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3. Divan Film Festival, Cetate, Romania – 23, 24 & 25 August 2016 (3 Days)

Host organisation: Balkan Cultural Institute Association/Divan Film Festival

The 5C Project caravan stops in Cetate for a three day event, organised by the Balkan Cultural Institute Association in collaboration with Divan Film Festival, and with the support of National Film Centre of Romania and of the Romanian Cultural Institute. The diverse programme includes feature and short film screenings, a Q&A session, two workshops by leading experts and an international conference on Balkan cinema. Among the highlights of the program are: the screening of film The Parade/ Parada and Q&A with the acclaimed Serbian director Srdjan Dragojević, the international conference “Urban Stories in the Balkans” and the two workshops are: “Film Criticism: The Digital Age” by Professor Dana Duma and “In/Outside the Editing Room” by Aleksandra Milovanović.


Full program below:


Tuesday, 23 August 2016

10:30 -12:30 International Conference “Urban Life in the Balkans” (I) in The Attic

Chair: Marian Ţuţui

Participants: Nevena Daković (Serbia), Rhiannon Wain (UK), Mariana Hristova (Bulgaria), Marilena Ilieşiu and Andrei Şendrea (Romania)

(Free and open to all, pre-registration required)

17:30 -18:30 Masterclass held by Dana DumaFilm Criticism: The Digital Age” – The Attic

(Free and open to the public)

21:30 – 23:30 Cinematographic Valley

Screening of The Parade/ Parada (2011, Serbia/ Slovenia/ Croatia/ France/ Macedonia/ UK, dir. Srdjan Dragojević) in presence of director.

(Free and open to the public)


Wednesday,  24 August 2016

10:30 – 12:30 International Conference “Urban Life in the Balkans” (II) – The Attic

Chair: Nevena Daković

Participants: Dana Duma (Romania), Lydia Papadimitriou (UK), Ana Grgić (Croatia), Wang Yao (China), Galina Maksimović (Serbia), Özge Özdüzen (Turkey)

(Free and open to all, pre-registration required)

17:30-18:30 Masterclass held by Aleksandra Milovanović – “In/Outside the Editing Room

(Free and open to the public)

21:30- 24:00 Cinematographic Valley

Screening of Marilena from P7/ Marilena de la P7 (2006, Romania, dir. Cristian Nemescu)

and Bucharest Non-Stop/ București Non-Stop (2015, Romania, dir. Dan Chișu)

(Free and open to the public)


Thursday, 25 August 2016

11:00 – 12:15 The River Station

Screening of Balkan Short Films

A Matter of Will/ Biserna obala (2015, Montenegro, dir. Dušan Kasalica)

Network unavailable/ Rețea indisponibilă (2016, Romania, dir. Adina Dulcu)

Chamomile/ Hamomili (2012, Greece, dir. Neritan Zinxhiria)

Finale/ Sfârșit (2015, Romania, dir. Dorian Boguţă)

Epiphany/ Prosvjetljenje (2016, Croatia, dir. Dražen Žarković)

(Free and open to the public)

17:00 – 18:30 The River Station

Screening of Balkan Short Films

A Country of Two/ O țară pentru doi (2016, Albania/ Greece/ Romania, dir. Neritan Zinxhiria)

Damaged Goods/ Kalo (2015, Bosnia and Herzegovina, dir. Nermin Hamzagić)

Mother/ Mama (2014, Macedonia, dir. Lidija Mojsovska)

4 ½  Senses/ 4 ½ simțuri  (2016, Romania, dir. Raluca Răcean-Gorgos and Ion Aramă)

Our Skin is Going to Gray/ Koza ce nam postavi siva (2014, Serbia, dir. Ivan Bakrač)

The Consecration/ De sfeștanie (2015, România, dir. Tudor Botezatu)

(Free and open to the public)

21:30 – 23:15 Cinematographic Valley

Screening of Death in Sarajevo/ Smrt u Sarajevu (2016, Bosnia and Herzegovina- France, dir. Danis Tanović)

(Free and open to the public)


3a. End of August – September Online

The young Romanian audiences and students who participated in the events are invited to contribute with texts on the screened films to be published on the dedicated website. The five ambassadors will upload their written or photographic experiences and invite Albanian young people to Tirana, where the next event is scheduled, during Tirana International Film Festival. During this period, the ambassadors are mentored by Ana Grgić and Marian Tutui via Skype (one session per person).


Film(E)scape, Belgrade, Serbia / 26 – 29 August 2016

Belgrade Film(E)scape is an associated event of the 5C Project Cine-Caravan: City_Culture_Cinema. The weekend-long Belgrade workshop program, taking place between the events in Cetate and Tirana. For more information read the detailed program here.