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Bucharest Best Comedy Film Festival 2020

     The Bucharest Best Comedy Film Festival takes place from December 1 to 10, 2020, on the ComedyEst TV channel and it can also be seen on the Digi Online platform, in the application from Google Play Store,  App Store, Huawei AppGallery and In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic and of the restricted access to the cinema halls, the Bucharest Best Comedy Film Festival became the first film festival which can be watched on a TV channel – the ComedyEst  
one. The festival proposes a world tour from 10 different film perspectives.  
     The opening gala will take place on December 1 and it will be streamed starting with 19:00, on the Comedy Est TV channel. The gala will be moderated by the film critic Irina Margareta Nistor and by the founder director of the Bucharest Best Comedy Film Festival, Enea Dabija. The special guests of the gala are: H.E.Therese Hydén, the Ambassador of Sweden in Romania, H.E. Roelof Van Ees, ambassador of the Netherlands in Romania, H.E. Paul McGarry, the ambassador of Ireland in Romania,  Joachim Umlauf, the director of the Goethe Cultural Institute in Bucharest, Maria Luisa Scolari, the director of the Italian Culture Institute in Bucharest, Robin Ujfaluši, the director of the Czech Centre in Bucharest,  Xavier Leroux, delegate director of the French Cultural Institute.
     The gala will be attended by Maia MorgensternGeorge MihăițăIoana FloraAdrian PăduraruHorea Murgu, Laurean Gherman, Manuela HărăborValeriu Andriuță and Alexandru Șerban, the president of the "Grigore Vasiliu Birlic" Cultural Association. 
     All the films will be streamed from December 1 to 10, starting with 22:00 and the reruns will be rescheduled and they will be announced on the festival Facebook page, on the festival website and on the TV Comedy Est TV channel. Please find below the festival programme:
-  December 1: 10 giorni senza mama/ 10 zile fără mama, directed by Alessandro Genovesi (2019, Italy)
- December 2: The Columnist, directed by Ivo van Aart (2019, Holland),
- December 3: Raoul Taburin, directed by - Pierre Godeau (2018, France)
- December 4: Extra Ordinary, directed and written by Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman (2019, Ireland)
-  December 5: Woman on the run, directed and written by Martin Horský (2019, Czech Republic)
- December 6: 100 Things, directed by Florian David Fitz (2019, Germany)
- December 7: Movie Love, directed by Sebastián Mega Díaz (2019, Argentina)
- December 8: A piece of my heart, directed by Edward af Sillén (2019, Sweden)
- December 9: Est - Dittatura last minute, directed and written by Antonio Pisu (2020, Italy), featuring: Lodo Guenzi, Jacopo Costantini, Matteo Gatta, Ana Ciontea, Ioana Flora, Liviu Cheloiu.
- December 10: El Gran León, directed by Ricardo Maldonado (2018, Peru)
     The Bucharest Best Comedy Film Festival is organized by the "Grigore Vasiliu Birlic" Cultural Association. Partners: Ministry of Culture, Romanian Cultural Institute, Italian Cultural Institute in Bucharest, the Czech Centre in Bucharest, Embassy of Ireland, Embassy of the Netherlands, Embassy of Sweden, Comedy Theatre. Sponsors: Skoda, Cosmopolis, Global Vision, Electrica Furnizare, Domeniile Greaca, Concelex, Bants Advisory, Serban & Musneci Asociatii, Aqua Carpatica, Sâmburești, Husqvarna, Interactive, Dnata. Main media partners: AGERPRES, Magic FM,
Details: bucharestbest


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