Bringing the international Manhattan Short Film Festival to Putnam County, the P.C. Public Library will be hosting showings for three consecutive days in early October. 10 films will be shown at varying times on October 4, 5,and 6 that viewers can vote on. The listing of the films to be viewed is below, each will be shown once during the day, on each three of the days. There is no cost to attend and the viewings are open to the public.
Synopsis: As they pilot their submarine down into the world’s deepest point, two researchers must debate pressing on when a crack in their window port grows.
Synopsis: A florist with a stutter is forced to cooperate with a voice-activated car on the way to an important delivery.
Synopsis: In Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, a woman walks into a chadari store in Kabul to buy her first full-body veil and face an uncertain future.
Synopsis: When a young woman, dominated by an over-protective mother plots her escape, their relationship dissolves into one of mutual suspicion.
THE FAMILY CIRCUS
Synopsis: A Vietnamese-American family’s plan to cover up a drunk-driving incident begins to unravel when their emotional baggage spills out in front of the police.
Synopsis: A once promising 90’s pop star and his aging boy band reunite for his daughter’s elementary school Career Day. They go viral.
Synopsis: A loving mother strives to make her young son’s singing dreams come true but an
audition takes a dramatic, unforeseen turn.
Synopsis: An antique musical instrument dealer obsessively plays a magical vinyl record that “reads your mind and plays your lost memories.” Even the forgotten ones.
THE STUPID BOY
Synopsis: In London, a broken man groomed for a terrorist attack is confronted by a local lad who sees things differently. But seeing things differently can be dangerous.
SOLEIL DE NUIT
Synopsis: While training for a moon landing, a group of Canadian astronauts are tasked with an added mission by a Native American elder.