'La Civil' by Teodora Ana Mihai to run in Cannes Film Festival's Un Certain Regard

The film "La Civil" by Teodora Ana Mihai has been added to the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2021, Un Certain Regard section. "I am really happy with this Cannes selection. I am incredibly grateful that it was possible for me to tell this heartbreaking story of some families who lost their children to drug cartels (which still persist today)," says Mihai.

Romanian film director Jude to be honoured at 49th edition of La Rochelle Cinema Festival

Romanian film director and screenwriter Radu Jude will be honoured at the La Rochelle Cinema (FEMA)Festival, which will take place June 25-July 4. At the 49th edition of the event in France, Jude will be honoured alongside French filmmaker Xavier Beauvois, Lebanese filmmakers Joanna Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, and French composer Gabriel Yared.

From Belgrade to London, Roma Girl Band Sings for Female Empowerment

"Nobody forced me to do so. It was my own choice, but I made a mistake. That's why we aim to encourage other young girls not to let their parents arrange a marriage they don't want. At the same time, we advocate that they get a new perspective on life."

Poverty and discrimination

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'Mank' leads Oscar nominations in a year of record diversity

After a pandemic year that shuttered movie theaters and upended the movie business, Academy Awards nominations on March 15 went to two female filmmakers for the first time, to a historically diverse slate of actors and to David Fincher's lead-nominee "Mank," a traditional kind of Oscar contender, an old Hollywood homage, in very untraditional year.