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Ştefan Dobroiu


718 articles available in total starting from 23/03/2010. Last article published on 29/09/2020.

Dimitar Kutmanov putting the finishing touches to Lament for the Silent Fool

Dimitar Kutmanov putting the finishing touches to Lament for the Silent Fool

The story of the director’s debut feature follows the trials and tribulations of an old, senile villager after his house is burgled  

29/09 | Production | Funding | Bulgaria

19 features competing at the 38th Golden Rose Film Festival

19 features competing at the 38th Golden Rose Film Festival

Bulgarian films shine at the country’s biggest gathering for domestic productions, which kicks off today  

24/09 | Golden Rose 2020

Review: Josefin & Florin

Review: Josefin & Florin

The Swedish documentary by Ellen Fiske and Joanna Karlberg, a touching story of both love and social stigma, recently won the main award in Astra’s Romanian Competition  

15/09 | Astra 2020

Dumitru Budrala • President and founder, Astra Film Festival

Interview: Dumitru Budrala • President and founder, Astra Film Festival

“The audience was our main partner”

We talked to Dumitru Budrala, the president and founder of the Astra Film Festival, about how outdoor screenings are an effective way to rejuvenate one’s audience  

15/09 | Astra 2020

Sweden’s Josefin & Florin wins the top prize at Astra

Sweden’s Josefin & Florin wins the top prize at Astra

Films from Sweden, Austria and Romania have scooped trophies at the outdoor edition of the Astra Film Festival  

14/09 | Astra 2020 | Awards

Eleven films competing in Astra’s Romanian competition

Eleven films competing in Astra’s Romanian competition

With some inventive programming, the festival seems determined to make the most of its outdoor edition  

03/09 | Astra 2020

A Bulgarian Ship Is Sinking, currently in post-production

A Bulgarian Ship Is Sinking, currently in post-production

The Gala Film production is a rare Bulgarian children’s film  

31/08 | Production | Funding | Bulgaria

Emanuel Pârvu has finished shooting second feature Mikado

Emanuel Pârvu has finished shooting second feature Mikado

The drama is centered on the tumultuous relationship between a father and his daughter  

28/08 | Production | Funding | Romania

Astra Film Festival announces a hybrid 27th edition

Astra Film Festival announces a hybrid 27th edition

40 films will be screened outdoors in September, with another 40 screened online in October  

27/08 | Astra 2020

Ruxandra Ghiţescu • Director of Otto the Barbarian

Interview: Ruxandra Ghiţescu • Director of Otto the Barbarian

“Any less-than-perfect reality tends to be marginalised and hidden away”

Romanian director Ruxandra Ghiţescu tells us about her film Otto the Barbarian, centred on a 17-year-old punk whose girlfriend has just committed suicide  

19/08 | Sarajevo 2020 | Competition

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