Section: Zilele Filmului Românesc
Title: O thahtai. Şavendar tai şeiandar
Director: Catalina Tesar, Dana Bunescu
Cast: Rozalia Caldarar, Grancea Băruța
Duration: 1h 24
Peli and Nina are a young couple from a Transylvanian Roma community where the matrimonial deals are as strict as those in the European aristocracy. Parents to a little girl, they struggle to birth a son, or else their arranged union will end. This is so because only boys inherit the family’s badge, the chalice. Winner of the Best Romanian Documentary at the 2022 Astra film festival!