The 5th edition of the  Romanian Film Festival at Stanford University, UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University centers on the theme “TRAVELLING SHOTS: Families beyond boundaries”. This year’s selection of films focuses on individuals whose destinies have been shaped by the particularities of family and place. Either at their first works, or as established artists, these filmmakers have all received international acclaim for their bold and exceptional storytelling.

The Romanian film festival continues its series of interdisciplinary and comparative discussions on the realities of Eastern Europe in today’s increasingly globalized world, as seen from a Romanian perspective.

5th edition, November 5th – 13th, 2015
free event, open to the public

The event is presented by the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies at Stanford University (CREEES), the Special Language Program, Stanford University (SLP), the Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of California Berkeley (ISEEES) and Department of Cinema, San Francisco State University, in conjunction with the Europe Center, Stanford University,  Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University, Stanford University Libraries and  the Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, University of California Los AngelesThe Center for European and Eurasian Studies, University of California Los Angeles, The Romanian Student Club, University of California Los Angeles, the “Nicolae Tonitza” High School, Bucharest, Romania, Fundatia Semn, Romania, with additional support from the Honorary Consulate of Romania in San Francisco, Dana Beldiman – Honorary Consul General, George Roth – Honorary Consul,  Allan B. Cruse – Professor Emeritus University of San Francisco,  Casa Romana – Bay Area Romanian Community, The Workmen’s Circle Northern California, California European Cultural Initiative/Hungarian Film Festival in San Francisco (CECI), Chair Diana Scott,  Recognos Inc.,  Francis Ford Coppola WineryLaw Office of Andrei D. Popovici, P.C., NovaordisSilicon Valley PRDesign Your Wellness NowCultures Wise, Schendel Films, Romanian Startups, Adina Simu, Georgiana Comsa, Ioana Grigore, Andrei Popovici, Mircea Goia, Elena Diana Sfecla, Amelia Zealand, Carmen & George Maxim, and sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute, New York.