The ninth edition of film festival Kinofest will take place in Bucharest between September 25th and September 27th and will screen 225 shorts in venues such as Cinema Union, Sala Elvira Popescu, Energiea Pub, Seneca Anticafe and Carol 53. Another 52 shorts will be screened online and the public will be able to vote on their favourite.

The festival has five competitions, gathering 93 films. Three sections are online: Online Animation (21 films), Online Fiction (15 films) and Micromovie (16 films). The two competitions taking place in cinemas present films that are premieres in Romania: (Offline) Fiction and (Offline) Animation. Each competition will select one winner.

The online competitions, a novelty of this edition, are happening at, between September 1st and September 27th. The traditional competitions of the festival, Animation and Fiction (offline), will be screened at Cinema Union, between September 25th and September 27th, in the presence of a professional jury.

The entire program of the festival can be checked here. Tickets are available at the box offices of the screening venues and at

Photo source: Kinofest Facebook page