The Anonimul Film Festival, which will start on August 9 in Sfantu Gheorghe, in Delta Dunarii, will feature a movie which was included in the official competition in Cannes this year – Certified Copy, with Juliette Binoche playing the main character (in picture). (Trailer below) A second film, Temple Grandin, with 15 nominations at the Emmy Awards, will also be screened in the Anonimul Film festival (trailer below). The film is based on a real story (see a speech by Temple Grading on TED below).
The Certified Copy movies will be screened on August 9, in the first day of the competition. Juliette Binoche received the award for the Best Actress at Cannes for this movies. The movie is directed by Iranian director Abbas Kiarostam, known for other movies such as Under the Olive Trees, Taste of Cherry, The Wind Will Carry Us, Ten, all of which were either nominated or received awards at international film competitions.
Temple Granding, directed by Mick Jackson, will be screened during the HBO evening, when the The Shukar Collective Project will also be featured.
The seven films compete for the USD 3,000 Grand Prize of the Festival, which are based on the public votes. See below the lineup of the film festival in Sfantu Gheorghe:
Zero, directed by Pawel Borowski, Poland, 2009
Vulpitele/Foxes, directed by Mira Fornayova, Slovakia- The Czech Republic- Ireland, 2009
La mare/Alamar, directed by Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio, Mexico, 2009
Micuta Slovena/Slovenian Girl, directed by Damjan Kozole, Slovenia- Germany- Serbia- Croatia- Bosnia- Herzegovina, 2009
Caravana Cinematografica/Kino Caravan, directed by Titus Muntean, Romania, 2009
Reincarnarea lui Trotki/The Trotki, directed by Jacob Tierney, Canada, 2009
Pe calea cea buna/On the path, directed by Jasmila Zbanic, Bosnia Herzegovina- Austria- Germania- Croatia, 2010
Romanian titles included in the fiction short movies section:
Before and after 22 December, directed by Andrei Cohn
Midas and the Phantom's Story, directed by Jamil Hendi
Ela, directed by Tudor Jurgiu
Music in the blood, directed by Alexandru Mavrodineanu
Derby, directed by Paul Negoescu
Me and my sister, directed by Ozana Nicolau
No news, directed by Alexandru Stanescu
Pools, Germany, directed by Emanuel Vasiliu
Romanian entries in the animation short movies section
Bad habits, directed by Oana-Catalina Gheorghiu
Vive la crise, directed by Alexei Gubenco