From 6th to 8th of October, the 26th International Short Film Festival MANHATTAN SHORT will take place at the Splendid Palace and KSuns cinemas in Riga. From September 28 to October 8, the festival will take place in major Latvian cities such as Liepaja, Ventspils, Cesis, Valmiera, Jurmala, Sigulda, and Daugavpils. The winning film of the Latvian Youth Short Film Competition “1201RĪGA2023” will be screened before the festival program. MANHATTAN SHORT is the only event of its kind. The Ten Finalists will screen simultaneously across the world during a one-week period, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by audiences in each participating venue. By virtue of their selection by MANHATTAN SHORT, each short film is automatically Oscar-qualified.This riveting MANHATTAN SHORT 2023 line-up is linked by a common theme: how we face adversity, whether it is imposed by others or arises from personal circumstances. The Final Ten short film selections feature narratives that are dramatic, sometimes humorous, occasionally magical and always inspirational!The results of the competition will be announced on October 9, 2023, at a ceremony in New York and then published on the https://manhattanshort.com website follow MANHATTAN SHORT news in Latvia https://www.facebook.com/ManhattanShortInLatviaTicket prices from 12.50 EUR.The number of tickets for the festival is limited, the price will be higher on the day of the event, so the organizers recommend not to postpone the purchase until the last moment. Look for tickets to the event in Riga at www.aula.lv. For other's cities look in our FB https://www.facebook.com/ManhattanShortInLatvia. Films are shown in English and original language with Latvian and Russian subtitles.Age of visitors - 12+.The festival in Latvia is organized by Moon Films. The festival is held with the support of the US Embassy in Latvia and the Riga City Council. Radio SWH and SWH+ support the informative event.
Organizer: Moon Films