The Short Film Competition counts 26 international and Romanian productions selected by Ionut Mares, Cristi Marculescu and George Mihalcea.The Romanian shorts to be seen at DaKINO26 are: Plecarea / The Departure
(directed by Catalin Draghici), SPID
(directed by Bogdan Mureșan), Cutia albă / The White Box
(directed by Mihai Păcurar).
The festival organizes also a screening of Vlad Petri
’s doc about the 2012 protests București, unde ești? / Bucharest, Where Are You?
at the Horia Bernea Studio (The Museum of the Romanian Peasant), on Thursday, March 2. 18.00h alongside with a non-competitional programme of 3 recent Romanian shorts: De ce pe mine? / Why Me?
(regia Dan Chișu
), În culise / Offstage
(regia Andrei Huțuleac
(regia Constantin Popescu
) at ARCUB, on Sunday, March 5 at 17.00h.
DaKINO will also bring in front of the public a series of international productions that are new to the Romanian audience. Among these: Manchester by the Sea
(directed by Kenneth Lonergan), Century Woman
(directed by Mike Mills), Captain Fantastic
(directed by Matt Ross), Hidden Figures
(directed by Theodore Melfi) and Certain Women
(directed by Kelly Reichardt).