Manhattan International Film Festival Prizes Awarded


Selected from among the 15 finalists in WYA’s 2013 Manhattan International Film Festival, 5 young directors were awarded prizes at this year’s festival.  Their films, selected for their creativity in capturing the essence of World Youth Alliance’s mission, will be screened at the United Nations in April, and are listed below:

"Head Over Heels" by Timothy Reckart (United States)
"A Summer Tale" by Anita Rivaroli and Irene Tommasi (Italy)
"Man of Squares" by Inshallah Montero (Philippines)
"Tanglaw" by Adrielle Esteban (Philippines)
"Yes, I’m Gary" by Christian Manzi (United States)

To receive an invitation to the United Nations screening of these films, email Alexis Kende (culture@wya.net).