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January 18, 2022

The Capital, under the spell of film magic

From the film finalists for the European Parliament’s LUX Prize, those shown during the Magyar Film Week, and the shorts in the Romanian Documentary Film Festival, the Capital is under the spell of motion picture magic.

Bucharesters have plenty of film options during this period, starting with Thursday’s debut of Docuart – the Romanian Documentary Film Festival – and continuing with several other Romanian and international film-dedicated events into Nov 29, when the Russian Film Festival comes to an end. The Docuart association, with support from the Visual Arts Foundation, is organizing the DocuArt Fest at the Romanian Peasant Club Thursday through Saturday, a festival dedicated to the Romanian documentary film. During the event, there could be watched documentaries directed by Alexandru Solomon, Radu Igazsag, Cornel Mihalache, Radu Muntean etc. Admission is free. Also on Friday and Saturday, the film finalists at this year’s LUX Prize awarded by the European Parliament, the following films will be shown at Bucharest’s   Studio Cinema. “Csak a Szel/ Just The Wind” directed by Bence Fliegauf, “Io sono Li/ Shun Li and the Poet”, Andrea Serge, and “Tabu”, Miguel Gomes, are the three shortlisted films for the LUX Prize.  The three film contenders can be watched at Cinema Studio in Bucharest, as follows: Friday – 5.30 pm (“Io Sono Li”), 7.30 pm (“Csak a Szel”) and Saturday – 6.00 pm (“Tabu”).  The 6th Magyar Film Week, an event organized by the Ministry of  Culture and National Heritage (MCPN), together with the Balassi Institute – the Magyar Cultural Institute in Bucharest, runs Nov 19 thru 25. The films will be projected at the “Horia Bernea” Studio of the Romanian Peasant Museum. The 20-film selection, feature films, documentaries and short films, will unfold under the logo “20 years in Bucharest “, and consists of productions  from 2009-2012.The festival opens with the educational film “Final Cut – Ladies and Gentlemen” directed by Palfi Gyorgy, a Cannes 2012-nominated film. Viewers can also watch “Aglaja”, a film directed by Magyar film director Deak Krisztina, a screening to be attended by Romanian co-producer Tudor Giurgiu and actor Bogdan Zsolt. 

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