FESTIVALS: Timișoara Central European FF Announces Lineup

    Omnipresent by Ilian Djevelekov Omnipresent by Ilian Djevelekov

    TIMIȘOARA: Eight films from CEE countries will screen in the competition of the 2018 edition of the Timișoara Central European Film Festival, running from 29 August to 2 September 2018.

    The festival also has a Panorama section and is focused this year on the theme of Unification/Separation, through debates, a media instalation and screenings of films about WWI. The programme also includes screenings of student films from the National University of Theatre and Film I.L. Caragiale (UNATC) in Bucharest , the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts Krastyo Sarafov (NATFA) in Sofia, The Academy of Dramatic Art (ADU) in Zagreb and the Faculty of Dramatic Arts (FDU) in Belgrade.

    The festival was initiated by the film director Radu Gabrea, who passed away in 2017, and is now headed by his wife, the actress Victoria Cociaș. The first six editions took place in the town of Mediaș until 2017, when the festival moved to Timișoara.

    The festival is organised by Asociația Eurofest with the support of the Ministry of Culture and National Identity, the Timișoara City Hall, the House of Culture in Timișoara, the Romanian Cultural Institute, the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN) and the Federation of Jewish Communities in Romania.


    Budapest Noir (Hungary)
    Directed by Éva Gárdos

    Requiem for Mrs. J (Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, France, Russia)
    Directed by Bojan Vuletic
    Produced by SEE Film Pro, Geopoly Film, Skopje Film Studio
    Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Bulgarian National Film Center, the Macedonian Film Fund and Eurimages

    Amok (Macedonia, Albania)
    Directed by Vardan Tozija
    Produced by Dream Factory Macedonia
    Coproduced by Red Hellicopter Films
    Supported by the Macedonian Film Agency, SEE Cinema Network

    Omnipresent (Bulgaria)
    Directed by Ilian Djevelekov
    Produced by Miramar film
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center  

    The Line / Čiara (Slovakia, Ukraine)
    Directed by Peter Bebjak
    Produced by Wandal Production
    Coproduced by Garnet International Media Group, RTVSHomeMedia Production and Martin Kohút
    Supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the MEDIA Programme, the Ukrainian State Film Agency, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava Self-Governing Region

    Timisoara Central European FF Romania 2018Jupiter’s Moon (Hungary, Germany, France)
    Directed by Kornél Mundruczó

    The Miner (Slovenia, Croatia)
    Directed by Hanna Slak
    Produced by Nukleus Film
    Coproduced by VOLTE
    Supported by the Slovenian Film Center, FS Viba

    One Step Behind the Seraphim / Un pas în urma serafimilor (Romania)
    Directed by Daniel Sandu
    Produced by HiFilm Productions
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre