Starting with March 22, tickets
are on sale for the screening of the film I, Tonya
(2017), which will open the American Independent Film Festival on April 27, 2018. The film is about the famous figure skater Tonya Harding and it is one of the most acclaimed films of the year. The screening will start at 20:30 at Cinema PRO and the film will be introduced by one of the main actors, Sebastian Stan
. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session and afterwards, the actor will offer autographs and photos.
Sebastian Stan is an American actor, born in Romania (in Constanța), who has become more and more appreciated these past few years, being on the credits list of some important films like The Martian
, Black Swan
, or the series Captain America. I, Tonya,
is the first Oscar production that Sebastian is in, playing alongside Margot Robbie. Based on a true story, the film presents the life of the figure skater Tonya Harding.
Tickets can be bought for two other films from the festival, Wonder Wheel
by John Carroll Lynch, which will have their exclusive premiere on the big screens of Romania.
, Woody Allen`s latest comedy, is scheduled on April 29, at Cinema PRO, from 20:30. The film that the American press considers to be Allen`s best film in the last 5 years, stars Justin Timberlake, Kate Winslet and Juno Temple and tells the story of four characters whose lives
intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s.
The third film from the festival that viewers can already book tickets to is Lucky
, a film that features David Lynch, the famous author of the Twin Peaks
films and series and Mulholland Drive
. Lynch plays the part of the eccentric Howard, one of Lucky`s friends. The film was screened at the 2017 Locarno Festival and it received the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. In Bucharest the film will run in Bucharest on April 28, from 20:30, at the Peasant Museum Cinema. The tickets can be bought from Eventbook.ro and in the Eventbook network.
The American Independent Film Festival is organized by the Cinemascop Association, supported by Catena, with the support of the Embassy of the United States in Romania and UPC Romania. It is a cultural financed by the National Film Center.
Partners: Qreator by IQOS, Romanian Cultural Institute, UPS Romania, CinemaPRO, Romanian Peasant Museum, RoImage, InterCom Film, Voodoo Films, Eventbook, Our Big Day Out, Sister Association.