The Transilvania Film Festival unveils the programming for the 2022 competition, a new documentary component | News
The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF, June 17-26) has unveiled the 12 films that will be screened in its official competition.
Each title competing for the Transilvania Trophy will receive its Romanian premiere during the 21st edition of the festival, which will take place in the city of Cluj-Napoca.
The line-up includes Alejandro Loayza Grisi utamaa Bolivian drama about an indigenous couple trying to survive a drought, which won the Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.
Other titles include the directorial debut of French filmmaker Vincent Maël Cardona – Magnetic beats. The film centers on a young pirate radio DJ called up for military service and enlisted in West Berlin and it won the SACD prize for best French-speaking feature film at Cannes in 2021.
The Icelandic drama of Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson beautiful beings, which featured in the Berlinale’s Panaroma selection earlier this year, will also be screened in competition, as will the women’s bodybuilding drama Soft by rising Hungarian directors László Csuja and Anna Nemes.
The festival also launched a documentary competition and selected 10 feature film projects from new and emerging filmmakers.
TIFF 2022 official competition
A higher law (Romania, Germany, Serbia)
Real. Octave Chelaru
Baby sitter (Canada)
Real. Monia Chokri
beautiful beings (Iceland)
Real. Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
Feature film about life (Lithuania)
Real. Dovile Sarutyte
say. Laszlo Csuja, Anna Nemes
Mikado (Czech republic)
Real. Emmanuel Parvu
magnetic beats (France, Germany)
Real. Vincent Mael Cardona
The Last Execution (Germany)
Real. Franziska Stünkel
The night belongs to lovers (France)
Real. Julien Hilmoine
Real. Lado Kvantaniya
utama (Bolivia, Uruguay, France)
Real. Alejandro Loayza Grisi
Pamfir (Ukraine, France, Poland, Chile, Germany, Luxembourg)
Real. Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk
You are Ceauşescu to me (Romania)
Real. Sebastian Mihailescu
Real. Karol Palka
Excess will save us (Sweden)
Real. Morgane Dziurla-Petit
Chanel 54 (Argentina)
Real. Lucas Larriera
fraternity (Italy, Czech Republic)
Real. Francesco Montagner
mother lode (Switzerland, France, Italy)
Real. Matteo Tortone
say. Svetlana Rodina and Laurent Stoop
The plains (Australia)
Real. David Esteel
Real. Youri Ancarani
For a handful of fries (Belgium, France)
say. Jean Libon and Yves Hinant