01 Mar

Manchester International Film Festival


The Manchester Film Festival is pleased to announce the official selection for the 5th edition of the festival.

Over 150 films in a line-up made up of narrative and documentary features, narrative and documentary shorts, experimental films, music videos, animations and VR will screen at the Odeon in Manchester’s historic Great Northern Warehouse over the week 2nd-10th March.

The opening and closing night gala screenings of this year’s festival will be the Dev Patel starring HOTEL MUMBAI and the Werner Herzog documentary MEETING GORBACHEV.

For the first time the festival will take place over a week, testament to the events growth over its short history and the strength of films submitted. After five years the festival has developed a reputation amongst the independent filmmaking community as a warm, welcoming festival with a personal touch and party vibes.

Manchester International Film Festival (MANIFF) is excited to announce a new VR category. During the festival weekend MANIFF will be creating a VR hub with their partners EON reality.