TIFF announces Romanian Days lineup

The Romanian Days selection at the 19th edition of the Transilvania IFF (TIFF) is richer than ever and will showcase 21 long and 16 short films, with seven world premieres and 16 national premieres. The festival will run from 31 July to 9 August 2020, according to FilmNewEurope.com.

The list of the 11 selected feature films includes Malmkrog by Cristi Puiu, Marona’s Fantastic Tale by Anca Damian, Uppercase Print by Radu Jude and Ivana the Terrible by Ivana Mladenović. Among the 10 long documentaries selected by the artistic director of the festival Mihai Chirilov are collective by Alexaner Nanau and Acasă, My Home by Radu Ciorniciuc.

Lineup Romanian Days:

Feature Films:

Malmkrog (Romania, Serbia, Switzerland, Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia)
Directed by Cristi Puiu
Produced by Mandragora (RO)
Coproduced by iadasarecasa (RO), SENSE Production (RS), Cinnamon Films (RS),  Film i Väst (SE), Doppelganger (SE), Bord Cadre Films (CH), Produkcija 2006 Sarajevo (BA), Sisters and Brothers Mitevski (MK)
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Television (TVR), Studioul de Creație Cinematografică al Ministerului Culturii, Republic of Serbia – Ministry of Culture and Information, Film Center SerbiaCanton Sarajevo – Ministry of Culture and Sports, the North Macedonia Film Agency

Uppercase Print / Tipografic majuscul (Romania)
Directed by Radu Jude
Produced by microFILM
Coproduced by the Romanian Television (TVR), Hi Film Productions
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the MEDIA Programme in association with nomada.solo

5 Minutes Too Late / 5 minute (Romania)
Directed by Dan Chișu
Produced by Domestic Film, DaKINO Production
Supported by the Romanian Film CentreMEDIA – Creative Europe and Heineken Romania, in partnership with the Romanian Public Television (TVR)

And They May Be Still Alive Today / Și poate mai trăiesc și azi (Romania, Greece)
Directed by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu
Produced by Libra Film Productions (Romania), Graal S.A. (Greece)
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre

Begin / Început (Romania)
Directed by Răzvan Săvescu
Produced by Scharf Film Production
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre

Ivana the Terrible / Ivana cea Groaznică (Romania, Serbia)
Directed by Ivana Mladenović
Produced by microFILM, Dunav 84
Coproduced by the Romanian Television, nomada.solo, Verde Stop Arena
Supported by the Romanian Film CentreFilm Center Serbia

Urma / Legacy (Romania)
Directed by Dorian Boguță
Produced by produced by Hai-Hui Entertainment
Coproduced by Mandragora, Actoriedefilm.ro
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre

Cărturan (Romania, Sweden)
Directed by Liviu Săndulescu
Produced by Mandragora
Coproduced by Iadasarecasa, Film I Vast, Doppelganger AB
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Romanian Television (TVR), Shoot&Post Auditory Sweden

Marona’s Fantastic Tale / Călătoria fantastică a Maronei (Romania, France, Belgium)
Directed by Anca Damian
Produced by Aparte Film
Coproduced by Cinema Public Films, Sacrebleu Productions, Minds Meet
Supported by Eurimages, the Romanian Film Centre (CNC), the MEDIA – Creative Europe, with the participation of Aide aux cinémas du monde – CNC, l’Institut Français, and with the support of the CNC (Création Visuelle et Sonore Numérique), la Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, la Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Strasbourg Eurométropole, la Région Grand Est, SACEM, Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Taxshelter.be, Shelterprod and ING Tax Shelter Incentive of the Belgian Federal Government

Well… What Is Freedom, Then? / Și atunci… ce e libertatea? (USA, Romania)
Directed by Andrei Zincă
Produced by Double 4 Studios (USA)
Coproduced by Tica Trade (Romania)
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre

The Cardinal / Cardinalul (Romania)
Directed by Nicolae Margineanu
Produced by Ager Film
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre


Acasă, My Home (Romania, Finland, Germany)
Directed by Radu Ciorniciuc
Produced by Manifest Film(RO)
Coproduced by HBO Europe, Corso Film (FI), Kino Company(DE)
Supported by the Romanian Film CentreRomanian TelevisionMEDIA – Creative EuropeCinelabBeep Studio

The Bucharest Delta / Delta Bucureștiului (Romania, France)
Directed by Eva Pervolovici
Produced by Marmitafilms (France)
Coproduced by Strada Film (Romania), Neyrac Films (France)
Supported by the French CNC, the Romanian Film Centre, Région Aquitaine and île-de-France, TVR, PROCIREP ANGOA and SACEM

Lemn / Wood (Romania, Austria, Germany)
Directed by Monica Lăzurean Gorgan, Michaela Kirst, Ebba Sinzinger
Produced by 4 Proof Film
Coproduced by WildArt Film, Film Tank
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre (cnc.gov.ro), MEDIA – Creative EuropeEurimages, the Austrian Film Institute, Vienna Film Fund, ORF, Hamburg Film Fund, Medienboard Berlin

collective / colectiv (Romania, Luxembourg)
Directed by Alexander Nanau
Produced by Alexander Nanau Production
Coproduced by Samsa Film, HBO Europe
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Luxemburg Film Fund and the Sundance Documentary Fund, with the contribution of RTS Switzerland, RSI Switzerland, YES Docu, MDR Germany

Everything Will Not Be Fine / Totul nu va fi bine (Romania, Ukraine)
Directed by Adrian Pârvu și Helena Maksyom
Produced by Hi Film Productions
Coproduced by microFILM, Tato Film

House of Dolls / Casa cu păpuși (Romania)
Directed by Tudor Platon
Produced by microFILM

Teach / Profu’ (Romania)
Directed by Alex Brendea
Produced by Luna Film

Please Hold the Line / Așteptați răspunsul operatorului (Austria)
Directed by Pavel Cuzuioc

Siberia din oase (Moldova)
Directed by Leontina Vătăman-Mărgineanu

The Soviet Garden / Grădina Sovietică (Romania, Moldova)
Directed by Dragoș Turea
Produced by Parmis Film Studio
Supported by Rova Film

Short Films:

Contraindications / Contraindicații (Romania)
Directed by Lucia Chicos

He Loves My Eyes / El iubește ochii mei (Romania)
Directed by Enxhi Rista

These Days (Romania)
Directed by Andrei Crețulescu

The Death and the Knight / Moartea și Cavalerul (Romania)
Directed by Radu Gaciu

Basmofilia (Romania)
Directed by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu

My Moon / Luna mea (Romania)
Directed by Claudiu Mitcu

Sașa and Petre / Sașa și Petre (Romania)
Directed by Luca Istodor

Zimnicea (Romania)
Directed by Bogdan Naumovici

Sorrow / Amar (Romania)
Directed by Sarra Tsorakidis

Flunking / Corigent (Romania)
Directed by George Gänæaard

Romance / Idila (Romania)
Directed by Mihai Mincan

All for Riana / Totul pentru Riana (Romania)
Directed by Mihai Dragolea

Laila (Romania)
Directed by Raya Al Souliman

Forgiving Ticket / Bilet de iertare (Romania)
Directed by Alina Șerban

What the Hell Should I Write About? / Despre ce naiba să scriu? (Romania)
Directed by Matei Monoranu

Bucharest Seen From Above / Bucureștiul văzut de sus (Romania)
Directed by Andrei Răuțu




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