finalists, the official global winners are:

Gold Winner: Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times

Silver Winner: Chuchotage

Bronze Winner: Baghead

Best Actor Winner: Felix Grenier, Fauve

Below are the winners as selected by the viewers from the Art Center's three screenings:

Des Moines Art Center Voters' Choice

Best Film

  1. Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times
  2. Fire in Cardboard City
  3. Baghead
  4. Someone 
  5. Lacrimosa
  6. Fauve
  7. Chuchotage
  8. Her
  9. Home Shopper

Best Actor

  1. Felix Grenier
  2. Laurence Spellman
  3. Fabienne Haller
  4. Gottinger Pal
  5. Sophie Kargman
  6. Aurita Agushi

Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times
Director: Marcus Markou / United Kingdom

entirely unexpected