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Ioana Moldovan
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Ioana holds an MA in English, German, and film studies in Romania and Germany. A natural people’s person, film enthusiast, Balkans and Berlin addict, she is happy to combine these passions in any way possible. When she is not writing for Romania-Insider.com she works for international film festivals and (ideally) travels a lot. Email: [email protected]

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11 July 2019

The latest release you can catch in cinemas is in fact a Turkish drama co-produced with Germany and Romania’s 4 Proof...

Romania Insider
28 July 2010

After 1989, Romania had to go through a long and at times painful transition towards democracy. The legacy of over 50 years of communism could not be eliminated so quickly. But in the 20 years that have gone by since the fall of communism, the country has managed to make some important steps ahead.

Romania Insider
15 July 2010

Romanians have always dreamed of being independent and staying united, but they were rarely left in peace for long enough to develop a sense of their own identity. This short overview of the history of Romania will give you an idea about the events that took place in the 18th and 19th centuries and which shaped the idea of a national identity in the Romanians' consciousness.

Romania Insider
07 July 2010

All of what is now Romania was made up of small states, each one with its own story. Walachia, Moldavia, Transylvania and Dobrogea are the historical regions of Romania that give the country its cultural and historical richness.

Romania Insider
30 June 2010

They meet in the Posthuman Dada Guide, in the Dada spirit of self-contradiction. It is and it has always been foolish and self-destructive to lead a Dada life. . . . The Guide is an impractical handbook for practical living in our posthuman world, all by way of examining the imagined 1916 chess game between Tristan Tzara, the soul of Dada, and Lenin, who apparently gets to represent the Posthuman.

Romania Insider
22 June 2010

One of the early books, and for now, the first translated into English, of a wonderful Romanian writer, which was first published under the name “The Dream”- such a title as “Nostalgia” being unacceptable during Communism. The first edition also lacks an important short story, ”The Roulette Player”, for the same reasons of censorship. It also contains what is probably one of Cartarescu's best writings: REM.

Romania Insider
28 July 2010

After 1989, Romania had to go through a long and at times painful transition towards democracy. The legacy of over 50 years of communism could not be eliminated so quickly. But in the 20 years that have gone by since the fall of communism, the country has managed to make some important steps ahead.

Romania Insider
15 July 2010

Romanians have always dreamed of being independent and staying united, but they were rarely left in peace for long enough to develop a sense of their own identity. This short overview of the history of Romania will give you an idea about the events that took place in the 18th and 19th centuries and which shaped the idea of a national identity in the Romanians' consciousness.

Romania Insider
07 July 2010

All of what is now Romania was made up of small states, each one with its own story. Walachia, Moldavia, Transylvania and Dobrogea are the historical regions of Romania that give the country its cultural and historical richness.

Romania Insider
30 June 2010

They meet in the Posthuman Dada Guide, in the Dada spirit of self-contradiction. It is and it has always been foolish and self-destructive to lead a Dada life. . . . The Guide is an impractical handbook for practical living in our posthuman world, all by way of examining the imagined 1916 chess game between Tristan Tzara, the soul of Dada, and Lenin, who apparently gets to represent the Posthuman.

Romania Insider
22 June 2010

One of the early books, and for now, the first translated into English, of a wonderful Romanian writer, which was first published under the name “The Dream”- such a title as “Nostalgia” being unacceptable during Communism. The first edition also lacks an important short story, ”The Roulette Player”, for the same reasons of censorship. It also contains what is probably one of Cartarescu's best writings: REM.

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