Angelo State University will host the Manhattan Short film festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Modular Theatre of the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 2602 Dena Drive.
ASU’s Alpha Psi Omega theatre honor society will co-host the free film festival with San Angelo’s West Texas Counseling and Guidance.

The 17th annual Manhattan Short film festival is a global event that will include 10 films from eight countries: the U.S., England, the Netherlands, Australia, Norway, France, Mexico and Germany. Audiences in San Angelo and more than 250 cities around the world will have the opportunity to vote on Best Film and Best Actor. The results will be announced Monday, Oct. 6, online at http://manhattanshort.com.

The finalists were drawn from 589 short film entries from 47 countries. Past finalists have won the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Oscar Award in the Short Film category.

For more information on Manhattan Short, go online to http://manhattanshort.com.

More information on the ASU showing is available by contacting Mike Burnett of ASU’s theatre program faculty at 325-486-6190 or michael.burnett@angelo.edu.