The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu


Directed by: Andrei Ujica

Screening - Friday, January 20, 2012, 7pm - 9pm
Screening - Saturday, January 21, 2012, 7pm - 9pm

Romania/Germany | 180 minutes | Unrated



Director Andrei Ujica poured over 1,000 hours of footage, including state propaganda, newsreels and home movies, to complete a film about the former Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. The resulting "avant-documentary" presents the story of Ceausescu's rise and fall as well as the history of the media manipulation that made it possible. 


"Uses Soviet-era lies to uncover buried truths about its subject." - Ann Hornaday, Washington Post 

"The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu is all about created perception, and Ujica brilliantly manages to craft a film that is not just about a real character, but a formal reflection of its subject." - Ian Buckwalter, DCist 

Offical Selection Cannes and New York Film Festival, 2010




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SHOW-IN 2014, a project by Brianna Skellie and Margit Galanter

Friday, October 3, 2014, 11am - 7pm
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 11am - 1pm

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