The 10th edition of the KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival takes place in Bucharest from November 8 to 13. This year the international feature film competition will be judged by the actors Ada Condeescu
and Bogdan Dumitrache
and by the director Bogdan Mustață
The best nine feature films for children of the year can be seen in the international competition (as Romanian premieres), together with 5 groups of short films for different age categories and with the only Romanian film for children made in the past few years. The films in the festival are scheduled to run at the Eforie Cinema, Gloria Cinema, Cinema PRO and the Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History.
The jury of the short film competition is made of the actress Laura Marin, the film critic Georgiana Mușat and the director Andreea Lăcătuș. Laura Marin graduated the Theatre and Film Academy in Bucharest in 2012, the Acting Section. She was active in the independent film area for two years. After playing different parts on stage, in short films and in TV ads, she`s been involved in the TV commercial and film production field for 4 years. Now, Laura is a freelancer.
Georgiana Mușat is a film critic – she writes for Acoperișul de Sticlă, Scena 9, Revista FILM, Film Menu and studies
filmology at UNATC.
Andreea Lăcătuş graduated the Master`s programme of UNATC, the Directing Section, in 2017. She is an independent director and she develops different artistic and educational programs, with the inCAP Association.
The short films in the KINOdiseea international competition are grouped around five themes, for kids of different ages – from the little ones (3-6, 6-9, 9-12, 12-15) to the elder ones (15-18).
The KINOdiseea Festival will start today at Cinema PRO, with the long-waited French animation White Fang
, directed by Alexandre Espigares, which is considered the most accurate adaptation of Jack London`s book. The film that will close the 10th edition of the festival, screened right after the Closing Gala, is the beloved animation Anastasia, directed by Gary Oldman and Don Bluth.