So far, 2017 has turned out to be an agitated year, making several questions acutely (and painfully) relevant: how did Romania get here, what...
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videoRomanian film review – Love and Need: Ana, Mon Amour

The winner of this year’s Silver Bear for best editing at the Berlinale premiered in Romania recently. A shattering story of a troubled relationship,...

Romanian film review: Movies by Dana Bunescu, award-winning film editor

...and the 2017 Oscar went to: well, not to Toni Erdmann. Romania hasn't scored the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, as very much...
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videoRomanian film review – Fathers and Daughters: Toni Erdmann

Fabulous news for local cinema: Romania has a film running for an Oscar! Here's Ioana Moldovan's review of Toni Erdmann.  It's not Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada,...

A promenade on the Croisette: Romanian film at Cannes

Simona Fodor looks at Romania's history at the Cannes film festival. Romanian cinema has had a landmark moment at this year’s edition of the Cannes...

Romanian film review – Growing up is hard to do: Back Home

Acasă la tata/Back Home is Andrei Cohn's feature debut and one of the more interesting releases of last autumn. Somehow I missed covering it...

Romanian film review – Three stories for the holidays

It's that time of the year again and I hope it's as happy and harmonious as possible. If you do feel like having a...

Romanian film review – Get your tissues ready: Love Is a Story

Ah, December. The month of all Home Alone reruns, family entertainment, and romance movies. Take Love Is a Story, for example (the rather freely...

Romanian film review – Better than in the movies: Chuck Norris vs. Communism

Trying to catch a film on TV at a decent hour is often impossible. Why Romanian stations prefer to air good movies after only...

Romanian film review – Exploding girl: The World Is Mine

Real, foul-mouthed and uncompromising, The World Is Mine has more energy than all this year's films put together and so much girl power it...

Romanian film review – Tracing the real: Astra Film Festival

If you're in Sibiu at the moment, you have no excuse for not checking out Astra. If you are not and have some time...
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