October 18, 2022

Between the Lines

The movie is an experimental documentary at a casting-turned-history-workshop: the reenactment of key moments of Nicolae Ceaușescu’s youth, during the time when communism was outlawed.

— Călin Boto

February 11, 2021

A Hundred Minutes

A non-hierarchical look at a few experimental Romanian shorts “from the archive”.

— Călin Boto

September 2, 2020

Notes on Pirates I

Navigating through the murky waters of online movie piracy.

— Călin Boto

April 30, 2020

To Investigate, To Instruct

Radu Jude's last eight movies fast-forward through histories, canons, and traditions, recuperating and, most prominently, advancing transgressive film ideas and practices.

— Călin Boto

March 10, 2020

The Fictitious Non-Fictional Canon

Can the canon of the Romanian nonfictional cinema, born out of the flawed history of documentary cinema, be revised and negotiated?

— Călin Boto