MANHATTAN SHORT film festival (New York, USA)

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26, 27, 29 September, 6.30 pm

Vienibas Nams’s Cafe, 22a Riga street

MANHATTAN SHORT  films will screen in Daugavpils

Between September 28 - October 8 the 26th International short film festival will screen in Latvian cities. In Daugavpils the films will run on September 26, 27 and 29, at 6.30 pm, in Vienības Nams’s Café (Rigas street 22a) within the 12th Music and Art festival "Daugavpils ReStArt 2023"

MANHATTAN SHORT is a unique event where the viewer is a critic. More than 100 000 film lovers world-wide will unite for one reason - to view and vote on the ten Finalists Films in the 26th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. The results of balloting will be sent to MANHATTAN SHORT headquarters and the winners is announced in the ceremony in New York on Monday October 9th, 2023. The results will be published on  on the FB Latvia page

This year the topic of the films is facing the bad luck regardless of whether it comes from outside or have appeared because of inner reasons. 10 films include stories that are dramatic, humoristic, sometimes magic, and always encouraging.

The films are shown in English with Latvian and Russian subtitles. Age limit 12+. Before the programme the winner film of Latvia young people competition “1201RĪGA2023”

More information on

Tickets: Booking office of Vienibas Nams’s Concert hall, (working days 4.30pm – 6.30pm) Price 3.00 euros.

The festival is organised by Moon Films. The festival is supported by U.S. Embassy in Latvia and Riga Council.

XII Music and Art Festival Daugavpils ReStArt 2023 is organized by:

Daugavpils state city municipality establishment “Vienibas Nams”, Daugavpils Culture Support Association, Stanislavs Broks Daugavpils Music Secondary School, Daugavpils Culture Castle. Supported by Daugavpils state city municipality.

The events of IX Music and Art Festival “Daugavpils ReStArt 2020” are photographed and filmed for the publicity and historical needs of Cultural Department.


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