2024 Film Highlights


Friday, August 9th


Doors open at 6:30 PM | Program starts at 7:00 PM

Block 1 - Best of Animation
Block 2 - Best Best Short Films / Best New England Short Film
afterparty @ City Hall Pub

Saturday, August 10th


Doors open at 6:30 PM | Program starts at 7:00 PM

Block 1 - LGBTQ+ | Best International Short Film
Block 2 - Ireland Film Focus: Presented by The Irish Film Board
afterparty @ City Hall Pub

Daniel McAuliffe

“Amazing and intimate presentation of great films. The festival director did a great job in elevating upcoming and veteran filmmakers alike! Check this one out!”

Rudy Childs

“I attended the Manchester International Film Festival from the very first film to last. Every aspect of the festival was well organized and attended. The staff was very supportive and pleasant to be around. I met some great connections and look forward to attending next year’s festival.”

David Seth Cohen

“Manchester International Film Festival was amazing. What a great city Manchester, NH is! The people who run this festival are extremely kind and put on an unforgettable show for our film. I highly recommend submitting your film here!”

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Our mission is to share the talents of the best independent filmmakers, directors, performers, and creators create networking opportunities for both established and emerging artists to engage with the community in ways that encourage discussion and debate. Through the film festival, we serve Manchester by exhibiting cinematic stories from people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, initiating thoughtful dialogue, and enriching Manchester’s artistic community.

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