Manhattan Short Film Festival 2020

Today, Sep 30
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Run Time: 136 min. Release Year: 2020

Gateway Film Center is proud to once again be the exclusive Columbus host for Manhattan Short Film Festival, the world’s first global film festival.

Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

Today, Sep 30
  • Today, Sep 30

Director: Laura Gabbert Run Time: 75 min.

Starring: Dinara Kasko, Dominique Ansel, Sam Bompas

Official Selection of Tribeca and Hot Docs. One Isreali chef’s attempts to recreate some of the French Monarchy’s most delicious desserts.

Kajillionaire

Today, Sep 30
  • Today, Sep 30
  • Thu, Oct 1

Director: Miranda July Run Time: 106 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2020

Starring: Debra Winger, Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, Richard Jenkins

World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival. An awkward young woman raised by petty con artists learns there is more to life after a kind stranger joins the family.

12 Hour Shift

Fri, Oct 2
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Director: Brea Grant Run Time: 87 min. Rating: NR

Starring: Angela Bettis, Chloe Farnworth, David Arquette, Mick Foley

A shady nurse’s sideline in illicit organ harvesting goes seriously awry during an extra-long work stint at a 1999 Arkansas care facility.

The Forty-Year-Old Version

Sat, Oct 3
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Director: Radha Blank Run Time: 129 min. Rating: R

Starring: Peter Kim, Radha Blank, Reed Birney, Welker White

Written, directed, and produced by Radha Blank in her directorial debut. Winner of the Sundance U.S Dramatic Competition Directing Award.

Possessor Uncut (2020)

Sat, Oct 3
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Director: Brandon Cronenberg Run Time: 103 min. Rating: NR

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Official Selection of Sundance. An arresting sci-fi thriller following elite, corporate assassin Tasya Vos from the visionary mind of writer/director Brandon Cronenberg.

Save Yourselves!

Sat, Oct 3
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Director: Alex Huston Fischer, Eleanor Wilson Run Time: 93 min. Rating: R

Starring: Ben Sinclair, John Reynolds, Sunita Mani

Official Selection of the Sundance Film Festival. A zany sci-fi comedy about a hip Brooklyn couple who head to a cabin in the woods to unplug, blissfully unaware that aliens are attacking the earth.

Time (2020)

Fri, Oct 9
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Director: Garrett Bradley Run Time: 81 min. Rating: PG-13

Starring: Fox Rich

Winner Best Director at Sundance 2020. A mother's 20-year fight to free her husband is captured on home video and cut together into a profoundly moving story of hope.