2016 Manhattan International Film Festival Finalists Announced


From hundreds of film submissions from around the globe, World Youth Alliance is pleased to announce the ten finalists for this year’s Festival in no particular order.

  • Skylar Burke, USA, Frenemy
  • Jonathan Cheng, USA, Part-Time Friend
  • Asher Grodman, USA, The Train
  • Clare Halpine, Canada, Nostalgia
  • Álvaro Hernández, USA, Gotta Serve Somebody
  • Celeste Koon, Canada, The Ghost of Grandpa Tong
  • Inshallah Montero, Philippines, The Little Reader
  • Lin Po-Yu, Taiwan, Breaktime
  • Josh Venkataraman, USA, I Art New York
  • Anya Nicole Isabel Zulueta, Philippines, My 2014 Neighbor    

The 2016 Festival Screening and Announcement of Winners will be held on November 12 2016 at the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, New York University.

World Youth Alliance and the MIFF Organizing Committee wishes to thank all applicants for their participation to this year’s Festival. Application for the 2017 Festival is already open. If you are interested to submit an entry, you may click here.