Documentary film festival kicks off in Sibiu

Newsroom 06/10/2014 | 14:20

Some 120 films from 40 countries will be screened during the 20th run of this documentary festival at Astra Film Festival, which will take place between October 6-12 in Sibiu. There are four competition sections: international, featuring works from Frederick Wiseman, Michel Gondry and Corneliu Porumboiu; Central and Eastern Europe,  tackling subjects that define the region’s identity and portray realities unknown even to neighboring countries; student, featuring productions by young directors from the great university centers of Geneva, Manchester, London, Munich, Budapest, Bucharest and San Antonio de los Baños (Cuba); and Romania, showcasing local films.

The 2014 Festival Official Programme:

COMPETITION – International

ART WAR |Marco Wilms|Germany|2013

AT BERKELEY |Frederick Wiseman|U.S.A.|2013

BUGARACH |Ventrura Durall, Salvador  Sunyer, Sergi Cameron|Spain, Germany|2014

BUT, I REMEMBER SEEING SORCERESSES FLY AWAY |Myriam Bou-saha, Ananda Henry-Biabaud|France|2013

IS THE MAN WHO IS TALL HAPPY? |Michel Gondry|France|2013

LIFE MAY BE |Mania Akbai, Mark Cousins|U.K., Iran|2014

MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE |Marc Bauder|Austria, Germany|2013

THE AUCTION HOUSE: A TALE OF TWO BROTHERS |Edward Owles|U.K.|2014

THE SECOND GAME |Corneliu Porumboiu|Romania|2013

COMPETITION  – Central and Eastern Europe

BLOOD |Alina Rudnitskaya|Russia|2013

DOMINO EFFECT |Piotr Rosołowski, Elwira Niewiera|Germany, Poland|2014

JUDGEMENT IN HUNGARY |Eszter Hajdu|Germany, Portugal, Hungary|2013

KISMET| Nina Maria Paschalidou|Greece, Cyprus|2013

MAIDAN |Sergei Loznitsa|Netherlands, Ukraine|2014

PMR |Meelis Muhu, Kristina Norman|Estonia|2014

STREAM OF LOVE |Agnes Sos|Hungary|2013

UNCLE TONY, THREE FOOLS AND THE SECRET SERVICE | Vesela Kazakova, Mina Mileva | UK, Bulgaria | 2014

THE UNDERTAKER |Dragan Nikolic|Germany, Serbia|2013

YUGOSLAVIA, HOW IDEOLOGY MOVED OUR COLLECTIVE BODY |Marta Popivoda |Germany, France, Serbia|2013

COMPETITION – Romania

ALIYAH DaDa (aka FROM ROMANIA TO ZION) |Oana Giurgiu|Romania|2014

BREADTIME |Björn Reinhardt|Germany|2014

CDPL STORY |Vlad Rotaru|Romania|2014|Romania

LES FLEURS DE L’OMBRE |Olivier Magis|Belgium, Romania|2013

RESOLUTIONS 2014 |Mihai Cristian Tranca|France|2014

THE BUCURESTI EXPERIMENT |Tom Wilson|Romania|2013

THE FOREST |Sinisa Dragin|Serbia, Romania|2014

TRADING GERMANS |Razvan Georgescu|Germany, Romania|2014

WAITING FOR AUGUST |Teodora Ana Mihai|Belgium|2014

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