Romania's selection for Best Foreign Language Oscar consideration The Japanese Dog by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu will open this year's Making Waves series while the New York premiere of Viktoria by Maya Vitkova will close out the December event.
Earlier this year the director of The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu created 20 short trailers for the Transilvania International Film Festival. Much more than just lifeless visual products designed to sell a festival, these trailers will screen together in a free event as part of Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema.
A trio of "Red Westerns" from over 30 years ago finally hit American screens this weekend (on brand new 35mm prints!) in Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema. Richard Peña calls them "sharply observed and hugely entertaining." Read more and watch some hilarious clips from the films!
Director Calin Peter Netzer discusses his leading lady Luminiţa Gheorghiu and his new film Child's Pose, which won the Golden Bear in Berlin and will have its New York Premiere at Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema in November.