Birtish Council awaits documentary fans at the 5th edition of the British Documentary screenings in Bucharest, from 6 October to 15 December.

The documentaries selected for the 5th edition were included in the official selection of many international festivals, many of them having been awarded for best cinematography or having received the audience award, to name but a few of the categories, in festivals such as: Sundance, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, BAFTA and the Nuremberg International Human Rights Festival.

The “British Documentary” screenings aim to stir up the public’s curiosity and imagination, making people question some of the most fervent current affairs, from censorship to lack of access to education, discrimination, decision factors in communities, to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Monday evening, October 6, British Documentary opens with a documentary on famous writer Salman Rushdie, accused of blasphemy and stalked for 10 years by a death sentence.

The event program includes 10 weekly screenings, each Monday (except November 10) at 19:00 at the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant – Horia Bernea Hall (3 Monetăriei Street). Entrance is free.

More details on the British Council website.