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Romanian Filmmakers at the Sarajevo Film Festival 2018

     The 24th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival takes place from August 10 to 17. For the fourth year in a row, the Romanian Cultural Institute in Vienna is a partner of the Sarajevo Film Festival, supporting the Romanian presences at the festival.
     Twelve Romanian films will be screened during this year`s edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival.
     Love 1: Dog / Dragoste 1: Câine (directed by Florin Șerban),  One and a Half Prince / Un prinț și jumătate (directed by Ana Lungu) and Lemonade / Luna de miere  (directed by Ioana Uricaru)
     Two films were included in the short film competition: Morski Briz (directed by Cecilia Ștefănescu) and Everything Is Far Away / Totul e foarte departe (directed by Emanuel Pârvu); while other two are part of the student film competition: 16 Blows / 16 lovituri (directed by Alexandru Badea) and Equally Red and Blue / Albastru și roșu, în proporții egale (directed by Georgiana-Elena Moldoveanu)
     Touch me Not / Nu mă atinge-mă (directed by Adina Pintilie) and Infinite Football / Fotbal infinit (directed by Corneliu Porumboiu) are screened in the In Focus section and “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians / Îmi este indiferent dacă în istorie vom intra ca barbari” (directed by Radu Jude) is screened in the section Dealing with the Past.
     Besides the competition sections, Written/Unwritten / Scris/Nescris (directed by Adrian Silișteanu) will be screened in the section Short Matters! 3 and De Natura (directed by Lucile Hadžihalilović) will be screened in the Children`s Programme, Short MiniArena.
     Furthermore, some Romanian filmmakers take part in the programmes dedicated to the film industry: CineLink, Docu Rough Cut Boutique şi Talents Sarajevo.
     The film projects Balaur (written and directed by Octav Chelaru, produced by Radu Stancu, Ioana Lascăr and Livia Rădulescu), Chemistry (written and directed by Adina Dulcu, produced by Tudor Giurgiu and Bogdan Crăciun) and Summer Night, Half Past Ten (directed by Ivana Mladenović, written by Ivana Mladenović and Adrian Schiop, produced by Jelena Mitrović and Ada Solomon) were selected alongside other 12 projects from Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro, Slovenia, Serbia, Turkey and Hungary in the programme CineLink Co-Production Market (projects in development).
     CineLink Work in Progress, a section dedicated to the projects in the postproduction stage, includes the productions Legacy (directed by Dorian Boguţă, produced by Oana Giurgiu), Zavera (directed by Andrei Gruzsniczki, produced by Alexandru Teodorescu) and the documentary The Motherlands (directed by Gabriel Babsi, produced by Ágnes Horváth-Szabó and András Pires Muhi).
     The documentary projects Maia – Portrait with Hands 1999-1905 (directed by Alexandra Gulea, produced by Ana Maria Pîrvan) and The Red Sheep (directed by Sara Tirelli, produced by Ioana Țurcan) were selected together with other 8 projects in the Docu Talents section.
      Among the 5 final productions,  Docu Rough Cut Boutique presents the project The Chalice (directed by Cătălina Tesar, produced by Anda Ionescu).

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