SIBIU: Nine documentaries have been selected for the International Competition of the 25th Astra Film Festival. From a total of 101 films selected, 56 will screen in the five competition sections of the festival running from 15 to 21 October 2018.
The competition sections are: International, Central and Eastern Europe, Romania, Short film and Student. Another 45 films will screen out of competition within the thematic programmes of the festival, in the experiential setup (virtual reality and 360 degrees projections), as well as in the 10th Astra Film Junior (a festival-in-festival dedicated to the training of the next generation of moviegoers and documentary filmmakers).
Over 3,000 films have been submitted.
Astra Film Festival Sibiu is held under the High Patronage of the President of Romania.
I Am Another You (USA)Directed by Nanfu Wang Minding the Gap (USA)Directed by Bing Liu Sand and Blood (Austria)Directed by Matthias Krepp, Angelika Spangel Solving My Mother (Latvia)Directed by Ieva Ozolina Tanzania Transit (the Netherlands)Directed by Jeroen van Velzen The Image You Missed (Ireland, France)Directed by Donal Foreman Thinking Like a Mountain (Germany, Colombia)Directed by Alexander Hick Unsettling (Israel, UK)Directed by Iris Zaki Yvonne (Italy, France)Directed by Tommaso Perfetti
CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE COMPETITION:
Easy Lessons (Hungary)Directed by Dorottya Zurbó Frozen Conflict (Germany)Directed by Steffi Wurster Hugo (Poland)Directed by Wojciech Klimala, Mateusz Wajda Love Is Potatoes (the Netherlands)Directed by Aliona van der Horst Putin’s Witnesses (Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republic)Directed by Vitaly Mansky Srbenka (Croatia)Directed by Nebojsa Slijepcevic Taurunum Boy (Serbia)Directed by Jelena Maksimović The Distant Barking of Dogs (Denmark, Sweden)Directed by Simon Lereng Wilmont The White World According to Daliborek (Czech Republic)Directed by Vít Klusák When the War Comes (Croatia, Czech Republic)Directed by Jan Gebert Click HERE for the press release.