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June 18, 2021

Fresh documentaries from around Black Sea, at “Black Sea Docs” Competition

Only few weeks before going to Tulcea for the 5th edition of the International Film Festival about Environment and People – Pelicam, a “rehearsal” will take place in Bucharest, from May 23 to May 29, including two screenings of the most appreciated films of the last year competition.

“Good Things Await” (directed by Phie Ambio, 2014, Denmark), the winning film of Pelicam 2015, tells the story of Niels Stokholm, an 84 years old farmer, the last one performing biodynamic agriculture in Denmark. The extremely touching documentary will be screened outdoor for the audience in Bucharest on Tuesday, May 24, at the “Romanian Peasant Museum” Cinema, starting at 9.00 pm. The access will be free.

“Tristia: A Black Sea Odyssey” (directed by Stanislaw Mucha, 2014, Germany), winner of the “Black Sea Docs” competition of the last year, leads us into an extraordinary 5,000 kilometers journey along the coasts of seven countries around the Black Sea. The documentary will be screened for the audience in Bucharest on Thursday, May 26, at the Deschis Gastrobar, starting at 9.00. The access will be free.

The documentaries from around the Black Sea who entered in the Black Sea Docs 2016 competition are: “Living Fire” (directed by Ostap Kostyuk, 2014, Ukraine), “I Talk Otherwise” (directed by Cristian Cappucci, 2015, Italy/Switzerland), “The Babushkas of Chernobyl” (directed by Holly Morris, Anne Bogart, 2015, Ukraine/USA), “Atlantis of Russian North” (directed by Sofya Gorlenko, 2015, Russia).

Alongside Mircea Toma, there will also be part of the jury in the Black Sea Docs competition: the director of the Cinemambiente Festival from Torino, Gaetano Capizzi and the film critic Florentina Ciuverca.

Pelicam Festival is organized by the Les Herbes Folles Association, with the support of the National Center of the Cinematography, Tulcea City Hall, the Romanian Filmmakers Union and the Romanian Cultural Institute.



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