The fifth edition of the Docuart Caravan Brașov takes place on March 15 and 16, 2018 and brings some of the documentaries that received awards at the Bucharest Docuart Fest (BDF), an event dedicated to the Romanian documentary. The next stop of the caravan is Sibiu.
On Thursday, March 15, the schedule starts at 18:00 with He Who Loves and Lets Go
/ Cine iubește și lasă
(directed by Victor Gălușcă) and continues with Ionaș Dreams of Rain/ Ionaș visează că plouă
(directed by Dragoș Hanciu – the best student documentary at BDF), Cabbage, Potatoes and other Demons/Varză, cartofi și alți demoni
(directed by Șerban Georgescu – the BDF Great Prize) and Variations on One Name/Variațiuni pe un nume
(directed by Violea Gorgos – BDF best TV documentary). The director Victor Gălușcă and Ileana Szasz, from the film crew of Ionaș Dreams of Rain
, will be present at the Q&Q after the screening.
On Friday, March 16, from 18:00, the viewers have the chance to see the student short film which received the award for best editing, A Failed Life/ O viață ratată
(directed by Eugeniu Bocancea) about the history of resistance of a National Peasant`s Party follower, in front of the repressions of the Socialist regime in Romania. From 18:30 Gentle Roots
/ Bune și blânde
(directed by Florin Andreescu),
a film about a world about to become extinct
, in which a life style is under the test of time, and from 19:00, Moments of Silence/Momente de tăcere
(directed by Ion Donică), thefilm which received the best director award. After the screenings, the directors of the three documentaries attend the Q&A,
, Pavel Cuzuioc
`s documentary can be seen from 20:15. The film follows the daily life of three cloakroom attendants at three European opera houses: Vienna State Opera, La Scala in Milan and Odessa Opera House.
The project is organized by the Docuart Cultural Association for Romanian Documentary and represents an extension of the Bucharest Docuart Fest. The Docuart Caravan is co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and the National Identity (MCIN) and the National Film Centre (CNC).