The film, which in January picked up the Special Jury Award for cinematography in the World Cinema Documentary category at Sundance, has been selected for more than 60 festivals around the world, and is a recent documentary contender in the European Film Awards.
The film tells the story of a Romanian family with nine children that lived fully off-grid in the wilderness of the Bucharest Delta, in harmony with nature. However, when the land becomes a public park, they are evicted and forced to adapt to the big city, where they must fight for acceptance.
“Acasa, My Home” is directed by Radu Ciorniciuc and produced by Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan for Manifest Film in collaboration with HBO Europe, Corso Film and Kino Company.
The film — which has been sold internationally by Autlook Filmsales