Wedding of the year
Director: József Bán
Duration: 60 min
Country: Romania | Premiere | Q&A
Most of the year, the Oaş county is deserted of its people. The county becomes full of life only in August, when the locals who live and work abroad come back home for a few weeks. They set in the big villas they have been showy mansions for their families, they meet neighbours and celebrate. During these weeks, in every village several weddings are organized daily. The entire region becomes a gigantic wedding celebration. As we follow what happens, the locals remember their experiences from the 1990s, when they decided to leave Romania for a better life abroad.
József Bán was born in 1990, Romania. He graduated from Sapientia University, Department of
Film, Photography and Media in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. So far he has directed several short
fiction and documentary films. His first feature-length documentary, Wedding of the Year, is his