Sat, Jun 01|
National Gallery of Art
"Reinventing Realism: New Cinema from Romania" in Washington, D.C.
The Romanian Film Festival kicks off in the U.S. capital!
Time & Location
Jun 01, 2019, 2:00 PM EDT – Jun 16, 2019, 7:00 PM EDT
National Gallery of Art, Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20565, USA
About The Event
We are excited to partner with the National Gallery of Art and the Romanian Embassy to the U.S. for what has become one of the biggest showcases of contemporary Romanian film in North America, REINVENTING REALISM: NEW CINEMA FROM ROMANIA. In three successive weekends at the beginning of June, the Romanian Film Festival in Washington, D.C., will offer a diversity of fresh cinematic endeavors, programming some of the best and most-awarded recent productions.
The screenings are hosted by the National Gallery of Art and are accompanied by Q&A sessions with major stars of Romanian cinema, both in front of and behind the camera: directors Stere Gulea (“Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time”) and Daniel Sandu (“One Step Behind the Seraphim”), actors Ștefan Iancu (“One Step Behind the Seraphim”), Horațiu Mălăele (“Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time”), Șerban Pavlu (“Charleston”) and Mihaela Sîrbu (“Alice T.”), producer Tudor Giurgiu, film critic Mihai Fulger.
Saturday, June 1 at 2:00 p.m.
“Alice T.” – d. Radu Muntean, 2018, subtitles, 105 minutes Followed by a Q&A with actress Mihaela Sîrbu and film critic Mihai Fulger
Saturday, June 1 at 4:30 p.m.
“Infinite Football” – d. Corneliu Porumboiu, 2018, subtitles, 70 minutes Followed by a Q&A with film critic Mihai Fulger
Sunday, June 2 at 4:00 p.m.
“One Step Behind the Seraphim” – d. Daniel Sandu, 2017, subtitles, 147 minutes Followed by a Q&A with director Daniel Sandu, actor Ștefan Iancu and film critic Mihai Fulger
Saturday, June 8 at 2:00 p.m.
“Marița”– d. Cristi Iftime, 2017, subtitles, 100 minutes
Sunday, June 9 at 4:00 p.m.
“Pororoca” – d. Constantin Popescu, 2018, subtitles, 152 minutes
Saturday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m.
“Charleston”– d. Andrei Crețulescu, 2018, subtitles, 120 minutes Followed by a Q&A with actor Șerban Pavlu
Sunday, June 16 at 4:00 p.m.
“Moromete Family: On the Edge of Time” – d. Stere Gulea, 2018, subtitles, 120 minutes Followed by a Q&A with producer Tudor Giurgiu, director Stere Gulea and actor Horațiu Mălăele
All screenings are free of charge and there is no need to book. Seats are allocated on a first come first served basis.
The events take place at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. – East Building Auditorium.