Our prestigious International Jury 2021: Influential American Film Critic Robert Horton, famous Romanian actress Maia Morgenstern and great Los Angeles based-Greek actor Socrates Alafouzos.

Our International Jury

Versatile and prolific American film critic Robert Horton to be president of Jury at Constanta International Film Festival (CIFF-Romania) 2021
President of Jury

Robert Horton

Versatile and prolific American film critic Robert Horton to be president of Jury at Constanta International Film Festival (CIFF-Romania) 2021.

 

  •  Mr. Robert Horton, a longtime contributor to Film Comment, will serve as President of the Jury at the upcoming CIFF – Romania 2021.
  •  In addition to having served on the jury of several eastern European film festivals (including Odessa, Ukraine; Ljubljana, and Slovenia).
  •  Has been a jury member for film festivals in Seattle, USA, and Mannheim-Heidelberg, Germany. A member of the American Film Critics Association.
  • Has contributed to the ‘Seattle Daily» film section for 30 years. He is also an author of several books of film study including the works of Billy Wilder.
  • Some like it witty. We couldn’t agree more.
The most famous and iconic contemporary Romanian actress, Maia Morgenstern, Jury Member at Constanta International Film Festival 2021
Jury Member

Maia Morgenstern

The most famous and iconic contemporary Romanian actress, Maia Morgenstern
  • played Marry, in Mel Gibson’s «Passion of Christ».
  • Shared the lead role with Harvey Keitel, in Cannes official selection «Ulysses’s Gaze» .
  • In 1995 by Theo Angeloupolus delivered another memorable performance in Lucian Pintilie’s «The Oak» (also a Cannes official selection in 1993) for which  Maia won «European actress of the year».
  • On top of that, Maia won scores of awards for stage work and she’s one of the 4 actors confirmed for Mel Gibson’s «Ressurection of Christ» (scheduled for 2021).
  • https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0411581/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Los Angeles-based Actor and Director, Socrates Alafouzos as an official Jury Member at Constanta International Film Festival 2021
Jury Member

Socrates Alafouzos

An amazing Los Angeles-based Actor and Director, Socrates Alafouzos as an official Jury member!
  • Socrates displayed a remarkable range and versatility in his career, delivering memorable performances from the early days of Cannes official selected «Landscape in the Mist» by Theo Angelopoulos to recently «Criminal minds» and «The 2 faces of January», in addition to his numerous awards for his stage and film work.
  • Socrates’s short film «Little king» (in which he stars and directs) won «Best International Short» at the «Manhattan Film Festival» and «Best Actor» at the «Madrid International Film Festival» in 2012 among others.
  • His last short film «Between Black and White» which Socrates wrote and directed received the «Grand Jury Prize» at the «Mediterranean Short Film Festival of Tangier», «Best Script» at the Kinofilm International Manchester Short Film Festival, «Best International short film» at «Salento International Film Festival and many others.
  • https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0015806/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
CIFF-Romania offers the following awards in every fiction category, ``Short Film``, ``Medium Length`` and ``Feature Film``:

Awards

1 Best Film

2 Best Directing

3 Best Cinematography

4 Best Editing

5 Best Production Design

6 Best Actor

7 Best Actress

8 Best Supporting Male Actor

9 Best Supporting Actress

10 Best Sound Mix Design

11 Best Score

12 Best Makeup and Hair

13 Best film – «Audience Award»

14 «Most Innovative Film» (Daring and expressive mise en scene, mood, aesthetics in the service of the story)

15 Best Documentary Film

16 Best Animation Film