Friday, September 24, 2021
to Sunday, September 26, 2021
7:30 PM

Join us for the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival at the historic Rogers City Theater in northeast Michigan along the pristine shores of Lake Huron.  See the award-winning films on the big screen.  Filmmakers from around the world produced these short films that were selected as finalists.  These short film finalists represent the best short films from over 1500 submissions and 73 countries that were received by MANHATTAN SHORT in 2021.  This is a testimony to the enduring vibrancy and creativity of short films. This year's finalists bring together an extraordinary range of film genres.  Film goers have a vote for BEST FILM and BEST ACTOR!  Some of these films will automatically be qualifiers for the Academy Awards in 2022.

Friday, September 24 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, September 25 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, September 26 at 2:00 pm   



Join over 100,000 film-lovers in more than 300 venues across 6 continents for the 22nd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival!  And you can be the judge. Starting Friday, September 24th through Sunday, September 26th at the Rogers City Theater you can screen short films from around the world.  On entry into the theater, audiences will be handed a voting card.  At the conclusion of the screenings, each audience member will be asked to vote for the ONE film and ONE actor/actress they think is best.  All votes will be sent to MANHATTAN SHORT Headquarters and the winner will be announced at on Monday, October 4th at 10:00 am EST.  

Help turn Oscar contenders into winners!  

 Admission is free.  Freewill donations are accepted at the door.


The historic Rogers City Theater located in downtown Rogers City, 257 N. Third Street.  Visit for more information and upcoming events.


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