Film festival shorts to be shown in New Milford

The New Milford Film Commission will play host to the 12th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, with films to be screened Oct. 3 at noon and 3 p.m. at Bank Street Theater.

Local filmgoers will join audiences in 203 cities across six continents to judge the 10 finalists.

Each film is 15 minutes or under in length.

Votes will be tallied and submitted to the festival's headquarters in New York City, where the winner will be announced that evening at 10 p.m.

Tickets are $10 and must be reserved by calling 860-210-2099 or e-mailing

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