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SEPTEMBER 26th Rotterdam WARMING UP – ON TOUR

While we are preparing the 2021 edition for November , we are staring with our ON TOUR program. Don’t miss the award winning Romanian film So, What’s Freedom? at KINO in Rotterdam! The ENFF presents So, What’s Freedom? by Andrei Zinca, a story of love and survival against the background of the gruesome Romanian ’50s. 

So, WHat’s FREEDOM? by ANDREI ZINCA

When one gives up fear, one finds freedom, even when in confinement.

Synopsis

During a wedding in Herculane, a history teacher is violently arrested by the communists. Alongside his wife and seven other people, they are forced to take a freight train, destination unknown, together with thousands of other scared people. The film follows the group into their solitary confinement in the middle of a wasteland for several years. Featuring a remarkable on-screen group performance by some of the most extraordinary actors in current Romanian cinema.

FILM DETAILS

Country: Romania
Year: 2020
Length: 133 min
Director: Andrei Zinca
Editing: Edith Weil
Cinematography: Tudorel Vladimir Panduru
Cast: Radu Iacoban, Iulia Lumanare, Cuzin Toma, Olimpia Melinte, Tunde Skovran

Festivals & Awards (selection)

South East European Film Festival Los Angeles, 2021 – Honorable Mention, Audience Award | Sedona International Film Festival 2021 – Audience Award | Santa Monica International Film Festival, 2020 – Jury’s Honorable Mention | Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, 2020 – Audience Choice Award for Best Romanian Film