The Festival of stories and films in Râşnov (FFIR), in central Romania, will present a selection of documentaries produced in Chile, Argentina, Spain, Portugal, Romania, France, Australia, United States, Belgium, Ukraine and Moldova.
The selected documentaries are 130 Hermanos by Ainara Aparici (Chile), Operation Chocolate by Silvia Maturana, Carlos Castro (Argentina), Estos muros by Alberto Pascual (Spain), Ja estou farto! by Paulo Miguel Antunes (Portugal), În căutarea inginerului Dragomirescu (Research engineer Dragomirescu) by Dragoş Zămoşteanu (Romania), Ultimul rege din spatele cortinei de fier (The last king behind the iron curtain) by Trevor Poots (Romania), September 11, Commander Massoud’s warning by Nicolas Jallot (France), paper town by Adrian Francis (Australia), Pico Reja, the verdad that the tierra esconde by Remedios Malvárez, Arturo Andújar (Spain), The Adventures of Saul Bellow by Asaf Galay (USA), The Asbestos Tomb, Chronicle of a Disaster Foretold by Nina Toussaint, Marie-Anne Mengot (Belgium), Delta Bucureştiului (Bucharest Delta) by Eva Pervolovici (Romania).
The festival will also host special screenings of Maluri by Lucia Tăut (Moldova), and I was not born for war by Vladyslav Robski (Ukraine).
This year’s FFIR jury is composed of Pierre Henri Deleau (France), Irina Margareta Nistor (Romania) and Alfonso Santos Gargallo (Spain).
The theme of this year’s festival revolves around the idea of borders, “a concept that aims to provide answers to the multiple questions and challenges related to individual and creative freedoms that society is currently facing”.
The festival takes place from August 14 to September 4 in Râşnov and in venues in Braşov, Codlea, Feldioara, Crizbav, Felmer, Vulcan and Hărman.
The program is updated here.