On May 2, at the South European Film Festival in LA, Romanian film “Of Snails and Men” will be screened on the opening night, which will run its eight edition between May 2-6 in Los Angeles. The grand opening is taking place at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. Romanian director Tudor Giurgiu as well as leading actress Monica Barladeanu will attend the opening.
According to the official website of the event, Romanian comedy “Of Snails and Men”, directed by Tudor Giurgiu, is based on a true story about a union organizer and his most unusual proposal to buy the factory and save jobs. This leads to hilarious situations involving a double love triangle, and a clinic for sperm donation which puts the machismo of the workers to the test. Starring Andi Vasluianu, who was a guest at the festival in 2010, and Monica Barladeanu. The screening is sponsored by Stefania Magidson and the Blue Heron Foundation. Reception sponsor: Ivy Road Entertainment.
In last year’s edition of the festival, Romania was represented by the romantic comedy “Hello, how are you?”, directed by Alexandru Maftei, starring Dana Voicu, Ionel Mihailescu, Paul Diaconescu.