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Simona Fodor
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Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

RO documentary Collective gets BAFTA nomination

Alexander Nanau's documentary Collective, about the journalistic investigation that followed the fire at Colectiv club in Bucharest in October 2015, is nominated in the Documentary category of this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.

Collective is nominated alongside David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, directed by Jonathan Hughes, Alastair Fothergill, and Keith Scholey; Bryan Fogel's The Dissident, which follows the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi; James Reed and Pippa Ehrlich's My Octopus Teacher; and Jeff Orlowski's The Social Dilemma.

A total of 50 feature films were nominated for the BAFTAs this year, with seven nominations for Nomadland and Rocks, and six nominations for The Father, Mank, Minari, and Promising Young Woman. The list of nominations is available here.

This February, Collective was shortlisted in the Documentary Feature and International Feature Film categories for the 93rd Academy Awards.

It was also named best documentary at this year's London Critics' Circle Film Awards and best foreign-language film by the US National Society of Film Critics. It also received the European Documentary prize at the 2020 European Film Awards. The Boston Society of Film Critics named Collective Best Documentary of 2020.

(Photo: Lorna Roberts | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

RO documentary Collective gets BAFTA nomination

Alexander Nanau's documentary Collective, about the journalistic investigation that followed the fire at Colectiv club in Bucharest in October 2015, is nominated in the Documentary category of this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.

Collective is nominated alongside David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, directed by Jonathan Hughes, Alastair Fothergill, and Keith Scholey; Bryan Fogel's The Dissident, which follows the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi; James Reed and Pippa Ehrlich's My Octopus Teacher; and Jeff Orlowski's The Social Dilemma.

A total of 50 feature films were nominated for the BAFTAs this year, with seven nominations for Nomadland and Rocks, and six nominations for The Father, Mank, Minari, and Promising Young Woman. The list of nominations is available here.

This February, Collective was shortlisted in the Documentary Feature and International Feature Film categories for the 93rd Academy Awards.

It was also named best documentary at this year's London Critics' Circle Film Awards and best foreign-language film by the US National Society of Film Critics. It also received the European Documentary prize at the 2020 European Film Awards. The Boston Society of Film Critics named Collective Best Documentary of 2020.

(Photo: Lorna Roberts | Dreamstime.com)

simona@romania-insider.com

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