Events, Toronto

Silent River @ Carlton Cinema, Toronto

The International Diaspora Film Festival (IDFF) is screening a short by the Romanian director Anca Miruna Lazarescu. Part of “Diaspora in Short”, a collection of three multi-award winning shorts examine the experience of escaping the country, living in exile, and being deported back.

Silent River / Apele Tac (2011)
Saturday, November 3, 2012 @ 1 PM
Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton Street, Toronto

Romania, 1986: Gregor and Vali want to get away. Both need each other, yet there is mutual distrust. One night Gregor finds his doubts confirmed. In the end only hope is left.

Romania/Germany, 2011; In Romanian, German, and Serbian, with English Subtitles, 30 min.

Directed by: Anca Miruna Lazarescu
With: Toma Cuzin, Andi Vasluianu

Winner, Golden Bear, Best Short Film, Berlin International Film Festival; Prix UIP Tampere, Tampere International Short Film Festival; Grand Prix, Brussels Short Film Festival

Film info


International Diaspora Film Festival (IDFF)