Rodion Ladislau Roșca is one of the most gifted musicians of the ’70s, whose pioneering experiments in electronic music were lost and found again after nearly 30 years. Clandestine and underappreciated during the communist dictatorship years and devastated by his mother’s death at the end of the ’80, Rodion withdraws from the city, while remaining surrounded by sound and music.

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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.  Continue reading

Dan Alexe’s film captures in an unconventional manner, life in Afghanistan after the Talibans. A freelancer journalist, the author lived in Kabul for a long period of time, and learned the Persian language.

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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.

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With Bradshaw’s 1913 Continental Railway Guide in hand, Michael Portillo ventures east through Romania. He uncovers an unlikely fan of his Bradshaw’s. http://www.bbc.co.uk

I watched this documentary film until 3 in the morning and I couldn’t sleep at all after that. Now it’s morning and I feel a bit of nausea combined with shock, repulsion and intrigue. I can’t find my words to describe what the documentary is about. I think it’s best that each of you watch it and decide where you stand afterwards.

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