cinematography reel with excerpts from fiction, documentary and experimental works both collaborative and commissioned
music composition by the gracious @inte8rior
Shot during my travels in between 2012-2017, using personal archive and combining 8mm film with digital files, states uprooted tries to challenge the idea of rituals in transition, identity and it's perception on different lands: Romania and USA.
documentary / 12'/ HD/ stereo/ 2017
Writer and Director: Anastazja Dąbrowska
Producer: Dejan Petrović
Executive Producer: Predrag Živković
Production Manager: Nemanja Bogdanović
Cinematographer: Ioana Țurcan
Editor: Peter Moussa
Sound Engineer & Sound Design: Gerardo Martínez Ángeles
Soundtrack: Moby - Ghost Return (Ambient)
poetic documentary / 10'/ HD/ stereo/ 2016
glimpses of missing/remembering someone on a daily basis; in a familial/familiar environment
collins barber and beauty shop, their family and community
the other life of charon
poetic documentary/ 40'/ HD/ stereo/ 2015
At the Central Cemetery in a small Romanian town, there are four gravediggers on duty. They are part of a Roma community that lives just outside the cemetery fence. They're digging graves and attending funerals, no matter what.
cast / Marin Kalanyos, Rozalia Kalanyos, Cosmin and Andrea Lucian Mișca, Monica Luți, Iasmina Mișca, Ionuț Mișca, Vasile Apostol, Ovidiu Kalanyos, Mihai Otvos, Gavril Tămaș
brick in the wall
documentary/ 23'26''/ HD/ colour/ stereo/ 2013
The film was made by Gregory Brzozowski (director, Poland), Ioana Țurcan (cinematographer, Romania), Iulia Matei (editor, Romania) as part of the 8th edition of Aristoteles Workshop (Suceava, Romania) and was awarded the best documentary prize.
cast / Gheorghe, Virginia and Iulian Lupașcu
The film shows the life of an elderly couple and their son. They are trying to finalize the construction of a house bigger than their powers. Their endless work stems from a superstition, the fear their life will end with the finalization of the construction.