BANGKOK — The fall of Romania’s last Communist leader was captured in a three-hour documentary to screen this month with its director present for discussion.
“The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu” compiles 25 years of his brutal and regressive regime from 1,000 hours of footage from the National Archives of Romania.
The film recounts Ceausescu’s and his wife’s trial, which ended with them being sentenced to death by firing squad. The film presents the country’s history with cinematic artistry in its mise-en-scene and editing.
The film was chosen by independent director Anocha Suwichakornpong for Cinema Diverse: Director’s Choice 2016 The Female Perspective. She will join the post-screening discussion with Romanian director Andrei Ujica in English.
Entry is 60 baht and tickets can be reserved at 1pm at the venue on Nov. 19.
The documentary will be screened in Romanian with English and Thai subtitles. Showtime is 4pm on the fifth floor auditorium of the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre, which can be reached through the skywalk from BTS National Stadium.