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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 

 

Radu Jude's Golden Bear-winning film on BAFTA foreign language film longlist

Radu Jude's 2021 film Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc/ Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, the winner of the Golden Bear at last year's Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale, is on the British Academy Film Awards BAFTA longlist of foreign language films (Film Not in English Language category).

Fifty films were submitted for consideration in this category, and five will be nominated. The nominations will be announced on Thursday 3 February 2022. The winners will be announced on Sunday 13 March.

Jude's film is on the longlist alongside Asghar Farhadi's A Hero, Juho Kuosmanen's Compartment No. 6, Ryusuke Hamaguchi's Drive My Car, Jonas Poher Rasmussen's Flee, The Hand of God by Paolo Sorrentino, I'm Your Man by Maria Schrader, Lamb - directed by Valdimar Jóhannsson, The Most Beautiful Boy in the World by Kristian Petri and Kristina Lindström, Pedro Almodóvar's Parallel Mothers, Jacques Audiard's Paris, 13th District, Céline Sciamma's Petite Maman, Anders Thomas Jensen's Riders of Justice, Julia Ducournau's Palme d'Or-winning Titane, and Joachim Trier's The Worst Person in the World.

In 2021, Alexander Nanau's documentary Collective, about the journalistic investigation that followed the fire at Colectiv club in Bucharest in October 2015, was nominated in the Documentary category of the BAFTA awards. James Reed and Pippa Ehrlich's My Octopus Teacher took home the prize.

(Photo courtesy of Rollercoaster PR)

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 

 

Radu Jude's Golden Bear-winning film on BAFTA foreign language film longlist

Radu Jude's 2021 film Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc/ Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, the winner of the Golden Bear at last year's Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale, is on the British Academy Film Awards BAFTA longlist of foreign language films (Film Not in English Language category).

Fifty films were submitted for consideration in this category, and five will be nominated. The nominations will be announced on Thursday 3 February 2022. The winners will be announced on Sunday 13 March.

Jude's film is on the longlist alongside Asghar Farhadi's A Hero, Juho Kuosmanen's Compartment No. 6, Ryusuke Hamaguchi's Drive My Car, Jonas Poher Rasmussen's Flee, The Hand of God by Paolo Sorrentino, I'm Your Man by Maria Schrader, Lamb - directed by Valdimar Jóhannsson, The Most Beautiful Boy in the World by Kristian Petri and Kristina Lindström, Pedro Almodóvar's Parallel Mothers, Jacques Audiard's Paris, 13th District, Céline Sciamma's Petite Maman, Anders Thomas Jensen's Riders of Justice, Julia Ducournau's Palme d'Or-winning Titane, and Joachim Trier's The Worst Person in the World.

In 2021, Alexander Nanau's documentary Collective, about the journalistic investigation that followed the fire at Colectiv club in Bucharest in October 2015, was nominated in the Documentary category of the BAFTA awards. James Reed and Pippa Ehrlich's My Octopus Teacher took home the prize.

(Photo courtesy of Rollercoaster PR)

simona@romania-insider.com

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