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21 Jun 2022

Director Filip Jan Rymsza: “When you show something like this to the audience, you expect them to feel uncomfortable and implicitly strange”

Director Filip Jan Rymsza: “When you show something like this to the audience, you expect them to feel uncomfortable and implicitly strange” Yesterday, Mosquito State was screened at TIFF, directed by Polish Filip Jan Rymsza. The film explores the adventures of Wall Street analyst Richard Boca, as he becomes obsessed with more and more chaotic details that come into his life...

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21 Jun 2022

6 exhibitions to visit at #TIFF 2022 when taking a break from the films

Images from inaccessible places, photos taken by Krzysztof Kieślowski himself, immersive experiences, but also emotions captured by the camera lens during the first 20 years of TIFF will be admired in the 6 exhibitions open to the public between June 17 and 26. Film lovers and photography lovers will be able to visit them, with free access, every day of the festival, at the Art...

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20 Jun 2022

Ilie Nastase, about the documentary Nasty: “It is better to have the opportunity to present myself now than ever”

At TIFF.21, last night, Citizen Ashe was screened at the Victoria Cinema, directed by Rex Miller and Sam Pollard. Before the screening of the documentary that follows the life of the famous sportsman and activist Arthur Ashe, a sneak peek from Nasty was projected for the first time, directed by Tudor Giurgiu and produced by Cosmin Hodor. The audience watched the fragment of the...

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20 Jun 2022

Gaspar Noé and the call of the void

The 3 titles presented at TIFF (enter the void, vortex and irreversible, chronological version) are enough to penetrate the mind of a great provocative filmmaker. But beyond shock and controversy, is there enough substance in Gaspar Noé's films? The cinematographer’s works can be defined as intensely synesthetic, due to their visual and musical power. By the way, they involv...

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20 Jun 2022

Negri's Beast

At the height of her career, Pola Negri was the highest paid woman in the film industry. She lived in a mansion in Los Angeles that resembled the White House and set the fashion tone. That's how America knew red nail polish pedicures, fur boots and turbans. Not bad for a Polish immigrant born into poverty. She had famous lovers like Rudolf Valentino or Charlie Chaplin and s...

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20 Jun 2022

When film education becomes an optional subject at school

We live in a deeply audio-visual age. Everything happens online, we are bombarded with images, graphics, videos and other forms of content being photographed or filmed. We become customers of brands because they won us their campaign and we like how they presented themselves to us in the Facebook feed, Insta or TikTok. In this context, the need to update school programs, inc...

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20 Jun 2022

TIFF Talks with Kai Brand-Jacobsen: A World Beyond War

Make films, not war is the message of the 21st edition of TIFF, and in tune with this urge, A World beyond War - the discussion on Monday at TIFF talks, will bring to TIFF Lounge, mister Kai Brand-Jacobsen, President of the Romanian Peace Institute (PATRIR). His dialog with the public will be moderated, starting at 17:00, by Alexandra Iacob, Communications & Global impact leade...

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20 Jun 2022

Monday, at TIFF Lounge: InspiraTIFF with Mihai Chirilov

Mihai Chirilov, artistic Director of the Transilvania International Film Festival, is the guest of Monday at InspiraTIFF. Starting at 3PM, the film critic, the festival’s selectioner from the first edition, will answer all the questions received from the audience present at TIFF Lounge (Unirii Square). In the dialog with the spectators, moderated by Adi Demian, Mihai Chirilo...

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19 Jun 2022

Multiverses, Back in Fashion

Orice, oriunde, oricând, by its original and already mega-known name Everything Everywhere All at Once, is probably the most daring and inventive film since Being John Malkovich (1999). That's 23 years of who knows who having seen the most original and innovative in terms of storytelling. It's no surprise: the two Daniels behind it, Scheinert and Kwan, took the film world by st...

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19 Jun 2022

About the Nosferatu cine-concert, with Simona Strungaru (composer) and Stefan Geiger (conductor)

In the special atmosphere of the Bánffy Castle, last night the Nosferatu Cine-concert took place, a TIFF – Goethe Institute co-production. Released just over a century ago, the film is a landmark in the history of cinema and proposes a character who later appeared in dozens, if not hundreds, of films: Dracula. For this screening, the sound fund was facilitated by composer Si...

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19 Jun 2022

Arthur Ashe, revolutionary

While tennis has always been a popular sport, it wasn’t until the ’70 that it became what it is today, and that was largely due to famous players like Björn Borg, Jimmy Connors or John McEnroe. The transition period was also crossed by Arthur Ashe – the first and only black man to win Wimbledon and one of Obama’s main influences – whose journey from South African apartheid p...

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19 Jun 2022

TIFF Talks about Leave No Traces

Sunday, from 5PM, at TIFF Lounge, the guests of journalist Mihnea Măruță are Laura Ştefan - coordination of anti-corruption activities for Expert Forum, Liviu Tofan - known for his involvement in Radio Free Europe, currently Director of the Romanian Institute of Recent History, together with journalist and environmental activist Liviu Mihaiu. Their debate will start from the...

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18 Jun 2022

Award-winning directors and actors, producers and experts invited to the TIFF 2022 Jury

The jury that will decide the winner of the Transylvania Trophy at the 2022 edition of the festival brings to Cluj-Napoca five professionals from the world of cinema. Actors, directors, successful producers, but also experts in the international film industry, the members of the Official Competition Jury will watch and analyse the 12 feature films competing this year for the gr...