Romanian documentary 'The World According to Ion B' gets Emmy Award
The Romanian documentary 'The World According to Ion B' (Lumea vazuta de Ion B) has received the Emmy Award in the category Arts Programming. This was the first documentary created by HBO Central Europe which competed for the Emmy Awards. The award ceremony took place in New York and was attended by movie director Alexander Nanau and producers Carmen Harabagiu and Aurelian Nica.
The documentary tells the story of Ion Barladeanu, who, after living on the streets of Bucharest for almost 20 years, became a world-renown artist. His collages, depicting life in communist Romania, were displayed in 2009 in London, next to works by Andy Warhol and Marcel Duchamp, and in 2010 at a prestigious gallery in Paris.
Watch the documentary trailer below.