Astra Film Festival announces Focus Romania programme for 28th edition

Couples intimacy, the absurdity of borders, Carpathian bears… these are some of the topics that the 28th Astra Film Festival (5 – 12 September, 2021) will tackle through its Romanian documentary selections. The 13 films selected come from the festival’s the «Romania Open» and «DocSchool» competitions, challenging viewers to a deeper understanding of the sensitive realities of today’s society.

Focus Romania 2021 Selections

  • Stela, in the name of the Father (dir. Anca Hirte) | National premiere, The Romanian Competition
  • Shawkat Mystery (dir. Ágnes Maksay) | The Romanian competition
  • Hymn from the hive (v Jacopo Marzi) | World premiere, The Romanian Competition
  • #newTogether – thoughts about a new Together (dir. Carmen Lidia Vidu) | World premiere, The Romanian Competition
  • Certainty of probabilities (dir. Raluca Durbacă) | The Romanian Competition
  • Fragile (dir. Ioana Mischie) | The Romanian Competition
  • Occasional Spies (dir. Oana Giurgiu) | The Romania Competition
  • Us against us (dir. Andra Tarara) | The Romania Competition
  • Border of death (dir. Cătălin Apostol) | Thematic program “Borders”
  • Bears (dir. Alin Duruian) | The DocSchool Competition
  • Flight plan (dir. Gabriel Durlan) The DocSchool Competition
  • Triplex Confinium (dir. Maria Bălănean) | World premiere, The DocSchool Competition
  • Milkless (dir. Lidia Ilie) | World premiere, The DocSchool Competition

The 28th Astra Film Festival will present over 200 cinema events, film screenings, concerts, discussions, workshops and events in Sibiu, Romania. Find more information HERE

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