September 17, 2021

CONCORD — NHTI’s Film Society, together with Barry Steelman, is pleased to present the 24th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival featuring the most creative short films in the world – judged internationally by the cinema-going public. The NHTI Film Society, celebrating its 21st season, is one of the region’s premier venues for independent, foreign, and classic films. This year’s festival will be seen by audiences around the world.

Show times are Friday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 3, at 2 p.m. All films will be shown in the Sweeney Hall Auditorium on the campus of NHTI – Concord’s Community College. Admission is $10 per person, payable by cash or check, at the door. Please note there are no advance ticket sales. NHTI students will be admitted free with their NHTI ID. All attendees must follow current NHTI COVID-19 policy and protocols, which include wearing a mask regardless of vaccination status and social distancing.

Please mark your calendars and join us in October for a fantastic screening of creative shorts. Audience members will be asked to vote for best film and best actor. NHTI audiences have helped select previous festival winners. Come experience the enjoyment of watching films with friends at NHTI. For more information, contact Steve Ambra at sambra@ccsnh.edu. You may also visit https://www.manhattanshort.com/ .

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NHTI – Concord’s Community College

NHTI is a dynamic public institution of higher learning that provides accessible, rigorous education for students, businesses, and the community. We create pathways for lifelong learning, career advancement, and civic engagement, offering 90+ academic programs to 4,600+ students annually. NHTI is a member of the Community College System of New Hampshire and since 1969 has been accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, a nongovernmental, nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Press Contact Amy Proctor | 603-230-4001 | aproctor@ccsnh.edu