Organized by the Romanian Film Initiative and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, in partnership with Transilvania International Film Festival and The Romanian National Film Center, Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema continues the celebrated Romanian film series in New York and will take place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center from November 29 to December 5, 2012.
The festival will offer a panorama of the best in Romania’s newest contemporary filmmaking, including features, documentaries and shorts, along with retrospectives of Romanian filmmakers, special programs, panels, and a series of conversations on the political and policy shifts currently affecting arts and culture in Central and Eastern Europe.
Cristian Mungiu’s Cannes-awarded Beyond the Hills, Radu Jude’s Everybody In Our Family, Adrian Sitaru’s Best Intentions, Silviu Purcărete's Somewhere in Palilula, Radu Gabrea’s Three Days Till Christmas (Last Days of The Life of Elena and Nicolae Ceaușescu) are just few of the titles included in the festival’s lineup. Cosmina Stratan and Cristina Flutur, who shared the Best Actress Award in Cannes for Beyond the Hills, will be in town, joining an impressive group of guests attending the festival.
Tickets are now on sale, at www.filmlinc.com/films/series/making-waves-new-romanian-cinema
For more information about the films, check the online brochure at:
Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema is supported by the Trust for Mutual Understanding, as well as the Blue Heron Foundation and other generous donors and sponsors, including visual artist Adrian Ghenie, producer-director Bobby Păunescu and more than 300 crowd-funders through the festivals's Kickstarter platform.
The RFI currently enjoys the support of leading Romanian artists, including film directors Cristian Mungiu, Radu Muntean, Lucian Pintilie, Corneliu Porumboiu, Cristi Puiu, Andrei Ujica and visual artist Dan Perjovschi. For more information about the festival and the Romanian Film Initiative, please visit www.filmetc.org
The festival board includes Corina Şuteu, festival president; Mihai Chirilov, artistic director; Scott Foundas, associate program director at Film Society of Lincoln Center and Oana Radu, festival manager.
Transilvania International Film Festival is proud to support Making Waves.