The most successful Romanian films, at the IVth edition of RFD, in Chisinau!

Seven of the most successful Romanian films, made by directors such as Radu Jude, Corneliu Porumboiu, Constantin Popescu, Florin Şerban, Daniel Sandu, Ana Lungu and Hadrian Marcu and selected at major international festivals, will be seen at the Romanian Film Days (RFD) in Chisinau. The fourth edition of the most important event in the Republic of Moldova dedicated to Romanian Cinema will take place from October 11th to October 14th…

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Romanian Short Waves in Chișinău 2015

In Chișinău, the Moldavian audience was able to watch short films produces by directors from Romania, but also Moldova that were screened at the Cannes Film Festival, in the Short Film Corner. The films from Romanian Short Waves 2015 programme, managed by Secvențe Association from Romania, were screened in collaboration with Alternative Cinema on the 14th November 2015 with the aim of making them know to the audience from here, especially to the young filmmakers. Even more, with this…

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Public screening of Woods – short film by Radu Zaporojan

On 21st of May 2014, at National Library, Alternative Cinema has screened the short film WOODS (15 minutes), made by a local student and young filmmaker – Radu Zaporojan. Synopsis: A man wakes up in the middle of the Woods. He tries to get out of it while remembering what happened the night before. “The Woods” of his memories and action are overwhelming him. . Immediately after the screening, film…

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Old Believers by Dumitru Grosei

A public screening, for the first time in Moldova, has taken place on 26th March. The documentary film, Old Believers is winner of the Diploma of Distinction at the Award Ceremony of UCIN Romania, in 2002 and selected at many other film festivals. It was directed by Moldovan director Dumitru Grosei (Cinematography by Oleg Mutu, Vadim Hâncu and Radu Zara). STAROVERII (Old Believers)- (52 min.) Immediately after the screening, film critic Marin Turea has presented a study…

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The short films of Grigore Bechet

On 19th March, at the National Library, Alternative Cinema has screened 3 short films of young Moldovan director Grigore Bechet.    O ZI DIN VIAȚA UNEI ROȘII – (4.32′) (tr.: A Day in the Life of a Tomato) MOTIVAȚIE TRANSCEDENTALĂ – (2.28′) (tr.: Transcendental Motivation) SRGHI Survivor – (3.45′)       Immediately after the screening, film critic Marin Turea has presented a study of the film. Afterwards, free discussions with the audience…

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2nd Floor by Dumitru Țurcanu

An independent short film, produced with a totally low budget, has been screened by Alternative Cinema at the National Library. The film is directed by Moldovan director Dumitru Țurcan, it is called ”The 2nd Floor” and has a duration of 34 minutes.             Dumitru Țurcan – the director Immediately after the screening, film critic Marin Turea has presented a study of the film. Afterwards, free discussions…

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A mother from the kingdom of shadows

A short documentary film, directed by young Moldovan filmmaker, living in Iași, Violeta Gorgos, has been screened by Alternative Cinema at the National Library in Chișinău. The film, titled ”A Mother from the Kingdom of Shadows” (original title: O mamă din împărăția umbrelor), with the length of 28 minutes, tells about the life of a mother in a prison from Rusca village, Hâncești. An issue that for most of us…

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John Donică’s short films

On 23rd january 2014, at the ”Ștefan cel Mare” Library, Alternative Cinema has screened 2 short films of independent Moldovan filmmaker John Donică (contestant in several international film festivals). Screened films: La marginea pădurii (At the edge of the forest) – (duration: 21′) Momente de tăcere (Moments of silence) – (duration: 2′). This film was to be developed until 2016 into a feature-length documentary, with the same name. Below, you can see the trailer…

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Screening of Mircea Bobână’s short films

On 16th January 2014, Alternative Cinema in collaboration with  ”Ștefan cel Mare” National Library have projected 2 short films of young moldovan filmmaker Mircea Bobână “Intre Edison si Tesla” (Between Edison & Tesla) (duration: 8.08′) “Mamihalpinatapai” (duration: 3.37′) The event was followed by open discussion, as well a critical study on the cinematic creation of Mircea Bobina, presented by the young film critic Irina Iachim. The moderator of this film event has been filmmaker Dumitru Grosei.

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2 short movies by an independent moldovan filmmaker

On 12th July 2013, Alternative Cinema in collaboration with National Library “Stefan cel Mare” has presented the independent moldovan filmmaker Slaveeck Tony, with a projection of 2 short movies, produced in Portugal. The projection was followed by free and engaging discussions between the audience and the filmmaker. The movies projected were: O Horoscopo (Horoscope) – 2011 (7 min.) Os sonhos estao la, nos aqui (The wishes are there, but we’re…

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