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Making Waves Film Fest in New York

November 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema

Nov 26-Dec 2 BAM

Nov 29-Dec 5 Jacob Burns Film Center

Making W aves returns, as every year, in the middle of the awards season, with many award-winning films, including Romania’s submission for the Oscars this year—Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians”.

But Making Waves 2018 brings more nominations in selective categories, for your consideration:

Best Display of SkinTouch Me Not

Best History SatireFree Dacians

Best History LessonLicu, A Romanian Story

Best Investigative JournalismMoon Hotel Kabul

Best Use of Archival FootageThe Distance Between Me and Me

Best Gay Love StorySoldiers: A Story from Ferentari

Best Historical Reenactment“I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians”

Best Photo AlbumDead Nation

Best Making of a TV CommercialThe Happiest Girl in the World

Best Bedridden PerformanceScarred Hearts

Best Dysfunctional FamilyEverybody in Our Family

Best Balkan WesternAferim!

Best TitleTarzan’s Testicles

Best Missing Child ThrillerPororoca

Best Teen MovieOne Step Behind the Seraphim

Best Love TriangleCharleston

Best Open RelationshipThe Story of a Summer Lover

Decide for yourselves if they deserve these alternative awards! Watch the festival trailer and visit our website to learn more about these strong contenders and to purchase your tickets.

Making Waves is co-presented by the Romanian Film Initiative, the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Jacob Burns Film Center. Lead support is provided by The Trust for Mutual Understanding, the Romanian National Film Center, the Filmmakers Union of Romania, and Blue Heron Foundation, along with numerous individual donors, which since 2012 have made the festival possible.

We will continue to accept donations until the conclusion of the festival. 20% of your support goes to Daruieste Viata, the Romanian charity that is building a hospital from scratch, exclusively from donations and sponsorship, for children with cancer. Learn more & Support

Thank you for supporting and spreading the word, and till soon at Making Waves 2018!


November 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am
December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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