Entries by Hanne Phlypo

Limited DVD edition available

The limited DVD edition of Waiting for August is now available through our webshop. You can order the DVD on following link http://www.clindoeilfilms.be/order-dvd/ We will be pleased to reply your purchase request. The Clin d’oeil films Team

Waiting for August rings up number 10

Waiting for August has been awarded the prize for Best International Documentary at the Hot Springs International Documentary Festival in Arkansas, USA. The film also screened in Australia at the Antenna Documentary Festival, where it was similarly honoured as Best International Documentary. International praise has kept on coming for Waiting for August since it first made its […]

New awards for Waiting for August

Waiting for August has been awarded the prize for Best International Documentary at the Bergen International Film Fest in Norway, while the jury of the Reykjavik Film Festival presented the film with its Environmental Award and  the jury of the Astra Film Festival has awarded the film as Best Romanian Documentary. These prizes follow just a […]

New Review of the film by Alan Scherstuhl in OC weekly

What’s perhaps most moving in Waiting for August, a quiet film of weight and joy, is its sense of desperate normalcy. Newcomer Teodora Ana Mihai’s accomplished doc follows Romanian 15-year-old Georgiana’s efforts to care for six younger siblings the year that their mother, broke, leaves Bacău for work in Italy. Georgiana’s asked to become something like […]

Waiting for August wins award for best documentary at Karlovy Vary

For a beautiful and precise portray of a modern-day family in absence of their mother. For walking into a home almost unnoticed and drawing a complex and round portrait of seven siblings, boys and girls, fending on their own, under the rule of the eldest daughter, a 15-year-old, herself still at school, and the hands-on […]

Waiting for August heads to Karlovy Vary

We’re happy to announce that Waiting for August will be part of the Documentary Competition at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The director Teodora Ana Mihai will be attending the film festival.

Best international feature documentary goes to Waiting for August

We’re very honoured to announce that Waiting for August received the award of best international feature documentary  at Hot Docs 2014. Jury statement : Tonight’s winner is a beautifully crafted vérité film that reveals its central characters through the details of everyday life. With balance and nuance it shows a family dealing with the stress […]

Waiting for August will world premiere at Visions du Réel

Waiting for August has been selected for the official selection of Visions du Réel. The film will world premier on Saturday the 26th of April. The film will compete in the section Etat d’esprit. A selection of films that explore the best of the world production focusing on the new talents.