July 23-August 3, 2018: American Romanians, Meet Romania! Be a Movie Star in a Documentary about YOU!
July 23 @ 10:00 am - September 18 @ 2:00 pm
Far away, across the Atlantic…. in the very heart of Europe, there is a beautiful country, called Romania. Ready to embark on a virtual trip to discover it? Ready to find out more about the deep mysterious forests and caves of the Carpathian Mountains, and the fantastic creatures that inhabit them? Would you like to learn about the Danube Delta, the best-preserved river delta in Europe, with its wild horses and fascinating ecosystems? Do you dream about old time battles, castles, superheroes and famous historical figures? Would you like to unravel the truth behind the Hollywood legend of Vlad Dracula? Do you love Romanian traditional costumes and delicious food?
Be the star of your own story of discovery! You will act in theatre scenes, design your own costumes, paint, cook, play, be interviewed like a movie star, as well as learn basic acting, script-writing, directing and filmmaking skills. If the film industry makes you dream, this is an ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME opportunity to work closely with Romanian specialists in the field, award-winning actress Ioana Flora and director Iulia Rugină. And most of all, HAVE FUN and make new friends!
All the family will come together at the end and watch you on the big screen in a documentary about your adventure, entitled “Romanian in Seattle”! The documentary will be distributed throughout different Romanian communities in the US, Europe and in Romania. EMBRACE your identity, LET the world know about YOUR story as a Romanian American, BE a source of inspiration for all the children with bilingual and bicultural heritage.
Who It’s For
We welcome Romanian speaking children and youth between the ages of 8-16, willing to attend different activities for 4 hours a day, for a total of 10 days with a weekend break. (Course limit: 20 students)