Friday, June 23, 20:00, Roaba de Cultură, Herăstrău Park

OPEN TALK Creativity in the age of ChatGPT: A discussion with Alina Manolache, Irina Trocan, Mihai Grecu, Liviu P. Dinu and Marius Leordeanu

Is creativity threatened by artificial intelligence and how do artists relate to new technologies? What do researchers in the field think? A debate in which renowned Romanian artists and researchers will participate.

Saturday, June 24, 8:00 p.m., Roaba de Cultura, Herăstrău Park

Open Talk with Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten. Moderated by Iulia Rugină.

Screenwriter and screenplay consultant Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten (Sundance Labs, Torino Film Lab, Biennale College Venice), with over 14 years of experience in the field, will discuss with screenwriter and director Iulia Rugină about writing original screenplays in the context of the European industry finally

Sâmbătă, 24 iunie, ora 14:30, Cinema Elvire Popesco,

Q&A with American star Mary-Louise Parker before the screening of ROMANCE & CIGARETTES (2005)
In the company of William Atticus Parker (film director)

She is the recipient of two Tony Awards, an Emmy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, a Satellite Award, two Obie Awards, and two Lucille Lortel Awards, as well as the Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Drama League Awards, the Clarence Derwent Award, and the Theater Award World.

June 24, 25 between 18:00 and 19:00, Roaba de Cultură, Herăstrău Park

Theater games workshops with Andreea Stan (theatre pedagogue)


The theatrical games workshop aims to offer participants an interactive experience in a relaxed atmosphere. Its purpose is to develop communication skills, creativity, collaboration and expression of emotions through dramatic play and theatrical exercises. The workshop will be coordinated by Andreea Stan.


OPEN TALK: APRIL 21 | 18:30

The Romanian Cash Rebate and Its Effects on the Local Film Industry

The debate aims to clarify how the CASH-rebate works in practice, with professionals from the Romanian film industry.

OPEN TALK: APRIL 22 | 15:00

SCRIPTWRITING FOR TV, from craft to packaging

With: Gabriela Iacob, Radu Stancu, Diana Păroiu, Sorana Borhina, Doru Vatavului
How to make your way to a successful TV script? About craft and the relationship between screenwriter and producer.

OPEN TALK: APRIL 23 | 18:30


With: Gabriel Păun, Ovidiu Roșu, Mihai Dragolea

*Moderated by Anca Vancu

Romania is Europe’s largest live animal exporter. A discussion with some of the leading voices in the fight to ban animal transport and abuse.