The international conference “The centenary of the Romanian military cinema” was held by the "Ion Heliade Rădulescu" Amphitheatre of the Romanian Academy Library (October, the 27th and the 28th) and was organized by the "G.Oprescu" Institute of Art History and the Army Film Studio. The event evoked the founding of the Photo-Film Studio of the Romanian Army, back in 1916.
Scientific papers were presented by some historians, film and art historians, filmmakers and journalists from our country, but also from Turkey and Bulgaria. The university professor Dr. Manuela Cernat, the retired colonel Viorel Domenico, the film critic Dr.Marian Țuțui, Dr.Adrian Leonte were among the discussions moderators. Viorel Domenico presented the Security Report about the crew of the film The Waves of the Danube, directed by Liviu Ciulei. The film critic BujorT. Rîpeanu spoke about the importance of these documents for the Romanian film history.
Dr.Ioan Dinu Nicula presented a research about “Film Screenings in Iași during the refugee (1916-1918) and the guest from Turkey, Dr.Burcak Evren, spoke about “a pioneer of the Turkish film, of Romanian origin: Sigmund Weinberg”, as well as the film critic Dr.Savas Arslan, who made a research “What connects the cinema. About Sigmund Weinberg.
The documentary The Romanian Army during the Second World War. First Part. The Tear of my People made by Mircea Bunescu în 1994 had a special screening during the event.
Cinematography: Nicolae Cara