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Puzzle for a Blind Man
Saturday, 10/11
1:00 pm
Silent Wedding
Sunday, 10/12
1:00 pm
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Puzzle for a Blind Man / Silent Wedding

Romanian Film Festival Screenings 10/11 & 10/12

"Director Andrei Zinca masterfully leads his characters through the puzzle of their lives and the lives of others, which slowly become profound dramas." – The Daily News-Romania on Puzzle for a Blind Man

"Exhibits the finely developed sense of humor that Romanians have developed to deal with hardships...great costumes and scenerey make the film a wonderful viewing experience." 
– Monsters and Critics on Silent Wedding
The Gables Cinema will host two films from the Focus on Romania festival as part of Ft. Lauderdale/Miami Waves 2014 on Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12 at 1:00 pm both days. The first film, Puzzle for a Blind Man, which screens on Saturday, tells the story of a repressed middle aged man that realizes his life has become one of misery and loneliness. After befriending a blind writer the man had to evict from his house, he finds the inspiration and courage to break all the rules he had been forced to abide by and reconnect with life's joys and excitement. Puzzle for a Blind Man is the debut feature film of Andrei Zinca, who will attend the screening along with Mario Diament and Daniel Manoiu. The film will be proceeded by the short film Idle, directed by Raia al Souliman. Tickets can be purchased in advance for Puzzle for a Blind Man here.

In the second film, Silent Wedding, a wedding in a small, isolated village in 1953 is interrupted by the news of Joseph Stalin's death. As any public celebration is forbidden, the wedding goers turn the happy news into a silent wedding. In attendance will be the film's director, Horatiu Malaele.The film will be proceeded by the short film 1969, directed by Alexandru Aurelian Ispas. Tickets can be purchased in advance for Silent Wedding here.