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04 Aug 2020 Great tastes and authentic experiences in the Ethnographic Park

Between August 4th and August 9th, the Ethnographic National Park ”Romulus Vuia” in Cluj-Napoca, becomes the meeting point of people from the city and the local producers from Transylvania. Every day, the TIFF audience is invited to discover the tasty local cuisine, meet the locals and explore the attractions and museum in the park. Opened for the audience between 10 AM And...

03 Aug 2020 The ”5 minutes too late” team at TIFF Talks

Starting tomorrow, the 4th of August and taking place every evening from 6 PM, TIFF Talks aims to challenge the audience to a discussion with Romanian actors and directors who are presenting their movies for the first time in front of the TIFF 2020 public. The first guests are the members of the ”5 minutes too late” movie, projected for the first time in Romania, tonight, fr...

03 Aug 2020 Vlad Ivanov celebrates his birthday with the InspiraTIFF audience

One of the most appreciated Romanian actors today, Vlad Ivanov is Mihnea Măruță's special guest, this Tuesday, in the InspiraTIFF session. Film lovers can meet him at Casa TIFF, the event starting at 11 AM, with free entry based upon availability.  This year, the TIFF audience can watch the actor perform the role of Doctor Ivan in the movie Servants, directed by Ivan Ost...

02 Aug 2020 Performative videopoem - EXEUNT

Six people have been waiting, for a long time, for a future where they could meet and be together. Loneliness deepens and reveals nostalgia, anxieties, fears. Solitude forces them to discover new means of expression, which they will then have to give up. Exeunt (lat. exeo – they exit, frequently used as a direction in a play for the exit of a group of actors) will be for the...

02 Aug 2020 InspiraTIFF with special guest Magda Catone

A great presence on stage and a key figure of the Romanian cinema, actress Magda Catone will meet and talk with the InspiraTIFF audience Monday, August 3rd, from 11 AM, at Casa TIFF. With an impressive career which includes memorable roles in movies and TV but also prizes for her performances in theatre, the actress is close to celebrate forty years of artistic activity. Sh...

01 Aug 2020 Transilvania IFF Hits Online on TIFF Unlimited

A few of the most surprising titles from the 2020 program of the Transilvania International Film Festival can be seen online throughout Romania on the festival’s platform TIFF Unlimited (unlimited.tiff.ro). Those who cannot make it to Cluj between July 31-August 9 and those who want to continue their festival experience online will have severals new hits available to them from...

30 Jul 2020 3x3: Cinema and Politics

The 3X3 section of this year’s Transilvania International Film Festival celebrates three auteurs whose work is highly political, wether it in the form of black comedy, war dramas, or thrillers: Costa-Gavras, Vinko Brešan and Dušan Makavejev. In Adults in the Room (2019), renowned Greek-born French director Costa-Gavras delves into the most difficult moment in Greece’s recent...

30 Jul 2020 TIFF Exhibitions: Fellini, Pandemic Diary Fairy Tales, Art Deco

Lights on! Fellini’s 8 ½ Art Museum, July 31-August 9 New Paul Ronald photographs from the Maraldi collection Curator: Antonio Maraldi Fellini’s extraordinary world comes to life once again through the lens of Paul Ronald, who recorded the filming of 8 ½. As the official set photographer, he took thousands of pictures of the master, Fellini himself, of the unparalle...

30 Jul 2020 Free Concerts at the Art Museum at TIFF 2020

Young bands animate the evenings at the 2020 Transilvania International Film Festival, in a series of concerts open to all who want to discover new names and artists, and two documentaries recall the days when summer music festivals were a major destination. Wednesday, August 5, at 8:30 PM, TIFF invites audiences to meet Koszika & The HotShots, a band formed in 2011 around v...

30 Jul 2020 Hungarian Days: Extended Program in 2020

As a result of reprogramming the Transilvania International Film Festival to run in 13 outdoors venues in and around Cluj, the Hungarian Day turns into three different Hungarian Days. Eight of the most successful films recently produced in Hungary will run between August 4-6. Thus, multiple award-winning director Attila Szász returns to TIFF with Tall Tales / Apró mesék, an...

30 Jul 2020 Special Program of Restored Films

The 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival will bring old restored jewels to the big screen in a series of special events. The program is available at https://tiff.ro/programTIFF2020, and tickets can be purchased from tiff.eventbook.ro and soon on TIFF’s official app.  Produced during the catastrophic floods of May 1970, the Black Buffalo Water / Apa ca...

30 Jul 2020 The First Episodes of Tuff Money in TIFF’s HBO Days

Transilvania International Film Festival’s traditional partner HBO will preview this year the first two episodes of Tuff Money / Bani negri (pentru zile albe) on Friday, August 7, at 9:30 PM at Club Transilvania. Written and directed by Daniel Sandu (One Step Behind the Seraphim / Un pas în urma Serafimilor), the series stars Alexandru Papadopol, Cristian Bota, and Medeea Marin...

30 Jul 2020 Transilvania IFF 2020 Organization: Open Air Cinemas in over 10 Locations

The Transilvania International Film Festival (July 31 – August 9, 2020) is reconfigured to prioritize public health, safety, and social distancing by doing exclusively outdoor screenings in over 10 locations in Cluj. Safety measures will be mandatory for all TIFF crew, guests, and audience members and will be posted prominently in all locations. TIFF’s 19th edition opens Fri...

30 Jul 2020 A Felliniesque Cluj: the 2020 Image Campaign

Cluj turns into a charming, old-school Felliniesque set, populated by seductive characters and surprises, in the image campaign for the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (July 31-August 9). Classic scenes inspired by the great Italian auteur Federico Fellini are adapted to the local context and spiced up with Transylvanian humor in a story of creative...

30 Jul 2020 Black Comedy, Family Drama, and Eroticism in the Competition

Dedicated to first-time or sophomore feature film directors, the TIFF 2020 Official Competition features 12 provocative stories and just as many original approaches competing for the Transilvania Trophy. Eight of them are feature film debuts for directors who are just starting out or have already made a name for themselves as series or documentary film directors. TIFF audiences...