The Manhattan Short Film Festival at LBIF


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Pat Johnson
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September 22, 2020
By Pat Johnson

Planet Films: ‘Exam,’ directed by Sonia K. Hadad, is an Iranian film telling the tale of a university woman delivering a package deal of cocaine.
The Manhattan Small Film Competition will be screened reside in the Extended Seashore Island Basis of the Arts and Sciences in excess of a few Fridays this 12 months: Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and Oct. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. To accommodate safe and sound social distancing steps, just about every screening will be strictly confined to 30 tickets masks are required to be worn all over the entirety of the screening.
Every single screening is the similar, so pick a single date to acquire tickets.
This year’s Remaining Nine picks use drama, comedy and animation to tackle an astonishing number of themes, ranging from id to parenthood to the seemingly universal disappointment brought on by the Office of Motor Motor vehicles, no issue the place. The directorial voices are both male and woman from international locations large and modest, typically encouraged by private, and sometimes harrowing, expertise.
This year’s Last Nine screening also is a uncommon occasion when gripping dramas from Iran, Israel and the Point out of Palestine are featured in the exact software.
By advantage of their selection, each and every short film is quickly Oscar-capable. Be part of the LBIF for a evening of unbiased movie and  vote for your favored a single.
Tickets are $15 sign up at lbifoundation.org. The films are suggested for ages substantial school to grownup.  —P.J.

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