FESTIVALS: Timișoara Central European FF Announces Lineup

    The Announcement by Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun The Announcement by Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun

    TIMIȘOARA: Eight feature films were selected for the competition of the Timișoara Central European Film Festival, running from 28 August to 1 September 2019. The theme of the edition is rEvolutions as the festival celebrates 30 years since the fall of the Iron Curtain and since the Romanian Revolution.

    timisoara 2019Beside the competition, the programme includes the sections Panorama, No/Kidding!, Student Films and Revolutions in Documentaries, as well as debates and concerts. The screenings are free of charge.

    The festival is organised by the EuroFest Association with the support of the Timișoara City Hall, the Romanian Film Centre, the Ministry of Culture and National Identity and the Romanian Filmmakers Union (UCIN).

    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 Little Comrade / Seltsimees laps (Estonia)
    Directed by Moonika Siimets
    Produced by Amrion
    Supported by the Estonian Film Institute, Creative Europe MEDIA

    The Announcement / Anons (Turkey, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun
    Produced by Filmotto
    Coproduced by Chouchkov Brothers, BKM
    Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center

    Stitches/ Savovi (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia)
    Directed by Miroslav Terzić
    Produced by West End Production
    Coproduced by Nora Production Group, Spiritus Movens, SCCA/PRO.BA
    Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the Sarajevo Film Fund, the Slovenian Film Centre

    I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians / Îmi este indiferent dacă în istorie vom intra ca barbari (Romania, Czech Republic, France, Bulgaria, Germany)
    Directed by Radu Jude
    Produced by Hi Film Productions
    Coproduced by endorfilm, Les Films d‘Ici, Klas Film, Komplizen Film, ZFD/Arte, TVR
    Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Czech Film Fund, the Bulgarian National Film Center

    The Mute / Krew Boga (Poland, Belgium)
    Directed by Bartosz Konopka
    Produced by Otter Films
    Coproduced by Odra Film, Earlybirds Films
    Supported by the Polish Film Institute, Eurimages

    Eternal Winter / Örök tél (Hungary)
    Directed by Attila Szasz

    Donbass (Germany, France, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Romania)
    Directed by Sergei Loznitsa
    Produced by Ma.ja.de. Fiction
    Coproduced by Arthouse Traffic, JBA Production, Graniet Film, Wild at Art, Digital Cube
    Associate producer: Atoms & Void
    Supported by Eurimages, the French CNC’s World Cinema Support

    Jan Palach (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
    Directed by Robert Sedláček
    Produced by  Cineart TV Prague
    Coproduced by the Czech TelevisionArinaRTVSUp&Up production
    Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, the Prague Film Fund, the Ministry of Defence, the City of Prague, the City of Pardubice