In Timișoara, a marathon of previews, multi-awarded films and a dinner-concert is starting as part of the 13th edition of the TIFF Unlimited Caravan. Between July 26 and 31, moviegoers will be able to enjoy, outdoors, at the Capitol Summer Garden and indoors, at Cinema Victoria, the newest and most popular films of the year and will be able to meet established Romanian artists.
One of the most anticipated moments in the program, the organizers announce, will take place on Friday, July 29, from 9:30 p.m., at the Banat Philharmonic, when the dinner-concert takes place Malombra, a classic of the silent film era. It will be designed designed in live accompaniment to the music made especially for it by Simona Strungaru, film music orchestrator and composer, permanent conductor of the Bucharest Jazz Orchestra and the SonoMani contemporary music ensemble. For the concert dinner Malombra (directed by Carmine Gallone, in 1917), from the TIFF Caravan in Timișoara, Simona Strungaru collaborates with the trumpeter Sebastian Burnecione of the most representative Romanian instrumentalists, and with the percussionist Dominic Csergő (Kumm, Shadow, Jazzybirds). The project premiered at the La Rochelle Film Cinema International Film Festival and TIFF in 2021.
“The gothic atmosphere, the amazing landscapes and the acting of the protagonists, of which I remember Lyda Borelli (Marina di Malombra) and Amleto Novelli (Corrado Silla), were the sources of inspiration for the original music I composed for the TIFF invitation in 2021 and which I have the pleasure to stage again in Timișoara“, says Simona Strungaru.
The preview of the film will take place at Cinema Victoria on July 28 Goat with three kidswith Maia Morgenstern and Marius Bodochi in main roles. director Victor Canache and the producer Luana Georgița they will be present at the event and answer questions from the audience at the end of the screening. The film, a successful indie debut that won the Audience Award in the Romanian Film Days section, is developed after the 2019 short film of the same name and is adapted from the extremely popular story by Ion Creangă, from which the graphic violence in the key moments is inspired.
Nothing about love (18+), a provocative drama about infidelities that destroy friendships and marriages, with Maria Bata, Catalina Grama, Paul Ipate and Florin Piersic Jr. in distribution, it will be previewed in Timișoara, at Cinema Victoria, on Friday, July 29, at 7 p.m., in the presence of the director, who will hold a dialogue with all those interested in the story of this film.
In this year’s edition of the TIFF Unlimited Caravan, Capitol Summer Garden is the host of numerous previews such as innocenta film about different superheroes than the ones we are used to in Hollywood, Our house/Utamawinner of this year’s TIFF grand prize as well as the Audience Award, the eventfor which Anamaria Bartolomei was honored with the title of Most Promising Actress at this year’s César Awards, and Maigret, the latest film from the multi-award winning director Patrice Lecontewith Gérard Depardieu in the main role.
Previews are also at Cinema Victoria where, in addition to meeting Romanian filmmakers and their films, moviegoers will also be able to taste The official competitiona sophisticated and cheeky comedy about cinema, which brings together on the big screen the Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz and Oscar MartinezBut and Cut!, presented this year at the official opening of the Cannes Film Festival, a comedy whose action takes place on the set of a low-budget horror, where the tournament is interrupted by a real zombie invasion.
The projections from July 26-31 are possible thanks to the financing of the Municipality of Timișoara, through the Project Center. “Transilvania International Film Festival is one of the most complex projects that promotes Romanian cinema through high-quality cultural events that, as financiers, we are happy to bring to the Timișoara public again this year. For 6 days, viewers will enjoy nationally and internationally awarded films, in cinema halls or public spaces, squares or parks. This fact introduces tourists to the valuable places of our city, and reminds the people of Timișoara of the architectural heritage that Timișoara owns.“, he declares Anderka Maria Ianceacommunication and public relations expert, Project Center.
The complete program of the TIFF Unlimited Caravan in Timișoara can be found on the TIFF website, and tickets are already on sale on Eventbook.ro.
The TIFF Unlimited Caravan is a project organized by the Association for the Promotion of Romanian Film with the support of Europa Cinemas and the National Cinema Center, financed by the Municipality of Timișoara, through the Project Center.