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Closer to the Moon New Romanian Cinema Thurs Dec 5 @7:30 pm


Making Waves 2013: New Romanian Cinema"                                                   

The true account of a group of high-ranking Jewish members of the nomenklatura, who, in 1959, staged what was to become known as the coup of the century: They robbed Romania’s National Bank, making it look like a film shoot. And this is only the beginning. Once arrested and prosecuted, they were forced to reenact their parts in the heist for a propaganda movie. Despite its tragic aspect, this incredible story, forever shrouded in mystery, gets an unexpectedly light treatment. One could even say that Vera Farmiga, Mark Strong, and Game of Thrones’ Harry Lloyd were having fun in the main roles.

Q&A filmmaker Nae Caranfil and join us for a reception following the screening.                                                                                                                                                        

Nae Caranfil. 2013. 110 m. NR. Romania , Romanian with subtitles.

                                                ThursDec 7:30                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

This is a one night only event at the Burns and will probably sell out in advance.  Please purchase your tickets in advance.  You can either purchase at the box office or online.

Please note that WE MEET AT THE MEMBERSHIP DESK BEFORE THE FILM.  After the film we will meet again at the reception to discuss and socialize. When you enter the Burns lobby go to the left it is by the stairs. If you do not meet at the desk then look for me in the lobby afterwards. If you can not locate the membership desk, please ask any member of the Burns staff for the membership desk. Please do not ask them for the meet up group as we are not part of the Burns staff but a film group that meets at the Burns. There are only 3 counters/desks in the lobby at the Burns, the membership desk is the one by the stairs and is NOT the one not selling popcorn or tickets.



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  • Steven Z

    Enjoyed the film and after talk. Reception was a fun chance to talk to talk with others.

    January 12, 2014

  • norman g.

    Thoroughly enjoyed the film and meeting with key people involved in making it.

    December 6, 2013

  • Beverly

    Good film ...well done

    December 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I won't be there. Just drove in to NJ from VA and not ready to travel again. Next time.

    December 5, 2013

  • Florence

    I will be there with a friend who is not part of the Meet-up but I will make every effort to say Hello to others at the reception.

    December 4, 2013

  • Beverly

    Looking forward to meeting everyone!

    December 4, 2013

  • jonathan

    There are only 20 tickets left for this. I've got mine.

    December 4, 2013

  • Ted

    Some of you meetup frequent fliers probably remember Jim, the fella I use to bring to the movie meetups. As you know he had a orogressive disease and finally passed from it on Thansgiving Day

    December 1, 2013

  • Florence

    I'm looking forward to meeting others and watching the film. Looks like a good one!

    2 · October 24, 2013

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