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September 20, 2019
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The White Night of Romanian Film

September 19 is to become a very special date for the fans of Romanian moviemaking, as it was officially announced as the Celebration of Romanian Film. Starting at 19.00, Bucharest viewers are awaited at film broadcasts scheduled at the Romanian Peasant Museum – MNTR (the Horia Bernea Studio and MNTR Open Air), the Elvire Popesco Cinema, the Studio Cinema, the Patria Cinema, CinemaPRO, Dianei 4 and J’ai Bistrot. There will be a shower of surprises for film fans, and the organizers of the event have scheduled meet & greet sessions with the directors and actors presenting their films on the White Night screens.
The special guests accompanying similarly special events of September 19 will include Andrei Gheorghe – The Drawing Board (Cinema Studio), Nae Caranfil – Dolce far niente (MNTR), Iulia Dumitru – Kira Kiralina (Cinema Patria), Vlad Petri – Bucharest, Where Are You? (Dianei 4), the team of the film America, Here We Come! (CinemaPRO), the team of the short films Shorts: / 4: Black Heart Stories. The White Night of the Romanian Film will also have a special section of Focus on the legendary personality of actor Victor Rebengiuc, by three movies featuring him as the lead: Niki and Flo, directed by Lucian Pintilie, Lindenfeld: A Love Story by Radu Gabrea and The Japanese Dog, co-written and directed by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, which is also Romania’s proposal for the 2015 edition of the American Academy Film Awards.
Another Focus section of the event is dedicated to director Nae Caranfil, special guest of the White Night. On September 19, the audience will be granted a special opportunity to view the director’s films Dolce Far Niente and Asphalt Tango, both hosted by the Romanian Peasant Museum. Dolce Far Niente was inspired by Frederic Vitoux’s novel, A journey to Terracina, a winner of the French Academy Award for Literature in 1994.

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