Cinema of Romania
Director Radu Jude is the first Romanian to be present at the Berlin International Film Festival with three productions, informs a press release issued on Monday for AGERPRES.
"Arest" directed by Andrei Cohn, "La Gomera" directed by Corneliu Porumboiu and "Monsters" directed by Marius Olteanu are among the movies to be screened on Friday evening in Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca, within the White Night of the Romanian Films, a release of the organisers sent to AGERPRES informs. The event takes place in nine places of Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca.
The Romanian Film Evenings Festival (SFR) which take place for the first time in Timisoara, between 13 and 15 September, will bring a debate about the balance of culture in Romania, an exhibition-document about Queen Marie and Romanian movie premiers.
The film "La Gomera," directed by Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania's submission for the US Academy award for best international feature film 2020, will have its North-American debut at the "Masters" section of the 44th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, which will take place September 5-15.
Corneliu Porumboiu's 'La Gomera' is Romania's entry for the best international feature film category at the 2020 Oscars, having received the majority of the votes at the meeting of the Romanian Film Selection Committee, a RollerCoaster release informs on Monday.
Actor Razvan Vasilescu on Saturday night was awarded the Prize for entire activity at the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), in the beginning of the screening of "California Dreamin (Nesfarsit)", in the Piata Mare (Main Square) of central Sibiului, an event attended by rd 1,500 movie-goers.
Theatre and film actress Eugenia Bosanceanu died at 93, the Theater Union of Romania (UNITER) informs.
"On Christmas Eve, great theatre and film actress Eugenia Bosanceanu left us, at the age of 93," reads a UNITER Facebook post.
The Astor Cinema is hosting a tribute to Romanian cinema, presenting the country's best recent films, through Wednesday, April 12. The daily screening program starts at 5.40 p.m. with Palme d'Or nominated "Graduation" by Cristian Mungiu, who shared the Best Director award at Cannes last year with Olivier Assayas. It is followed at 8 p.m.