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Astra Film Festival


We are pleased to announce the 12th ASTRA FILM FESTIVAL, which will take place between 15 and 21 October 2012.

ASTRA FILM FESTIVAL is a major event in the European film community. The Festival is located in Sibiu – Romania, and it is unique in this part of Europe. Besides the four AFF Competition Sections , it offers a variety of programs showing the diversity and the current tendencies of documentary film. 

AFF SIBIU is the place to see great documentaries, to feel the pulse of Romanian and Eastern European documentary film production,  meet fellow-filmmakers from around the world, debate upon major issues faced by documentarists while exposing real life and real people on the big screen, and interact with professionals and with an enthusiastic audience.

Masterclasses, panels, concerts, and other parallel events complete the AFF SIBIU 2012 program.

The AFF SIBIU Program has the following sections:

The Official Selection:

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION (world documentaries);

ROMANIA COMPETITION (Romanian productions / co-productions);

ECOcinematogrAFF (competitive, documentaries on environmental issues);

STUDENT (competitive, film school productions)

AFF Parallel Programs:

PANORAMA (International showcase);

11-12.RO (The complete Made in Romania production of 2011-2012);


Submissions will be open in January 2012.

Best wishes for the coming year, and see you soon!