Zulawski will be present at the festival's opening gala. On April 16, the director will hold a master class on script value in film making at the National University of Theater and Cinema Art. Hauer on the other hand will attend the closing ceremony taking place on April 20 when the festival trophy will also be presented to the winner.
The B-Est International Film Festival will open with the screening of the movie “Lust Caution” by Taiwanese Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, who has directed movies such as “Brokeback Mountain,” “The Ice Storm” and “Sense and Sensibility.” The movie was nominated at the Golden Globes in 2008 for best movie in a foreign language and it was also the winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2007. This will be the only official screening in Romania.
Another movie that will run on a Romanian cinema screen during the festival will be “In The Valley of Elah,” a 2007 production directed by Paul Haggis. For his role in this movie, Tommy Lee Jones was nominated for an Oscar in the best actor category.