The New Milford Film Commission will present the Manhattan Film Festival Oct. 7 in New Milford. Films will be screened at Bank Street Theater on Bank Street at noon.

A reception will follow.

More than 200 cities will participate in the event that is the world's largest short film festival and the world's first global film festival.

All films will be judged by the local audience.

Votes will be tallied at each participating theater and submitted to festival headquarters.

For more information and tickets, call 860-210-2099 or email