„Planet Petrila” will open Ceau, Cinema! Festival

„Planet Petrila” will open Ceau, Cinema! Festival

One of this year’s most expected Romanian documentaries, „Planet Petrila”, directed by Andrei Dăscălescu, will be screened in premiere in Timişoara in the opening of the fourth edition of Ceau, Cinema! Festival, which will take place on July 20th – 23rd. With its world premiere screened during the famous International Documentary Film Festival from Amsterdam – IDFA, „Planet Petrila” follows Ion Barbu, artist and activist who figths to save the historical buildings of the mine Petrila from being demolished, and the miner Cătălin Cenușă, who tries to transfer his team to another mine. The gala screening from July 20th will take place in the presence of the director Andrei Dăscălescu, the cartoonist Ion Barbu, the miner Cătălin Cenușă and the film producer, Anamaria Antoci, also member of the Ceau, Cinema! 2017 jury. Debut of the director Agnieszka Smoczynska, ”The Lure” („Córki dancingu”), one of the last year’s Polish cinema hits and winner of the Jury Special Prize at Sundance 2016, will also be...
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Wajda’s most recent film and the Golden Bear, at Ceau, Cinema!

The latest film of the great Polish director Andrzej Wajda, "Afterimage", and the winner of the Golden Bear at this year’s edition of Berlin Film Festival, "On Body and Soul", of the Hungarian film maker Ildikó Enyedi, rank among the attractions of the fourth edition of Ceau, Cinema! Film Festival, which will take place on July 20th -23rd in Timişoara and Gottlob. Moreover, Ceau, Cinema! will organize a special event dedicated to the 120 years’ anniversary of the first film screenings in Timişoara, it will mark 10 years since the Palme d`Or won by Cristian Mungiu at Cannes with "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days", also paying homage to the legendary Swedish film maker Ingmar Bergman, with a screening of the documentary about him. "Afterimage" (2016), Andrzej Wajda’s latest film, will have a special screening at Ceau, Cinema!, in memory of the great Polish director, gone in 2016. The film is focused on the touching story of the talented painter Władysław...
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The producer Anamaria Antoci, the actor Alexandru Potocean and the film critic Cătălin Olaru, in the jury of Ceau, Cinema!

The producer Anamaria Antoci, the actor Alexandru Potocean and the film critic Cătălin Olaru will make up the Competition jury of the fourth edition of Ceau, Cinema! Film Festival, which will take place between 20th – 23rd of July in Timişoara and Gottlob. The three members of the Ceau, Cinema! Competition jury will give the Grand Award, in amount of €1.500. Anamaria Antoci is one of the most popular young producers from Romania, working for ”4 Proof Film”. The first feature film that she produced was ”Illegitimate” („Ilegitim”), directed by Adrian Sitaru. For this film, she received the Young Hopeful Trophy at the 2017 edition of the Gopo Awards. In 2016, Anamaria Antoci produced ”The Fixer” („Fixeur”), a feature film directed by the same Adrian Sitaru, and her first documentary, ”Planet Petrila” („Planeta Petrila”), directed by Andrei Dăscălescu. Since last year, Anamaria Antoci has also been a member of the European Film Academy.   Born in 1984 in Timişoara, Alexandru Potocean is one of the...
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