Eight feature films and 18 short films are competing for the Romanian Days awards, while other five films will be screened out of competition at the Transylvania International Film Festival TIFF. The festival takes place between May 29 and June 7 in Cluj Napoca.
Three films screening in competition are world premieres: Bucuresti NonStop, Dan Chisu’s sixth feature; The World Is Mine, the first feature film by Nicolae Constantin Tanase; and Bondoc, a documentary by Mihai Mincan, Cristian Delcea & Mihai Voinea. Be My Cat: A Film for Anne (by Adrian Tofei), an independent found footage horror shot in Radauti and included in the international horror genre festival’s competition – Fantasporto, will also premiere in Cluj. The Treasure, Corneliu Porumboiu’s new film, a reality-based adventure of some treasure hunters, will be screened at TIFF straight after its Cannes premiere. Other Romanian films to be screened at TIFF are The Self-Portrait of a Dutiful Daughter and One Floor Below by Radu Muntean.
Twelve films will compete this year for the Transylvania Trophy. They were produced in countries such as Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Iceland, Great Britain, Mexico, Spain and the USA.
The festival also includes a section dedicated to Norwegian film and music, called Norwave.