Saturday, April 2 2011
- 11:00–12:00 Florin Serban: Workshop
Award winning filmmaker will talk about his work process with the actors. Besides filmmaking, Florin Serban founded recently an acting school for people from different social and economic backgrounds including youth who have been through the correctional or penitenciary systems in Bucharest, Romania.
Limited seating, RSVP Florentina Mocanu at email@example.com.
Braun Hall, Room 109, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 320, also known as the Geology Corner, on the Main Quad, Stanford Univ. (map)
1:15-2:15p Romanian Avant Garde
Lecture by SLE Fellow Cosana Eram.
Cosana Eram’s lecture offers a commentary and corollary to Alexandru Solomon’s film (The Zurich Chronicle / Cronica de la Zurich ) while locating the fascinating story of the diasporic Romanian avant-garde in another important city: Paris. Names include Tristan Tzara, Benjamin Fondane, Victor Brauner, Isidore Isou, Gherasim Luca and others.
- 5:00–6:00pm Panel Discussion:Romanian Cinema - Capitalism and Adaptation Proposed forum speakers: Prof. Steve Kovacs, Prof. Jean Marie Apostolides, Prof. Carl Weber, Telluride Film Festival Co-founder/Co-Director and Producer, Tom Luddy, Director Florin Serban, Director Ioana Uricaru, SLE Fellow Cosana Eram, Kiersten Jakobsen, PhD Candidate, Art History/Film Studies Stanford Univ. Moderator/Panel Coordinator: Florentina Mocanu, PhD Candidate, Drama Department, Stanford Univ.
Braun Hall, 450 Serra Mall, Bldg 320, also known as the Geology Corner, on the Main Quad, Stanford Univ. (map)
Monday, April 4, 2011
- 7:00–9:00 pm Screening and Round Table Discussion
Adaptation Lessons or Uncompromising Ways of Seeing :
Lucian Pintilie's film "Tertium Non Datur" is based on a the short story "Auroch's Head” by Vasile Voiculescu. Pintilie--the image
auteur--adapts Voiculescu's text to reveal with each frame a new
kind of poetics. Professors, guests and Stanford Univ. students will view the film and have a round table discussion about adaptation from the page to the stage or screen. Proposed speakers: Prof. Carl Weber, Prof. Jean Marie Apostolides, IHum Fellow Matthew Daube, Kiersten Jakobsen, PhD Candidate, Art History/Film Studies Stanford Univ., SLE Fellow Cosana Eram, Director Ioana Uricaru, Cinematographer Mihai Malaimare, Poducer Adriana Rotaru, Maria Teodora Comsa, PhD Candidate French Literature, Stanford Univ. Moderator: Florentina Mocanu, PhD Candidate, Drama Department, Stanford Univ.
Drama Department, Room 15, ROBLE GYM (04-650), 375 SANTA TERESA ST, Stanford Univ.(map)
A gallery consisting of several posters made by Romanian high school students – art class taught by Gavril Kovacs, "Nicolae Tonitza" High School, Bucharest, Romania – who interpreted the festival’s theme “Capitalism and Adaptation ” in very creative and unexpectedly original ways.
For the online gallery please click here.