Acasă, My Home (West Coast Premiere)
by Radu Ciorniciuc
2020, documentary, 86 minutes
Recording the life of a family with 9 children, who lived in a shack in the Delta Văcăresti in Bucharest with no electricity and running water, the documentary raises questions about nature and civilization, individuals’ freedom and society rules, happiness and the standard of living. Radu Ciorniciuc's debut documentary received several international awards among which: the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival 2020, the Special Jury Award at the Thessaloniki Film Festival, the Human Rights Award at Sarajevo Film Festival 2020, the Golden Horn at Krakow International Film Festival 2020 and the Big Stamp at the International Documentary Film Festival ZagrebDox 2020. The documentary is also part of the EFA Documentary Selection 2020, consisting of 13 films recommended to The European Film Academy Members for a nomination for the 33rd European Film Awards.
UiPath Foundation is the main partner of Acasă, My Home.
On Nov. 14 at 11am PST there will be a live Q&A with director Radu Ciorniciuc, and UiPath Foundation Executive Director, Raluca Negulescu-Balaci. This talk will be LIVE on this page at that time, and will be automatically recorded and added to the end of the film playlist for later viewing.
The discussion will focus on equal opportunities and education for children from vulnerable areas. UiPath Foundation aims to amplify the powerful message of the documentary and to generate dialogue that fosters systemic changes necessary to support, in the long term, unprivileged children and their families across Romania and India.