Call for entries for the International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) is still happening until Sept. 18, 2018.

The link to submit is: www.filmfreeway.com/InternationalFilmFestivalManhattan

IFFM is seeking Filipino-American films, especially New York, Filipino or Asian-American immigrant stories.

The festival year in and year out showcases a lot of Filipino, Asian and New York stories.

This year there will be a showcase in Latino films and also movies from France, Canada, Indonesia, Japan and lots more.

IFFM, now on it’s 8th Milestone Year, offers a quality selection of world-class films that will be showcased in a theater in New York.

The programming encompasses all different genres of diverse program.

Narrative features, documentaries, shorts and student films from all over the world.

There is also a focus on social relevance as part of the programming and goals.

We are visionaries who believe in the possibilities of New York, the greatest city in the world.

We have seen how film, as a powerful medium can make a direct impact on lives or facilitate change.

We also have seen the unique diversity of New York’s culture and its people.

The city’s appreciation for film and ability to make things happen.

It is also committed in exploring all opportunities to promote the artists, his work, his vision, and his cause if he has any, during the showing of the films and the events during the festival.

We are a festival that gives importance to a full Question and Answer (Q&A) portion after each film screening.

We believe that filmmakers who attend their screening should be heard and celebrated on stage.

We also pride ourselves in having red carpet interview moments during the festival, IFFM is also known for its full scale Black Tie Opening Night - Awards Night.

Starting this year we will be giving a total of $1,000 (One Thousand U.S. Dollars) divided amongst the three major awardees:

1) The Best Narrative Feature USA

2) Best Narrative Feature Global

3) Best Documentary Feature

We give more than 15 awards each year, including:

Best Narrative Feature USA, Best Narrative Feature Global, Best Documentary Feature, Best Short, Best Music Video, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Actor Short, Most Popular Film in IFFM and many more.

The festival will be happening on Oct. 18 to 21, 2018.

Awards Night will be on Oct. 18, 2018 at the Philippine Center’s Kalayaan Hall (556 5th Ave, New York, NY 10036).

Screenings will be held on Oct. 19 to 21, 2018 at the Producers Club (358 West 44th Street, New York , NY 10036).


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