Manhattan Short Film Festival Returns to URBAN-15

URBAN-15 Studio
2500 S. Presa
San Antonio, 78210
Repeats every week until Sat Oct 07 2017 .
September 29, 2017 - 8:00pm - September 30, 2017 - 10:30pm
October 6, 2017 - 8:00pm - October 7, 2017 - 10:30pm

During the week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 8, filmgoers in San Antonio will unite with over 100,000 film lovers across the world to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers. The immensely popular Manhattan Short Film Festival will return to URBAN-15 for two consecutive weekends (Sept. 29 to Sept. 30 and Oct. 6 to Oct. 7) at 8 p.m., for a total of four screenings.

Manhattan Short’s unique and enduring feature is that it offers cinema goers a chance to become film critics, filling out a ballot after the screening that allows them to vote for Best Film and Best Actor.  Votes will be sent to Manhattan Short HQ, and winners announced at on Monday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. EST. This year, Manhattan Short received a record-breaking 1615 short film entries from 75 countries, a testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of the short film genre. The ten finalists hail from nine countries: Georgia, Latvia, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, United Kingdom, and the U.S. For more information on film titles and directors, visit

To view a trailer for this year’s festival, visit

Tickets are $10 presale and $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance at