International Film Festival Manhattan

Live October 10-13, 2024 Online October 14-20, 2024

  • Call for submissions is on Filmfreeway
  • Live Screenings October 10-13, 2024
  • Online Screenings October 14-20, 2024

International Film Festival Manhattan Awards Ceremony 2023 Pictures

Brilliance at the Film Screenings NYC, a prestigious event that transcends borders and cultures. 

The Global Film Showcase, a highlight of this International Filmmakers Expo, brings together visionaries from around the world, showcasing their unparalleled creativity and storytelling prowess. 

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International Film Festival Manhattan 2023 Red Carpet  

International Film Festival Manhattan 2023 Awarding

Schedule of the events

IFFM 2023 Live Events 2023

List of the events

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IFFM Filmmakers, Participants Networking Party Thursday October 12, 2023 @ 7PM - 10PM 

Venue: Look Cinemas 657 West 57 St NY, NY, USA


Awards Ceremony

Friday, October 13, 2023 6PM - 10 PM 

Venue: Philippine Center 556 5th Ave NY, NY, USA

6PM - 730PM Red Carpet, Light Dinner

8PM - 10PM Awards Ceremony 

Short Film Screenings of:

1) "Beyond the Afterglow" Dir: Jacky Woo

2) "The Grey Space" PSA Dir: William Goins VO: Liam Neeson

3) "I Am An Addict But I Am Human" Music Video Dir:/Artist: Doc Ime Banting


Lifetime Achievement Awardee:

Anders Tangen (Norwegian Producer)

Junior Lifetime Achievement Awardee:

Franky G (Hollywood Actor)

Junior Lifetime Achievement Awardee

Mayette Codoy of Myet of Norway (Sustainable Fashion Designer based in Norway)

Plus 24 Film Awards


International Film Festival Manhattan 2023

Shorts Program 1 Meaningful Documentaries

Saturday October 14, 2023 @ 12:15-1:45 PM (with Q&A)

1)" Vibrations - Inner Music" Dir: Cadenza Zhao (Germany) 15 mins

2) "Chronicles of a Volunteer" Dir: Raul Flecha Villasboa (USA) 15 mins

3) "I Am Kanaka" Dir: Genevieve Sulway (United Kingdom) 15 mins

BREAK 1:45 - 2:15 PM

Shorts Program 2 Must Have Been LOVE ?

Saturday October 14, 2023 @ 2:15-3:45 PM (with Q&A)

1) "Would You Still Love Me If I Were A Worm?" Dir: Kyle Damiao (USA)19:40 mins

2) "Happy End" Dir: Stefano Cutugno (Italy) 10:49 mins

3)"La Sceta" Dir: Cristian Natoli (Italy) 13 mins

4) "Love Letter" Dir: Jason Huang (USA) 2 mins

Break: 3:45 - 4:15 PM

Shorts Program 3 Khatak Film Society Season 5

Saturday October 14, 2023 @ 4:15-5:45 PM

“Teej Aayo” - Bimala Hamal Shrestha, Bima Kumari Dura, & Shashi Kala Moktan

“Katnelai Katna Deu Kura” - Ram Singh Ft. Shankar BC, Prabesh, Saru, Kanchi

Total of 20 mins

Break: 5:45 - 6:15 PM

Shorts Program 4 Around The World

Saturday October 14, 2023 @ 6:15-7:45PM (with Q&A)

1) "Disconnected" Dir: Alvaro J Martinez (El Salvador) 4:50 mins

2) "Un-Equal" Dir: Burak Tatar (USA) 5:00 mins

3) "Who is God?" Dir: Oscar Parres (Mexico) 3:05 mins

4) "Unseen" Dir: Richard Tolentino (Philippines) 19:47 mins

Break: 7:45-815 PM

Saturday October 14, 2023 at 8:15 - 9:45 PM

Program 5 Film Panel 1 "Film Producing"

No Film

Talk Back Film Panel with Directors (with Q&A)


Shorts Program 6  For Mature Audiences Only

Sunday October 15, 2023 @ 3:15-4:45 PM (with Q&A)

1) "Good Girl" Dir: Jenny Kleiman (USA) 11:37 mins

2)"La Sceta" Dir: Cristian Natoli (Italy) 13 mins

3) "Pepper's Science" Dir: Lilo Grunwald (USA) 11:10 mins

Break: 5:45 - 6:15 PM

Shorts Program 7  Forgive and Forget

Sunday October 15, 2023 @ 5:15 - 645 PM

1) "Momentos" Dir: Robert Zimiga (USA) 3:55 mins

2) "Unsteady" Dir: Mike Cerisano (USA) 3:50 mins

3) "Never Forget" Dir: Ida Del Mundo (USA) 15 mins

Break: 6:45 - 7:15 PM

Shorts Program 8 Closing Night

Sunday October 15, 2023 @ 7:15-8:45PM (with Q&A)

1) "Noen" Dir: Bernhard Østebø (Norway) 15:25 mins

2) "Five Flights" Dir: Daryl Denner (USA) 8:40 mins

3) "Winning" Dir: Michelle Girolami (USA) 13:30 mins

4) "Crashed" Dir: Megan Stahl (USA) 4 mins

Break: 8:45 - 9:00 PM

Program 9 Film Panel

Sunday October 15, 2023 @ 9:00 - 10 PM

No Screening

Talk Back Filmmaker and Directors (with Q&A)




Jennylyn De Los Santos

Be Unrivaled Productions and Sine Cordillera Thank this community that showcases unrivalled films and ideas of individuals in the form of entertainment. We are thankful to be part of this year's Autumn Festival 2021. We are grateful that the hidden talents of Cordillerans of the Philippines can now be shown in the whole world. Thank You IFFM and to Mr Luis Pedron.


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