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Ştefan Dobroiu


668 articles available in total starting from 23/03/2010. Last article published on 24/01/2020.

Adrian Ţofei in post-production with apocalyptic indie flick We Put the World to Sleep

Adrian Ţofei in post-production with apocalyptic indie flick We Put the World to Sleep

The film centres on two lovers with big plans: ending all life on Earth  

24/01 | Production | Funding | Romania

Radu Jude finishes Uppercase Print in time for the Berlinale

Radu Jude finishes Uppercase Print in time for the Berlinale

The film explores the story of a 16-year-old who protested against the communist regime in 1981  

24/01 | Production | Funding | Romania

Mihai Sofronea in post-production with his first feature, The Windseeker

Mihai Sofronea in post-production with his first feature, The Windseeker

The drama centres on a man who finds out he has only months to live  

22/01 | Production | Funding | Romania/Bulgaria/Serbia

Review: Love 2. America

Review: Love 2. America

The second part of Florin Şerban’s sentimental trilogy is surprisingly contrived  

13/01 | Films | Reviews | Romania

Domestic releases double in popularity in Romania

Domestic releases double in popularity in Romania

Yearly admissions have increased from 389,172 in 2018 to 785,957 in 2019  

08/01 | Box Office | Romania

Hundreds of Bulgarian filmmakers call on cable operators to pay royalties

Hundreds of Bulgarian filmmakers call on cable operators to pay royalties

Local directors and producers are not happy about the fact that cable operators haven’t paid broadcasting rights for Bulgarian films for years  

09/12/2019 | Institutions | Legislation | Bulgaria

Pawn Sacrifice and A Tree of Iron win the top awards at the Golden Rhyton Film Festival

Pawn Sacrifice and A Tree of Iron win the top awards at the Golden Rhyton Film Festival

76 documentaries and animations were screened at the 24th edition of the Bulgarian gathering  

09/12/2019 | Festivals | Awards | Bulgaria

Review: Cărturan

Review: Cărturan

Liviu Săndulescu’s feature debut is a captivating meditation on mortality  

14/11/2019 | Arras 2019

Dumitru Budrala  • Founding director, Astra Film Festival

Interview: Dumitru Budrala • Founding director, Astra Film Festival

“It is not enough to have a history; it is more important to be relevant”

We chatted to Dumitru Budrala, founding director of the Astra Film Festival, about the relationship between experience and relevance, and about the challenges of organising the event  

24/10/2019 | Astra 2019

Csilla Kató  • Head of programming, Astra Film Festival

Interview: Csilla Kató • Head of programming, Astra Film Festival

“The aspect I love most about our audience is its curiosity”

We chatted to Csilla Kató, head of programming at the Astra Film Festival, about the challenges of curating Romania’s longest-running documentary film gathering  

24/10/2019 | Astra 2019