Meetings with the actor on the September 19, 21 and 22, at CinemaPRO

The American Independent Film Festival is hosting three encounters with Ethan Hawke, special guest of the festival, on the 19th, 20th of 21st of September. The American actor will introduce the film „Born to Be Blue”, on September 19, starting 21:00h on the occasion of its premiere in Romania. Ethan Hawke plays the role of the famous American jazz trumpeter, Chet Baker, a jazz legend of 1950s and the film will have only this one screening in the festival.

Bucharest cinema lovers have a second meeting scheduled with Ethan Hawke, on the 20th of September, at the beginning of the movie „Boyhood”, directed by Richard Linklater. „Boyhood” has won best movie at the 2015 Golden Globes and it is a revolutionary production filmed for 12 years, with the same cast. It tells a story about growing up, seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who literally  grows up on screen.

The third encounter with Ethan Hawke will also mark the closing of this year’s edition of the American Independent Film Festival. The actor will be holding a Q&A at the end of the screening of „Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”, directed Sidney Lumet, and scheduled at CinemaPRO for 19:00h, on September 21. The talk  will be hosted by film critic Irina Margareta Nistor.

The American Independent Film Festival has started in Bucharest with premiers, meetings with the actors, as well as Q&A sessions. Director Barry Jenkins opened the festival, answering questions by the public at the screening of „Moonlight”, through a live Skype intervention. American actors John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix were even closer to the audience, having answered questions in person on the 16th of September, in Bucharest.

The complete schedule of the American Independent Film Festival in Bucharest is available on and tickets can be purchased on and through the Eventim network (through Germanos, Carrefour, Orange Shop, Cărturești and Humanitas, OMV gas stations), Eventim headquarters (Bucharest: Bulevardul I.C.Brătianu 6, at the  Cinema Pro cinema and in Cluj: Alexandru Vaida-Voevod 53B – Iulius Mall). The price for one ticket is 15 RON.

The American Independent Film Festival is organized by the Cinemascop Association in partnership with the Bucharest City Hall through ARCUB, supported by Catena.

With the support of: Embassy of the United States in Romania, American Chamber of Commerce in Romania – AmCham Romania, TAP AIR Portugal.

Official carr: BMW.

Partners: OvidiuRo Association, CinemaPRO, National Film Archive – Cinemateca Română (ANF), RoImage, InterCom Film, Odeon Cineplex, Voodoo Films, Pro Video, Transilvania Film, Eventim, Cărtureşti, Media Image Factory.

Seen by: Radio Guerrilla.

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