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Latvian short film Just Go! among finalists for Manhattan Short film festival

BC, Riga, 22.08.2017.Print version
Latvian short film Sarauj, Just! (Just Go!) by director Pavels Gumennikovs has been selected for the final of Manhattan Short film festival, Iveta Dortane, a representative of the festival organizers, told LETA.

This year 1,615 short films from 75 countries were submitted for the festival, and ten of them were selected for the festival program.


Manhattan Short film festival is held from September 28 to October 8 simultaneously in over 250 cities across the world, and for the sixth year it is also held in Riga.


Just Go! is a film about a young man who lost both his legs in a childhood accident comes to the rescue of the girl he loves when she is victimized by villains.


Last weekend Justo Go! also received an award in Hollyshorts film festival in Los Angeles as the best romantic film.


"It is a great accomplishment that our film has been selected for the Manhattan Short as all finalists will be a part of the Oscar Qualifying Run," said the film director.


The festival in Riga is organized with the support of the Riga City Council and the US embassy in Riga.

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