«I’m looking for stories and characters that make the viewer feel lucky to have chosen them»

TIFF: Ahead of the 19th Transilvania International Film Festival, which occurs 31 July - 9 August 2020, Modern Times Review spoke with both Artistic Director Mihai Chirilov and What's Up, Doc? section programmer Ana Maria Sandu.

Film critic Mihai Chirilov is the artistic director of Transilvania International Film Festival, heading a board of programmers responsible for most of the festival sections. He is also the sole curator of the Romanian Days showcase, while the international documentary program, called What’s Up, Doc?, is exclusively designed by writer and journalist Ana Maria Sandu.

Ahead of the 19th Transilvania International Film Festival, which occurs 31 July – 9 August 2020, Modern Times Review spoke with both Mihai and Ana about this year’s edition, documentary programming, and more.


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