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Romanian Film ‘Touch Me Not’ Wins Golden Bear At Berlinale 2018

Romanian Film ‘Touch Me Not’ Wins Golden Bear At Berlinale 2018

Romanian director Adina Pintilie took the Golden Bear in the 68. Berlinale Film Festival for‘Touch Me Not”. Touch Me Not is about the fear of intimacy and achieving sexual liberation. The film was the unexpected winner selected among 18 films by the international Juri, presided by German director Tom Tykwer. It follows the emotional journey\s

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Alexis Alexiou (Director/Writer- ‘Wednesday 04:45’)

A life’s work becomes a prison for jazz club owner Stelios when a shady Romanian gangster calls in his debts. The gripping underworld drama, Wednesday 04:45, is a parable on the perils of accumulated debt, and a depiction of the descent of a mostly decent man. Director Alexis Alexiou perfectly balances the complex emotions that drive a

Roma Heritage Documentary ‘Our School’ Opens in Brooklyn @ reRun Theater – January 18-24, 2013

Alin, Beni, and Dana, three Roma (“Gypsy”) children from a small Transylvanian village, are among the first participants in an initiative to integrate the ethnically segregated Romanian schools. In 2006, they set out from their dead-end segregated school for the city, optimistic for education and new friendships with Romanians. Their hopes and innocent optimism quickly