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Astra Film Festival

Submissions are now open for Astra Film Festival 2018

Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, is preparing the 25th edition, which will take place between the 15th and 21st of October 2018 in Sibiu. Today, the 5th of December 2017, is the opening of film submissions, and filmmakers, producers and film distributors from all over the world can submit their latest documentary film productions, but no later than the 5th of March 2018. We expect to have submissions of non-fiction films with a strong presence of the author’s point of view, both in terms of form and the tackled subject.   Cinematic qualities and the filmmaker’s honesty in tackling the subject are highly regarded. Creative and auteur documentaries are especially welcomed.

The competitive sections where films can be submitted are as follows: International (creative feature-length documentaries from all over the world), Central and Eastern Europe (feature-length films produced in and about this region), Romania (films that radiograph the Romanian society), Student (films made by debutant filmmakers within a film school or specialized programmes) and Shorts (short documentaries from all over the world). The submitted films must be made after the 1st of January 2017.  

Astra Film Festival is the first and most important documentary film festival in Romania and one of the most renowned suchlike events in the world, known for its diverse and novel selection of films, theme programmes, Q&A sessions with the filmmakers, panel discussions, masterclasses, concerts and industry events. Each year, hundreds of films are presented before the audience, who can thus discover new viewpoints to approach reality.   

The submission form is found here