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20 years of Libra Film

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 23:36
At the end of 2014, Libra Film celebrated 20 years of activity in the film industry.

In these two decades, the company produced awarded films and Romanian box office hits. More than 20 feature films (fiction and documentaries) and several shorts were produced or co-produced by Libra Film Productions starting from 1994.
 
Some of the most recent titles are: Why me?, a political thriller directed by Tudor Giurgiu, due to release in February 2015;  Oana Giurgiu’s documentary Aliyah Dada, which premiered at Astra Film Festival in October 2014; The Japanese Dog, by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, Romania’s entry in the Oscar race, awarded in several film festivals; America, here we come!, by Razvan Savescu; Of Snails and Men, by Tudor Giurgiu, Romania’s box office hit in 2012, awarded in Warsaw, Valladolid, SEE Fest (Los Angeles) and Skt. Petersburg IFF; Somewhere in Palilula, the debut film of famous theater director Silviu Purcarete, selected in 2012 Karlovy Vary IFF and many other fests; The Tanase Affair, a documentary directed by Ionut Teianu, and the Spanish-Romanian-French-Russian co-production Cannibal by Manuel Cuenca, awarded in many festivals and at Goya Awards.
 
Libra Film also produced the 2012 Best European Short Film, Superman, Spiderman or Batman, by Tudor Giurgiu, awarded at European Film Awards and many international festivals.
 
The company currently has several film projects in production: Cinema, mon amour, a documentary about decaying cinemas in Romania directed by Alexandru Belc and From the Shadows, a history of Romanian hip-hop signed by Andrei Tănăsescu and Sebastian Câmpean. 
 
Projects in postproduction: World is mine by Nicolae Constantin Tanase; Summer Break, a short film project by Andrei Tanase, developed in Archidoc program. 
 
Projects in development: Breaking news, a new feature film by Iulia Rugina, At the side of the moon by Tudor Giurgiu, Draculatour - an animation project by Cecilia Felmeri.
 
A full presentation can be found here.