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CLUJ-NAPOCA: Emanuel Pârvu’s debut feature Meda or the Not So Happy Side of Things will screen in the Romanian Days competition of the 17th Transilvania IFF, running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. This independent production starring Șerban Pavlu (Everybody in Our Family) was awarded two Hearts of Sarajevo for director and actor at the 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Daniel Sandu’s debut feature One Step Behind the Seraphim will be screened in the Romanian Days competition of the 17th Transilvania IFF, running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. The film won eight awards at the12th Gopo awards including best film, best director and best debut feature.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Free Dacians directed by Andrei Gorgan and Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan will have its national premiere in the Romanian Days competition of the 17th Transilvania IFF, running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. This long documentary questions the true identity of the Romanian people.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ana Dumitrescu’s Licu, a Romanian Story will screen in the Romanian Days competition of the 17th Transilvania IFF, running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. The documentary was awarded with the Golden Dove at the 2017 DOK Leipzig.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Director/screenwriter/producer Bogdan Theodor Olteanu will have the national premiere of his debut feature Several Conversations about a Very Tall Girl / Câteva conversații despre o fată foarte înaltă in the Romanian Days competition of the 17th Transilvania IFF, running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. This independent production is an intimate love story between two young women set in contemporary Romania.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Alexandru Mavrodineanu’s second long documentary Caisă will screen in the Romanian Days competition at the 17th edition of the Transilvania IFF, running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. The film follows the relationship between a young boxer and his coach.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Andrei Crețulescu's debut feature Charleston will screen in the Competition and also in the Romanian Days at the 17th edition of Transilvania IFF running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. This Romanian/French coproduction had its world premiere in the International Competition of the 2017 Locarno Festival.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Paul Negoescu’s third feature film The Story of a Summer Lover aka Never Let It Go will screen in the Romanian Days at the 17th edition of Transilvania IFF running from 25 May to 3 June 2018. The film is a Romanian/Bulgarian coproduction.

BUCHAREST: Lucian Pintilie, the most important Romanian film director and the godfather of the New Romanian Cinema, died at age 84 on 16 May 2018.

This month we speak with David Beránek, the programme director of Bio Oko, an art house cinema which together with Světozor and Aero in Prague, Bio Central in Hradec Králové and Brno's Scala cinema is working in tandem with the Aerofilms distribution company.