Festival Focus: One World Romania

We present films from One World Romania. Couldn‘t make it to Bucharest but want to see films from the program? No problem! Until April 14, you can watch an exclusive selection of festival films online. Here they are!

Unconfessions is a personal film by Ana Galizia about her uncle whom she never met. His portrait, fragmentary and incomplete, is composed of old photographs and home videos he left behind. Winner of the documentary section at Toronto IFF One or Two Questions revisits the dictatorship in Uruguay whose crimes were never investigated. The director decided to conduct a film survey to find out what Uruguayans themselves think about freedom, totality and guilt. Coby was premiered at Cannes IFF in the ACID section and toured dozens of film festivals afterwards. It tells the story of Suzanna from the American Midwest who decides for a transition into a man – Coby. The Divide shows two women’s fight for the right to stay in their apartments; the state decided to sell their apartments to international investors, forcing the tenants to move out instantly. Drawing on materials from Berlin‘s archives, Four Parts of a Folding Screen reveals the illegal manoeuvres of the NSDAP and the Nazi regime with the property of common people.

Watch the brilliant selection of films from One World Romania!

One World Romania is Romania’s only documentary festival dedicated to human rights. The prestigious film event was founded twelve years ago upon the initiative of the Czech Centre in Bucharest as a branch of One World Czech Republic. Over the years, it has evolved into an independent festival with its own program. The most successful films of each edition are presented across Romania.

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