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Romanian shorts shown in Cannes

Thirteen Romanian short feature films selected in the Romanian Short Waves programme will be shown in this year’s edition of the Cannes Film Festival, in the Short Film Corner selection.Initiated by the producer Dan Burlac and organized by the Secvente Cultural Association, with the support of the National Cinema Centre and the Romanian Cultural Institute in Paris, Romanian Short Waves presents, for the third year consecutively, a programme dedicated exclusively to the latest Romanian short feature films. The list of the films presented under the Romanian Short Waves 2010 heading includes some of the most appreciated Romanian short features produced during the past year, namely: Colivia/ Birdcage (d. Adrian Sitaru, 2010), winner of the DAAD Award in the Berlinale Shorts competition of the 2010 Berlin International Film Festival, 10 (d. Dorian Boguta, 2009), Derby (d. Paul Negoescu, 2010), selected in the Berlinale Shorts competition of the 2010 Berlin Film Festival, Muzica in sange/ Music in the blood (d. Alexandru Mavrodineanu, 2010), selected in the 2010 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Feature Film Festival, How Do You Do (d. Gabriel Achim, 2009), selected in the 2009 FilmMinute International Film Festival, Clopotul./ Churchbell (d. Sabin Dorohoi, 2009), selected in the Golden Egg Competition of the 2009 Reykjavik International Film Festival, Icre negre/ Caviar (d. Razvan Savescu, 2010), Oxigen/ Oxygen (d. Adina Pintilie, 2010), selected in the Tiger Awards Competition of the 2010 Rotterdam Film Festival and the 2010 Indie Lisboa International Film Festival, Muzeul relatiilor distruse/ The Museum of Failed Affairs (d. Iulia Rugina, 2019), winner of the Best Women Short Film – 2009 Romanian International Film Festival, selected in 2009 Chennai International Film Festival, Lunch Time (d. Ciprian Alexandrescu, 2010), Trenul foamei/ Hunger Train (d. Viorel Timaru, 2010), Timi (d. Cristi Iftimie, 2009), the UNATC Rector’s Award – the 2009 CineMAiubit International Short Feature Film Festival, selected in the 2010 Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Desert Rain (d. Ilinca Neagu, 2009), the Best Sound Award in the 2009 CineMAiubit International Short Feature Film Festival. The seventh edition of the Short Film Corner will take place between May 12 and 22, 2010, within the Cannes International Film festival. A programme allotted exclusively to short feature films, Short Film Corner continues, through this year, the tradition of offering, an international market, as wide a range of recent productions, from all over the world, acting as the main meeting ground for professionals in the film and audio-video field – directors, producers, distributors or selectors for international festivals.

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