Archive 2023

Program ASTRA FILM JUNIOR 2023
THALIA - Sala Mare str. Cetății nr. 3-5, Sibiu
08:30 AM
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Jimmy and Sabato from Lake Kiwu (Look Into My World Series)
Frank Feustle • Germany • 2019 • 25 min • No Premiere
Banana bunches and papaya fruit picked and transported on wooden scooters? Fish caught at night with a net the size of a football pitch? Jimmmy and Sabato from Rwanda are the protagonists of these adventures.
09:25 AM
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Pavel - The Painter and His Heart for Animals
Katja Fedulova • Germany • 2022 • 24 min • Romanian Premiere
At just 11 years old, Pavel is the initiator of a complex charity project born out of love for animals.
10:20 AM
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Bogdan Carves for His Church (Look Into My World Series)
Klaus Tümmler • Germany • 2022 • 25 min • No Premiere
Bogdan likes to carve in wood, and his creations are not banal objects, but works of traditional Romanian art learned from his grandfather and his father.
11:15 AM
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Valentin, his avatar and the dream of film (Look into my world series)
Ulrike Licht • Germany • 2022 • 24 min • No Premiere
Thanks to technology, Valentin's presence in class, while at home undergoing medical treatment, is possible because he has a special robot programmed to help him.
01:10 PM
Q&A (15 min.)
Dana Mitea - Slow Food Sibiu
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Eating Differently - The Experiment
Kurt Langbein, Andrea Ernst • Austria • 2020 • 90 min • No Premiere
The Earth's resources are finite, and we are the only ones who can determine the extent to which we produce and consume.
Promenada Mall - Cine Gold str. Lector nr. 1-3 A, Sibiu
08:30 AM
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School by the Sea
Solveig Melkeraaen • Norway • 2021 • 30 min • Romanian Premiere
What's it like when one has a single classmate and this is a front page in the local newspaper and a reason to go to another school? Thorvin, an 8-year-old boy from Norway, finds explanations for grown-up decisions.
09:30 AM
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Jimmy and Sabato from Lake Kiwu (Look Into My World Series)
Frank Feustle • Germany • 2019 • 25 min • No Premiere
Banana bunches and papaya fruit picked and transported on wooden scooters? Fish caught at night with a net the size of a football pitch? Jimmmy and Sabato from Rwanda are the protagonists of these adventures.
10:25 AM
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Tamarind Singer | Kids on the Silk Road
Kaspar Astrup Schröder • Denmark, Norway • 2023 • 22 min • Romanian Premiere
The fact that she is only 12 years old and lives with her poor family in a ghetto in the city of Bangkok doesn't stop Kam from dreaming of what she wants. And she's not just working for her dream, she's making it come true!
12:20 PM
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Storms Wold Is Melting - The Arctic and the Climate
Lynn Klockow • Norway • 2022 • 24 min • No Premiere
In a town in Norway, where there are more polar bears than people, Storm is doing documentary work for a video about the serious effects of global warming so evident in the Arctic. Will he be able to convince the editor of the local newspaper to publish his video on his blog?
01:15 PM
Q&A (15 min.)
Cristina Ösz - Integrative psychotherapist
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Knit's Island
Ekiem Barbier, Guilhem Causse, Quentin L'helgoualc'h • France • 2023 • 95 min • Romanian Premiere
Three filmmakers create themselves virtual avatars to access a survival video game and spend 963 hours on the Internet to observe and interview players about how they survive in that online community.
Dome Piața Mare, Sibiu
08:30 AM
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Hazelnuts – in Search of the Perfect Planet
Stéphane Bertrand, Damien Maugin • France • 2022 • 25 min • Romanian Premiere
An animation waiting for young and elders to discover or rediscover astronomy and the solar system alongside with two curious squirrels.
09:25 AM
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We Are Guardians
Max Crow • UK • 2022 • 25 min • Romanian Premiere
What is the connection between bees and space? But how are the actions of a human reflected in the universe?
10:20 AM
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Armstrong The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon
Jürgen Rienow • Germany • 2023 • 50 min • Romanian Premiere
A story where dreams are determined only by the size of the imagination, and the greatest inventors can be the smallest of us.
Join the little mouse Armstrong on his hunt for the secret of the moon. Is the moon made of cheese or not? The inquisitive little mouse Armstrong is fascinated by space, especially the moon. On a clear night, he observes it with his little telescope and is eager to learn more about it. The other mice claim it's made of cheese - but Armstrong doesn't believe it. How can he prove that the moon - like the earth - is made of rock? Finally, he sets about building a rocket in his attic to become the first mouse to fly to the moon. Will he make it? And what adventures await the brave little mouse?
11:40 AM
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Legends of the Starry Realm
Iryna Filipova • Germany • 2023 • 32 min • Romanian Premiere
We look to the sky and stars: astronomy, zodiac, Legends of Olympus, in a fascinating visual fairytale.
12:40 PM
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Moonshot - The Rocket Pioneers
Kato Osamu • Japan • 2022 • 27 min • Romanian Premiere
A film about how a passion for reading can take us to the greatest heights.
01:40 PM
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Chemistry of Life
Christian Södergren • Sweden • 2023 • 32 min • Romanian Premiere
A journey to an invisible world where we discover the chemistry and the secrets of life. A journey into your inner universe, a story about life and endless scientific exploration.
02:45 PM
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Worlds of Ice
Philippe Baylaucq • Canada • 2022 • 35 min • Romanian Premiere
This film takes us through the frozen paths of the solar system and, more importantly, to our own planet, to places where the ice never melts... yet!