Around 3,000 spectators watched the gala hosted by Tudor Giurgiu
, Chairman of the
Festival, and also the drummers' and air acrobatics show performed by the French troupe Transe Express, followed by the screening of Caranfil's savoury comedy. Another show performed by Transe Express, with pyrotechnical special effects this time, is scheduled at the Banffy Castle in Bonțida, on 28 May, from 20.30.
The gala evening was attended by the crew of 6.9 on the Richter Scale
: Nae Caranfil and actors Laurențiu Bănescu, Miruna Biléi, Maria Obretin
. The director will meet the audience on Saturday, 28 May, from 17.00, at TIFF Lounge, in Unirii Square, the host of the session being journalist Mihnea Măruță. Mihai Chirilov
(artistic director of TIFF) made a couple of brief recommendations
of the program, among which the cult film by Martin Scorsese in a restored copy, Taxi Driver,
by Cristi Puiu
, nationally premiered in Cluj
The stars of the evening were the five protagonists of TIFF.15 image campaign
, who arrived to the gala costumed as the characters they play in the spots.
Also, several of the locations and special events of this year were presented – among them, Gilău Castle, Someș Open Air, Urania Palace
, Weekend at the Castel
and the cine-concerts to be held at the Students' Culture House
and the surprises from the TIFF House.
Details at: Tiff.ro