Ubi Bene Ibi Patria, Luiza Parvu and Toma Peiu’s debut feature documentary film, is included in the Romanian Docs in Progress section of the Documentary Tank industry program at Astra Film Festival (October 17-19, Sibiu, Romania).
Ubi Bene Ibi Patria, shot by Peiu and Parvu as a 2-person crew, over the course of the year 2016 in 7 European countries and the United States, was produced independently by Root Films, with key contributions from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. It is also Luiza Parvu’s MFA thesis film in the Tisch Film Production program.
RoDocs in Progress, showcasing 13 of the most promising Romanian documentary projects, at various stages of production or post-production, to an audience of producers, distributors and commissioners from across Europe,, is a central component of DocTank, which also includes conversations with documentary film professionals.
Here is a preview of DocTank 2018, on Cineuropa.