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Additional screenings at Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest

Following a week of sold out screenings, over 30 premieres, special guests, debates and many other events, Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest presents film lovers a weekend of additional screenings at Studio Cinema and Elvire Popesco Cinema. Friday and Saturday’s screenings at Elvire Popesco Cinema are part of the French Film Festival.

Some of the films that the public will enjoy between 30 October and 1 November are Our Little Sister, by Hirokazu Kore-Eda, Taklub by Brillante Mendoza and Land and Shade by Cesar Augusto Acevedo, awarded the Camera d’Or; The Wakhan Front by Clément Cogitore, Maryland, directed by Alice Winecour and the marathon Arabian Nights, the director of which, Miguel Gomes, has chatted to the audience via Skype during the festival. By public demand, an additional screening of Gaspar Noé’s controversial film, Love, has been scheduled. The 3D, adult only screening will take place on 30 October, at Studio Cinema at 23:30.

Sunday, 1 November, films that have won the three most important trophies of the year at the biggest international festival may be screened in another marathon – Golden Day. Taxi, winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlinale, From Afar, awarded the Golden Lion in Venice and Dheepan, Palme d’Or winner, will screen in both cinemas, Studio and Elvire Popesco.

Full program:

Friday, 30 October

Studio Cinema

  • 16:45 – OUR LITTLE SISTER, by Hirokazu Kore-Eda (2015, 128’). Official Competition, Cannes 2015
  • 21:15 – DHEEPAN, by Jacques Audiard (2015, 100’). Palme d’Or, Cannes 2015.

Elvire Popesco Cinema – screenings part of the French Film Festival

  • 17:00 — ALMAYER’s FOLLY, by Chantal Akerman (2011, 127’). Homage to the director Chantal Akerman.
  • 20:00 – MARGUERITE, by Xavier Giannoli (127’), France, Czech Republic, Belgium. In Competition, Venice 2015.
  • 22:30 – THE BLUE ROOM, by Mathieu Amalric (2014, 76’). Un Certain Regard, Cannes; Semaine de Cahier – French Film Festival.
  • 23:20 – LOVE, by Gaspar Noé (2015, 135′). Out of Competition, Cannes 2015. 18+only

Saturday, 31 October

Studio Cinema

  • 11:00 – ARABIAN NIGHTS VOL. 1 – THE RESTLESS ONE, by Miguel Gomes (2015, 125’). Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes 2015.
  • 13:30 – ARABIAN NIGHTS VOL. 2 – THE DESOLATE ONE, by Miguel Gomes (2015, 132’). Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes 2015.
  • 16:15 – ARABIAN NIGHTS VOL. 3 – THE ENCHANTED ONE, by Miguel Gomes (2015, 126’). Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes 2015.
  • 21:45 – DHEEPAN, by Jacques Audiard (2015, 100’). Palme d’Or, Cannes 2015.

Elvire Popesco Cinema – screenings part of the French Film Festival

  • 11:00 – MICROBE AND GASOLINE, by Michel Gondry (2015, 103’). Panorama, French Film Festival.
  • 15:00 – JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA, by Zoltan Mayer (2015, 96’). In Competition, French Film Festival.
  • 17:00 – INSECURE, by Marianne Tardieu (83’). In the presence of the director + Q&A. In Competition, French Film Festival.
  • 19:00 – GAZ DE FRANCE, by Benoît Forgeard (2015, 86’). In the presence of the director + Q&A. In Competition, French Film Festival.
  • 21:00 – MARYLAND, by Alice Winocour (101’). Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2015; Panorama, French Film Festival.

Sunday, 1 November – Golden Day

Studio Cinema

  • 12:00 – THE WAKHAN FRONT, by Clément Cogitore (2015, 100’). International Critics’ Week, Cannes 2015
  • 14:30 – MARYLAND, by Alice Winocour (2015, 101’). Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2015.
  • 17:00 – DHEEPAN by Jacques Audiard (2015, 100’). Palme d’Or, Cannes 2015.
  • 19:15 – TAXI, by Jafar Panahi (2015, 82’). Golden Bear, Berlin 2015.
  • 21:15 – FROM AFAR, by Lorenzo Vigas (2015, 93’). Golden Lion, Venice 2015.

Elvire Popesco Cinema

  • 14:00 – TAKLUB, by Brillante Mendoza (97’) Philippines. Un Certain Regard, Cannes 2015.
  • 15:45 – LAND AND SHADE, by Augusto Acevedo (97’), Colo Camera d’Or, Cannes 2015.
  • 17:45 – TAXI, by Jafar Panahi (2015, 82’). Golden Bear, Berlin 2015.
  • 19:30 – FROM AFAR (DESDE ALLA), by Lorenzo Vigas (2015, 93’). Golden Lion, Venice 2015.
  • 21: 30 – DHEEPAN by Jacques Audiard (2015, 100’). Palme d’Or, Cannes 2015.

The full list of films may be found at www.filmedefestival.ro

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The sixth edition of Les Films de Cannes à Bucarest is organized by Cinemascop Association and Voodoo Films, in partnership with the French Embassy and the French Institute in Bucharest. It is a cultural project financed with the support of the Ministry of Culture, the National Cinema Centre, ArCuB, as part of the cultural program “Ești București” 2015 (the Centre for Cultural Projects of the City Hall of Bucharest) and the Romanian Cultural Institute.

The event is supported by the film distributors Independenţa Film, ViTo FILM, InterCom Film, Transilvania Film, Freeman Entertainment.

The festival is presented by Orange România, a long standing partner of the event.

Endorsed by: BRD Groupe Société Générale, Catena

 The official car of the festival is BMW.

With the support of: Silva, Cez România, Groupama Asigurări

Partners: Mercure Hotel, S.E.R.V.E, Țuca Zbârcea & Associates, UPS, The Chamber of Commerce, French Industry and Agriculture (CCIFER), ELLE, Braiconf, Universitatea București

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