Cinema of Romanian Peasant Museum – Documentary films
Joi 1 noiembrie
Vineri 2 noiembrie
Sâmbătă 3 noiembrie
Duminică 4 noiembrie
Just the two of us
The Olases have been together for 65 years. They appear to have made peace with the idea of death.
A death in my family
When I was a child, I thought the world stops in place when someone close dies. But it didn’t stop.
The 1990’s have been troubled years in recent history of Romania, a period of confusion and anxiety.
Wedding of the year
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.
Postcard from Somova
An inconspicuous row of trees and some bushes, somewhere on a riverbank on the edge of the Danube Delta. Time seems to have stood still here.
At the intersection of a provincial track and an international road a Gypsy community of a small Romanian town begin and end their day.
Passionate about hip-hop and raised by his grandmother in Vama village, in Suceava county, Mohamed Tomescu wants to change his name and get rid of its Syrian association, but he cannot face his father in this matter
When Time Loses Patience
A centuries old tradition, animal markets in Romania face an unsure future. A film about the last days of a dying culture.
The blissful accidental death
A young man finds a 70 year old drawing in an antique shop, containing a secret love letter on the back. The letter reveals an intriguing love story.
Village without women
In Southwest Serbia, atop a mountain and four kilometers from the nearest road, the Jankovic brothers hold down the fort in the womanless village of Zabrdje.
The Steel Mill Café
The documentary records café conversations of the owners a week before closing the café for good.
Frații lui Hava decid să împartă proprietatea primită de la tatăl lor. Hava trebuie să fie căsătorită și să trăiască în casa soțului său.
Prosefhi: Greek School Prayer
Doi elevi de liceu. În timp ce își caută identitatea prin violență, în mod inevitabil își vor testa limitele unul altuia.
Made in Turkey .Egg
Ali este un copil Kurd din sud-estul Turciei al cărui tată lucrează în Iraq. De Ziua Învățătorului, Ali așteaptă un dar de la tatăl său, dar din cauza unei probleme cu pașaportul, acesta nu poate trece granița.
One working day. Macedonian, Bosnian and Albanian workers build the new Slovenian railway. Serial of silent portraits, carried by the voices of those immigrant workers, absent from their lives.
Scenes of daily life on the banks of the Danube in Serbia; little or nothing seems to happen for these men stranded at the port along with the boats. A sensitive observational film about a society put on hold.
The bed is broken
Two boys explore the dilapidated entrails of a deserted factory, looking for bits of scrap metal for money.
Is it possible to grasp the meaning of the future by accepting only the present and leaving the past behind? Does the youth dare to be disturbed?
Giulia, is a 18 years old girl, living and dreaming in Tirana. Her passion lives on two wheels and her challenges begin with the first step she takes out there in the world.
THIS IS US
This is a documentary about my own family, which was made to show people that not everything we see on the surface is true. Very often there’s something hidden behind that perfect smile and happy face.
The village of Sirakovo in eastern Serbia gained its present appearance only after the locals moved the whole village a few kilometers away.
At a certain age, is hard enough to remember what you did yesterday. At 90 it really doesn’t matter.
Time passes along unhurried in the small traditional Romanian village of Maramures. From the polling of the hay, to the lazy dog seeking shelter from the hot sun, peasant Vasile Oanea and his cameras find beauty in it all.
Honey on Wounds
During the Kosovo War thousands of Albanian women were held hostage by Serbian troops, tortured and forced to witness the execution of their husbands.
For already 40 years, without a single day of rest, Ana has been coming in front of the city church to sell the religious calendars and rosaries; in sun, in snow, in rain, on Sundays and holidays.
The Terbesh people of Kosovo that live in Lubinje, a village at the foot of the Sharri Mountains and very near to Prizren, have a tradition of dressing and making up a bride for her wedding day.
Dum spiro spero
A subjective, immersive experience, seen through the eyes of the protagonist, Pero Kvesić, who addresses the idea of death or scary illness with a bland, bold, Balkan-specific humor.
Dum spiro spero
When film-maker Serban Georgescu buys a ton of cabbage for only 20 Euros, he sets out to explore the absurdist dynamic of Romanian agriculture in the Lunguletu villlage in Southern Romania.
The movie follows three life stories from three different parts of Moldavia: Vaslui, Neamț and Botoșani. Giani (4 years old), Sebi (13 years old) and Raul (16 years old) are three children passionate about shindy music.
Zakarpattia (2018) examines issues of place, identity, and traditionality among wedding musicians in the borderlands of Transcarpathia, Ukraine. The film follows the Manyo Family Band from the small town of Tiachiv.
Bajrako is a holiday that symbolizes happiness which is celebrated with a lot of pride by roma community.
During Zgjim`s eight-month creation he has been visited from a microscopical friend.
A whole new world can be found in the streets of Prizren. This short documentary shows us how addiction has evolved together with technology and the spread it has had in all age groups.
Stories of some characters about prejudices and discrimination in our society.
THIS IS TRINGA
Social networks have a very important place in every man today, many people make a lot of themselves to post a picture or information that may occasionally not be true.
Shtojzovalle: magical Creatures of the Albanian mythology that posses supernatural powers and extraordinary beauty. Often found in the woods singing and dancing, the Shtojzovalle are finally captured by the eyes of humans.
The beast is still alive
This political documentary is about the search for an ideal communism and how it has never been found in practice. The film begins with the secret police file on the grandfather of a young Bulgarian woman.
Krasna Malanka is a story about people from Romanian village Krasna on the territory of Ukraine, which are getting prepared for the Malanka holiday. This holiday is a landmark event for everybody in Krasna, especially for young men, for them it's the main initiation in life.
Dionis is a retiring biology teacher with a passion and a dream. He owns over a hundred rusty old cars, most of which don’t even work, and every night he sleeps next to them, dreaming of turning this unusual collection into a large museum.
Gorani people live in Gora, in the south of Kosovo. They are Muslims who speak a Slavic language. Throughout the years they were always used for political games of power between the surrounding nations (Serbs, Macedonians, Bulgarians, Albanians, Bosnians…).
Chris the Swiss
Beginning of the 90s. The Yugoslavian Wars had started. Young men from all over Europe were taking part. On January 7th 1992, a Swiss journalist was found dead in Croatia.
At first, Nora Agapi intended to make a portrait-movie on her father, using his archive, as a tribute essay, but a radical decision forced her to see reality differently, and the movie takes an unexpected turn.