Astra Film Festival is a major event in the European film community and Romania’s leading documentary festival. The Festival is located in the Transylvanian city of Sibiu, and it is unique in South-Eastern Europe.

The Festival spotlights contemporary human realities as evoked by documentary cinema. It champions documentaries that give a detailed and intimate account of the human condition in the form of powerful cinematographic stories. The Festival programme gives a realistic vision of contemporary societies, and promotes cultural and cross-cultural understanding.

This year, Astra Film Festival takes place 17-23 October 2016. / program