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09 Jun 2022 Free access to TIFF 2022 films and events for Ukrainian citizens

Ukrainian citizens will have free access to the festival with an ID card presented at the entrance before each event: - for all screenings in Piața Unirii (English subtitles) - for all screenings in Parc Poligon Florești (English subtitles) - for the screenings of How I Learned to Fly, a film for children and teenagers, with subtitles in Ukrainian, on Saturday 18th of...

09 Jun 2022 Netflix experts Anna Nagler and Cristopher Mack are joining TIFF 2022 for Drama Room

Anna Nagler, Director of Local Language Original Series for Central and Eastern Europe, and Cristopher Mack, Director of Creative Growth for Netflix International, are the Netflix experts who will be working with the teams of the 5 selected projects in the Drama Room program at the Transilvania International Film Festival 2022. The sessions will focus on the fundamentals of sto...

09 Jun 2022 10 feature film projects from the region selected at Transilvania Pitch Stop 2022

Ten projects in development will be presented to industry professionals (producers, distributors, sales agents, representatives of film funds & more) at the Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS) this year. The 9th edition of the program includes the presentation of projects in front of potential partners and financiers on the 23th of June, during Transilvania International Film Festiva...

09 Jun 2022 Ukrainian Street Food Day at TIFF 2022: Adi Hădean cooks alongside Ukrainian chefs

Chef Adi Hădean comes to Transilvania International Film Festival 2022 for a special day: Ukrainian Street Food Day. He will prepare, together with Ukrainian chefs, traditional dishes from the neighbouring country, which people from Cluj are invited to try on June 20 at a special event on Potaissa Street in the city centre. All funds raised from the event will be donated to the...

07 Jun 2022 Cine-concert Bestia/The Polish Dancer: The only Polish film starring Pola Negri to survive to this day

Bestia / The Polish Dancer (1917), director Aleksander Hertz's masterpiece of silent cinema, starring Pola Negri in the title role, premieres in Romania in a digitally restored version at the 21st Transilvania International Film Festival. The only Polish production featuring the famous actress to survive to this day will be accompanied live by the music of Grammy award-winning...

07 Jun 2022 Directors Gaspar Noé, Ildikó Enyedi and Alexandru Solomon celebrated in the 3x3 section

At its 21st edition, the Transilvania International Film Festival (17-26 June) revisits the works of three leading filmmakers from France, Hungary and Romania. The most awarded and the newest productions by Gaspar Noé, Ildikó Enyedi and Alexandru Solomon will be screened in Cluj-Napoca in the 3x3 section. The full programme will be available soon on tiff.ro. 3x3: Gaspar Noé...

07 Jun 2022 Ukrainian band DakhaBrakha returns to TIFF for an extraordinary concert

One of Ukraine's best-known and most appreciated bands, DakhaBrakha (in old Ukrainian "give/take"), returns to the Transilvania International Film Festival (17 - 26 June 2022) for an extraordinary concert, part of the TIFF For Ukraine initiative. Founded in 2004 in Kiev by avant-garde theatre director Vladislav Troitsky, DakhaBrakha defines its style as "ethnic chaos". The esse...

24 May 2022 Multi-award-winning titles and stories inspired by real-life events in Piața Unirii Open-Air

Until the 26th of June, some of the most anticipated films of the year - great comedies, multi-award-winning titles and stories inspired by real-life events - will run night after night on the giant screen in the Piața Unirii Open-Air. Official Competition/ Competición Oficial, directed by Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, starring Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, will make th...

24 May 2022 A story about women who changed the world, in the opening of TIFF 2022: Call Jane

Call Jane, a courageous story about women's rights inspired by life in the USA in the late 1960s, opens the 21st edition of TIFF with a gala screening on Friday, June 17, at 20:45 in Unirii Square in Cluj-Napoca. Until the 26th of June, some of the most anticipated films of the year - great comedies, multi-award-winning titles and stories inspired by real-life events - will run...

24 May 2022 Actress Maia Morgenstern to receive Excellence Award at TIFF 2022

A symbol of the Romanian cinema and theatre, loved and applauded by generations of spectators, actress Maia Morgenstern will be celebrated at the 21st Transilvania International Film Festival (17 - 26 June, Cluj-Napoca). Her immense contribution to Romanian culture will be rewarded with the Excellence Award at the TIFF Closing Gala on the 25th of June, a crowning achievement of...

24 May 2022 TIFF 2022: Impressive debuts and acclaimed films at Cannes, Venice and San Sebastián, in the Romanian Film Days

The new voices of Romanian cinema are gaining ground at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (17 - 26 June). 9 of the 12 feature films presented this year in the Romanian film competition are authored by first-time directors, many of them already applauded and awarded by the juries of major international festivals. Cinephiles are invited to discover...

24 May 2022 10 documentaries compete for the “What's up, doc?” section prize, awarded for the first time at TIFF 2022

For the first time in the history of the Transilvania International Film Festival, the 21st edition of the event will include a competition dedicated to documentary film. 10 unique works by first and second feature-length documentary filmmakers from all over the world will compete this year for the What's up, doc? award, which has become increasingly popular with TIFF audiences...

24 May 2022 12 "fictions about life" in the TIFF 2022 Official Competition

12 productions from all over the world, including two Romanian films, are competing for the Transilvania Trophy at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival. Aimed at first-time and second-time feature filmmakers, the TIFF Competition brings to the fore a strong selection of recent productions which viewers are invited to see in their national premiere in...

24 May 2022 Call for peace in the TIFF 2022 image campaign: Make Films, Not War!

These are troubled times. Just a few hundred kilometres from Romania's border, an armed conflict is in full swing. As its escalation and fuelling do nothing but alter the promise of peace in the region, the visual campaign for the 21st Transilvania International Film Festival (17-26 June, Cluj-Napoca) sends an unequivocal message: Make Films, Not War! Inspired by the classic...

24 May 2022 Focus Polonia la TIFF2022

The 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (June, 17 - 26 2022) includes Focus Poland, a diverse programme dedicated to Polish cinema featuring the most important productions of contemporary filmmakers, collaborations with the New Horizons International Film Festival of Wrocław and with Stefan Laudyn (director of the Warsaw International Film Festival), as...