Bristol Community College and Whaling Museum Partner to Host Global Film Festival

YOU BE THE JUDGE at the Manhattan Short Film Festival on Wednesday, September 30!

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. –Bristol Community College and he Whaling Museum have partnered to bring the Manhattan Short Film Festival to New Bedford on September 30 at 5:30 p.m. Join more than 100,000 film lovers across 240 cities and six continents to view and vote on the Finalists’ Films. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in person, online at, or by phone at 508-997-0046 ext. 100.

MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites. If the Film Festival experience truly is about getting great works in front of as many eyes as possible, MANHATTAN SHORT offers the ultimate platform – one that sees its films screened in Sydney, Mumbai, Moscow, Kathmandu, Vienna, Cape Town to cinemas across the country and beyond. Attendees are the judges of the Finalists' Films. Each participant will be handed a voting card upon entry and asked to vote for the one film they think should win. Votes are tallied and the overall winner is announced on Monday, October 5, 2015. For more information about MANHATTAN SHORT visit


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About the New Bedford Whaling Museum
The Whaling Museum is the world's most comprehensive museum devoted to the global story of whales and the history and culture of the South Coast. For more information visit