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  • 8th of March / 8 Martie (2012)
    August 21, 2012 12:18 pm
    A derelict coal mine, a tramway depot, a small ready-made clothing workshop of a former fashion house, a dairy factory, and a world of women who lived their youth in communism. In capitalism, they work in difficult conditions but they do not complain. Their simple and humane stories form a complicated historical puzzle. Routine, frustration, […]
  • Aliyah DaDa / Aliyah DaDa (2014)
    March 21, 2012 11:12 am
    Aliyah DaDa presents a well documented history of Jews in Romania. In 1882, a small community in  Moinești was leaving for the Holy Land, to establish one of the first settlements in Palestine.
  • America, Here We Come! / America, Venim! (2014)
    October 29, 2013 6:35 pm
    Six Romanian artists get to live the dream of their life in a road-movie full of adventures.
  • And They May Still Be Alive Today / Si poate mai traiesc si azi (2020)
    October 19, 2019 4:03 pm
    When Vlad is jealous Clara is sure of herself. When Clara is enthusiastic, Vlad is bored. When Vlad is happy, Clara is depressed. When Clara is furious, Vlad is calm. Only when Vlad becomes Prince Charming, does Clara finally become his princess. A new film directed by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, awarded for The Japanese Dog .
  • Another Christmas (2012)
    July 23, 2012 7:16 pm
    Parents who leave still believe in Santa Clause. “Another Christmas” is a Romanian short film directed by Tudor Giurgiu, about the drama of the children who are left at home with their grandparents, by parents working abroad.
  • Ashes and Blood / Cenusa si sange (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:11 pm
    Exiled from her country after her husband’s murder ten years earlier, Judith lives in Marseille with her three children. After having refused to see her family for years, Judith, in spite of her fears and secrets, allows herself to be influenced by her children’s wishes and accepts an invitation to their cousin’s wedding. They set […]
  • Australia (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:08 pm
    A film about ”the first participation of Romania’s national homeless team at a Football World Cup. It happened in Australia and what can I say… it was an experience I will never forget […] I met some people who had a very difficult life, but who were very aware of themselves and the world around them and who […]
  • Birds Way / Drumul pasarilor (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:06 pm
    Birds Way is a magical realist story, an Eastern European fairy tale – a creative documentary that follows the daily routine of an Old Believer community struggling to survive and maintain their traditions in spite of the overwhelming intrusion of modernity.
  • Breaking News (2017)
    August 16, 2017 12:14 pm
     A psychological journey of redemption that turns into a coming-of-age experience for a 35 year old famous news reporter who, in a crucial moment of his life, discovers that things have somehow taken a wrong turn. Other films by Iulia Rugină: Love Building (2013), Alt Love Building (2015).
  • Camelia (2011)
    March 21, 2012 12:26 pm
    The short film “Camelia”, signed by Marian Crisan, tells the story of an ordinary gathering that takes place in a residential area. The story revolves around an absent character (Camelia), who, in spite of that, has a major impact upon the ones present.
  • Canibal / Cannibal (2013)
    October 23, 2013 7:07 pm
    Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he’s also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens.
  • Children of Uranium / Copiii Uraniului (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:03 pm
    There are several legends about the discovery of the uranium ore deposits from Baita. Some of them say that Soviet would have been accidentally discovered the ore in the early 50’s. Others say that the Germans were informed about its existence and they even built an acces road. It is said that if the Germans […]
  • Chronicle of a Death Foretold / Cronica unei morti amanate (2007)
    March 21, 2012 11:42 am
  • Cinema, Mon Amour (2015)
    October 31, 2013 6:40 pm
    Developed with the support of the Creative Europe programme – MEDIA of the European Union.  
  • Claudiu And The Fish / Claudiu si crapii (2013)
    October 20, 2013 4:36 pm
  • Crossing dates / Intalniri incrucisate (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:01 pm
      A Libra Film & Making Movies (Finland) production.    Co-produced by Hai-Hui Entertainment, Aparte Film.    With the support of the Romanian Film Center, Finnish Film Foundations YLE Co-Productions, Starlink Media, Spoon Media, New Line Media.    
  • Delta (2007)
    March 21, 2012 11:39 am
      A Proton Cinema, Essential Filmproduktion GmbH Production.   Co-produced by Filmpartners and Libra Film.    
  • Eden
    December 19, 2016 3:22 pm
    Minority co-production.   *** Ágnes Kocsis was born in Budapest, in 1971. She received her diploma from Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Arts, Budapest. She majored in Polish language and literature, Aesthetics, and Film-theory. In 2005 she graduated as a film director from the Hungarian Academy of Theatre and Film Art Budapest. In 2003 she […]
  • First Night / Prima noapte (2016)
    September 14, 2016 12:48 pm
      First Night had its world premiere in the Orizzonti Short Film Competition at Venice Film Festival, 2016.   The cast includes young actors Alfredo Minea and Cristiana Luca, along with reknown actors Mimi Brănescu and Elvira Deatcu.   Andrei Tănase (born in 1982) studied cinema at the National Film School in Bucharest (UNATC) and works […]
  • From the Shadows / Din umbre (2017)
    October 31, 2013 6:47 pm
    Developed with the support of the Creative Europe programme – MEDIA of the European Union.  
  • In Search of the Lost Father / In cautarea tatalui pierdut (2016)
    July 6, 2016 1:06 pm
    The film follows the struggle of John Moore to be recognised as the son of Constantin Brâncuși, this fight putting the great artist’s legacy into a new perspective. Ionuț Teianu followed him from Paris to New York and to Hobița, the Romanian village where Brâncuși was born.   Ionuț Teianu previously directed the documentary The […]
  • Katalin Varga (2009)
    March 21, 2012 11:54 am
      Praised for its sound design as well as its ominous atmosphere, the award-winning revenge fable marks British director Peter Strickland’s directorial debut.   A Libra Film Production, in co-production with Hai-Hui Entertainment and Peter Strickland.   A project developed with the support of the Romanian National Film Center.  
  • Kino Caravan / Caravana Cinematografica (2010)
    March 21, 2012 12:19 pm
      A Libra Film production, in co-production with FilmKombinat (Germany).    With the support of the Romanian National Film Center and the Romanian Television Society,  Mitteldeutsche MedienForderung (MDM), MediaEdge, Zenith Media, HBO Romania, SEE Cinema Network, Media Today, Cityplex.   A project developed with the help of: EAVE Programme – a training initiative of the […]
  • Love Sick / Legaturi bolnavicioase (2006)
    March 21, 2012 11:36 am
      A Libra Film Production.   A Multi Media Est, Transilvania Film, Creative Sound Co-Production.   With the financial support of Romanian Film Centre, Hubert Bals Fund, SEE Cinema Network, Global Film Initiative.    
  • Menocchio (2018)
    October 19, 2019 4:04 pm
    Minority production | The film focuses on Domenico Scandella, known as Menocchio, a miller and a free spirit of the 16th century, who was burned for being a heretic after being tried by the Inquisition.  “Alberto Fasulo’s extraordinary work with his actors, who are for the most part non-professionals, injects life into an ensemble cast of […]
  • Occasional Spies / Spioni de ocazie (2020)
    December 20, 2016 2:21 pm
    The historical documentary tells a World War 2 little-known story about a group of ordinary young people transformed over-night in secret agents and sent by the British Intelligence in a serious mission behind enemy lines, in German-occupied Eastern Europe. They had to find an escape route for the Allies’ war prisoners and to organize the […]
  • October / Octombrie
    December 19, 2016 3:39 pm
    First feature film.   Developed in the frame of the ScripTeast program.   Born in 1987 in Botosani, Romania. In 2010, Cristian Pascariu graduated the Faculty of Theater and Television in Cluj Napoca. His thesis film, called Rock`n`roll Sticks,  won the Black Pearl Award at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2010, and the Award for Best […]
  • Of Snails and Men / Despre oameni si melci (2012)
    October 21, 2013 12:16 pm
    Produced by Libra Film, in co-production with Agat Films (France).   With the support of Romanian National Film Center, Eurimages, the MEDIA Programme of the European Uninon, Romanian National Television and HBO Romania. Also, the script was awarded with a development grant by the South Eastern Cinema Network (SEE Cinema Network).   International sales agent: […]
  • Oli’s Wedding / Nunta lui Oli (2009)
    March 21, 2012 11:50 am
    A Libra Film Production   In co-production with Hai-Hui Entertainment   A film made with the support of the The National Centre of Cinematography – Romania
  • One Hour at Mamaia / O ora la Mamaia
    December 19, 2016 2:44 pm
  • Oublier Bucarest / Despartirea de Bucuresti
    December 19, 2016 3:00 pm
      An adaptation of an autobiographical novel written by the well-known Romanian art historian Victor Ieronim Stoichiță, professor at University of Fribourg (Switzerland). The book was awarded in 2015 the French Academy’s Prize for promoting the French language and literature.        
  • Our Big Time (2012)
    March 21, 2012 11:25 am
  • Parking (2019)
    October 14, 2016 1:39 pm
    Parking is based on the Romanian bestseller Apropierea by Marin Mălaicu Hondrari, a story involving a Romanian poet who’s life changes forever when he falls in love with a Spanish woman. It is Tudor Giurgiu’s fourth feature film. The film opened the 18th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival and has been released in Romanian cinemas in June […]
  • Piano / Piano (2013)
    October 21, 2013 1:30 pm
  • Popcorn Story (2001)
    March 21, 2012 11:27 am
  • Somewhere in Palilula / Undeva la Palilula (2012)
    March 21, 2012 11:23 am
    The feature represents the debut of the renowned theatre director in film, being a grandiose project which brings together important names from the Romanian theatre and film scene.   
  • Spiral (2020)
    December 19, 2016 3:31 pm
    Minority co-production. *** Cecília Felméri was born in 1978 in Cluj, Romania. She is a director and writer, known for Infinite minutes (2011), Mátyás, Mátyás (2010) and Cuckoo (2008). Spiral is her first feature film.
  • Summer Break / Vacanta la tara (2015)
    July 4, 2016 10:58 am
  • Superman, Spiderman or Batman (2011)
    March 21, 2012 12:23 pm
  • The Bear / Ursul (2011)
    March 21, 2012 12:22 pm
      A Libra Film Production.   Co-produced by Hai-Hui Entertainment and Dakino Film Production Production.   A project developed with the support of Anonimul Foundation and the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.  
  • The Great Communist Bank Robbery / Marele jaf comunist (2005)
    March 21, 2012 11:33 am
  • The History of Love / Povestea iubirii (2016)
    July 5, 2016 4:36 pm
  • The Japanese Dog / Cainele Japonez (2013)
    October 22, 2013 10:54 am
  • The Moromete Family 2 / Morometii 2 (2018)
    October 19, 2016 4:24 pm
  • The Tanase Affair / Afacerea Tanase (2013)
    March 21, 2012 11:15 am
  • The Windseeker/ Cautatorul de vant (2020)
    October 19, 2019 4:02 pm
    Radu is living in an continuous inertia. One day he receives the implacable verdict that he only has a few more months left to live. He chooses to run way from death, until exhaustion, finding refuge in a small isolated village. Director Mihai Sofronea graduated the University of Theatre and Cinema of Bucharest (UNATC). He worked […]
  • The World is Mine / Lumea e a mea (2015)
    October 31, 2013 7:00 pm
  • Train of Hunger / Trenul foamei (2010)
    March 21, 2012 12:15 pm
      A Libra Film Production. In co-production with Hai-Hui Entertainment. With the support of the Romanian National Film Center.    
  • Weddings, Music and Videotapes / Nunti, muzici si casete video (2008)
    March 21, 2012 11:45 am
      A Hai-Hui Entertainment and HBO Romania production.   With the support of the Romanian Film Center, Zenith Media, Splendid Media.    
  • Why Me? / De ce eu? (2015)
    March 21, 2012 11:13 am
    Why Me? is produced by Libra Film, with the support of the Romanian National Film Center, Bulgarian National Film Center, Eurimages, MEDIA Program and SEE Cinema Network, with the participation of HBO Romania.   Co-producers: Hai-Hui Entertainment, Chouchkov Brothers, Cor Leonis Films   The project has been developed with the support of Berlinale Coproduction Market, […]

  • Parking (2019)
    October 14, 2016 1:39 pm
    Parking is based on the Romanian bestseller Apropierea by Marin Mălaicu Hondrari, a story involving a Romanian poet who’s life changes forever when he falls in love with a Spanish woman. It is Tudor Giurgiu’s fourth feature film. The film opened the 18th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival and has been released in Romanian cinemas in June […]
  • The Moromete Family 2 / Morometii 2 (2018)
    October 19, 2016 4:24 pm
  • Breaking News (2017)
    August 16, 2017 12:14 pm
     A psychological journey of redemption that turns into a coming-of-age experience for a 35 year old famous news reporter who, in a crucial moment of his life, discovers that things have somehow taken a wrong turn. Other films by Iulia Rugină: Love Building (2013), Alt Love Building (2015).
  • Cinema, Mon Amour (2015)
    October 31, 2013 6:40 pm
    Developed with the support of the Creative Europe programme – MEDIA of the European Union.  
  • Aliyah DaDa / Aliyah DaDa (2014)
    March 21, 2012 11:12 am
    Aliyah DaDa presents a well documented history of Jews in Romania. In 1882, a small community in  Moinești was leaving for the Holy Land, to establish one of the first settlements in Palestine.
  • America, Here We Come! / America, Venim! (2014)
    October 29, 2013 6:35 pm
    Six Romanian artists get to live the dream of their life in a road-movie full of adventures.
  • Canibal / Cannibal (2013)
    October 23, 2013 7:07 pm
    Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he’s also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life and love awakens.
  • 8th of March / 8 Martie (2012)
    August 21, 2012 12:18 pm
    A derelict coal mine, a tramway depot, a small ready-made clothing workshop of a former fashion house, a dairy factory, and a world of women who lived their youth in communism. In capitalism, they work in difficult conditions but they do not complain. Their simple and humane stories form a complicated historical puzzle. Routine, frustration, […]
  • Another Christmas (2012)
    July 23, 2012 7:16 pm
    Parents who leave still believe in Santa Clause. “Another Christmas” is a Romanian short film directed by Tudor Giurgiu, about the drama of the children who are left at home with their grandparents, by parents working abroad.
  • Camelia (2011)
    March 21, 2012 12:26 pm
    The short film “Camelia”, signed by Marian Crisan, tells the story of an ordinary gathering that takes place in a residential area. The story revolves around an absent character (Camelia), who, in spite of that, has a major impact upon the ones present.
  • Ashes and Blood / Cenusa si sange (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:11 pm
    Exiled from her country after her husband’s murder ten years earlier, Judith lives in Marseille with her three children. After having refused to see her family for years, Judith, in spite of her fears and secrets, allows herself to be influenced by her children’s wishes and accepts an invitation to their cousin’s wedding. They set […]
  • Australia (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:08 pm
    A film about ”the first participation of Romania’s national homeless team at a Football World Cup. It happened in Australia and what can I say… it was an experience I will never forget […] I met some people who had a very difficult life, but who were very aware of themselves and the world around them and who […]
  • Birds Way / Drumul pasarilor (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:06 pm
    Birds Way is a magical realist story, an Eastern European fairy tale – a creative documentary that follows the daily routine of an Old Believer community struggling to survive and maintain their traditions in spite of the overwhelming intrusion of modernity.
  • Children of Uranium / Copiii Uraniului (2009)
    March 21, 2012 12:03 pm
    There are several legends about the discovery of the uranium ore deposits from Baita. Some of them say that Soviet would have been accidentally discovered the ore in the early 50’s. Others say that the Germans were informed about its existence and they even built an acces road. It is said that if the Germans […]
  • Chronicle of a Death Foretold / Cronica unei morti amanate (2007)
    March 21, 2012 11:42 am

  • Menocchio (2018)
    October 19, 2019 4:04 pm
    Minority production | The film focuses on Domenico Scandella, known as Menocchio, a miller and a free spirit of the 16th century, who was burned for being a heretic after being tried by the Inquisition.  “Alberto Fasulo’s extraordinary work with his actors, who are for the most part non-professionals, injects life into an ensemble cast of […]
  • And They May Still Be Alive Today / Si poate mai traiesc si azi (2020)
    October 19, 2019 4:03 pm
    When Vlad is jealous Clara is sure of herself. When Clara is enthusiastic, Vlad is bored. When Vlad is happy, Clara is depressed. When Clara is furious, Vlad is calm. Only when Vlad becomes Prince Charming, does Clara finally become his princess. A new film directed by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu, awarded for The Japanese Dog .
  • The Windseeker/ Cautatorul de vant (2020)
    October 19, 2019 4:02 pm
    Radu is living in an continuous inertia. One day he receives the implacable verdict that he only has a few more months left to live. He chooses to run way from death, until exhaustion, finding refuge in a small isolated village. Director Mihai Sofronea graduated the University of Theatre and Cinema of Bucharest (UNATC). He worked […]
  • Spiral (2020)
    December 19, 2016 3:31 pm
    Minority co-production. *** Cecília Felméri was born in 1978 in Cluj, Romania. She is a director and writer, known for Infinite minutes (2011), Mátyás, Mátyás (2010) and Cuckoo (2008). Spiral is her first feature film.

  • Occasional Spies / Spioni de ocazie (2020)
    December 20, 2016 2:21 pm
    The historical documentary tells a World War 2 little-known story about a group of ordinary young people transformed over-night in secret agents and sent by the British Intelligence in a serious mission behind enemy lines, in German-occupied Eastern Europe. They had to find an escape route for the Allies’ war prisoners and to organize the […]

  • October / Octombrie
    December 19, 2016 3:39 pm
    First feature film.   Developed in the frame of the ScripTeast program.   Born in 1987 in Botosani, Romania. In 2010, Cristian Pascariu graduated the Faculty of Theater and Television in Cluj Napoca. His thesis film, called Rock`n`roll Sticks,  won the Black Pearl Award at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2010, and the Award for Best […]
  • Eden
    December 19, 2016 3:22 pm
    Minority co-production.   *** Ágnes Kocsis was born in Budapest, in 1971. She received her diploma from Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Arts, Budapest. She majored in Polish language and literature, Aesthetics, and Film-theory. In 2005 she graduated as a film director from the Hungarian Academy of Theatre and Film Art Budapest. In 2003 she […]
  • Oublier Bucarest / Despartirea de Bucuresti
    December 19, 2016 3:00 pm
      An adaptation of an autobiographical novel written by the well-known Romanian art historian Victor Ieronim Stoichiță, professor at University of Fribourg (Switzerland). The book was awarded in 2015 the French Academy’s Prize for promoting the French language and literature.        
  • One Hour at Mamaia / O ora la Mamaia
    December 19, 2016 2:44 pm
  • From the Shadows / Din umbre (2017)
    October 31, 2013 6:47 pm
    Developed with the support of the Creative Europe programme – MEDIA of the European Union.