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schedule

The schedule will be completely updated soon. This is the short list of our events for 2017 edition. Enjoy! #letsgetvisual

  • 20:30
    Sweden from A to ÖExhibition / Expirat - Halele Carol
  • 20.00
    Opening gala of Bucharest Photofest.2017Expirat - Halele Carol
  • 21.00
    ORKID live at Bucharest Photofestconcert / Expirat - Halele Carol
  • 18:30
    A Thirsty Worldd. Yann Arthus-Bertrand / film screening / Cinema Elvira Popescu
  • 19.00
    Sony World Photography AwardsExhibition / Galeria Odeon
  • 19:30
    Terrad. Yann Arthus-Bertrand / film screening / Cinemateca Eforie
  • 18.00
    89% RuralAlberto Bolocan Simonis / Exhibition / Bistro Carusel
  • 19:30
    A Thirsty Worldd. Yann Arthus-Bertrand / film screening / Cinemateca Eforie
  • 18:00
    Nomads in our daysAndreea Nechita / Exhibition / Uniunea Arhitecților din România
  • 19.00
    Artist portrait. Focus: Iceland and travelingAurel Manea / Showcase artist portfolio / BPF info point
  • 17.00
    Artist portrait. Focus: Valea JiuluiAdrian Catu / Showcase artist portfolio / BPF info point
  • 17:00
    Urban photography with Smart carsworkshop / Streets of Bucharest
  • 18:30
    Protest, încotro?Documentaria.ro / Debate, photobook release, exhibition / Expirat - Halele Carol
  • 17:00
    ColentinaAda Condeescu / Exhibition / BPF
  • 20.00
    Koudelka: Shooting Holy Landfilm screening and Q&A / Cinema Muzeul Țăranului
  • 20:00
    DPRK. North KoreaDean C.K. Cox / Exhibition / --
  • 19.00
    Artist portrait. Focus: The fifth wave of Russian immigrationPolina Shubkina / Showcase artist portfolio / --
  • 18:00
    Artist portrait. Focus: Gaza StripNidal M. A. Rohmi / Showcase artist portfolio / --
  • 20:00
    Master Class: documentary photography in focusDean C.K. Cox / Polina Shubkina / Debate / --
  • 19.00
    Romanian Documentary Photography. Focus: Documentaria.roDebate / --
  • 18:30
    Exposure awards 2017LensCulture / film screening / --
  • 18:00
    Magnum Photography Awards 2016LensCulture / film screening / --
  • 19.00
    Meet the artistsDean C.K. Cox / Polina Shubkina / debate / portfolio review / BPF info point
  • 17:00
    Artist portraitIoana Moldovan / Showcase artist portfolio / BPF info point
  • 19.00
    Traveler in Middle EastVlad Petri / Showcase artist portfolio / Czech Centre
  • 18:00
    Places SufferingCristian Lipovan / Exhibition / Bistro Carusel
  • 20.00
    Koudelka: Shooting Holy Landfilm screening and Q&A / Cinema Muzeul Țăranului
  • 21.00
    END party / ConcertTo be announced / Control Club
  • 20:00
    Ending galaControl Club
  • -
    Cold is my BrotherTroy Moth / film screening / short movie / BPF info point
  • -
    Romania through Sebastiaen’s eyesSebastian Vasiu / Exhibition / OTP Bucharest Airport
  • -
    MosulNiclas Hammarström / Exhibition / --

SPEAKERS AND SPECIAL GUESTS

DEAN C.K. COX

USA / SWEDEN

documentary photographer, photojournalist, multimedia journalist, based in Hong Kong

POLINA SHUBKINA

RUSSIA / ROMANIA

Documentary photographer, based in Prague, Czech Republic

ELISA PURFÜRST

GERMANY

Co-writer & editor of Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land, filmmaker, based in Berlin

NIDAL M. ROHMI

Palestine

Phototographer, photojournalist, based in Gaza City, Palestine

NICLAS HAMMARSTRÖM

SWEDEN

Freelance photographer, photojournalist, based in Sweden

SEBASTIAN VASIU

ROMANIA

Landscape photographer, traveler, trainer, arthitect, based in Bucharest

TROY MOTH

CANADA

Photographer, international coordinator of Bucharest Photofest, based in Tahsis, BC, Canada

ADRIAN CÂTU

ROMANIA

Documentary photographer, writer, traveler, based in Bucharest

ROMANIA

Photographer, traveler, technical artist, based in Bucharest

ALBERTO BOLOCAN

ROMANIA

Photographer, singer, guitar player, based in Bucharest

ANDREEA NECHITA

ROMANIA

Documentary photographer, wedding photographer, based in Cluj Napoca

CRISTIAN LIPOVAN

ROMANIA

Freelance photographer, event photographer, based in Cluj Napoca

VLAD PETRI

ROMANIA

Photographer, Photojournalist, Documentary film director, trainer, based in Bucharest

ADA CONDEESCU

ROMANIA

Actress, photographer, member of the jury of many international film festivals, based in Bucharest

We showed that Bucharest can be a place of meeting between artists from different parts of photography and all enthusiasts in love with photography art, in general, because here, as in major cities worldwide, photography has important place in people’s lives.

An absolutely wonderful initiative with a strong team and great potential for growth in the future! It was a pleasure to be a part of it!

MARIUS BUDU (Denmark), special guests at BPF.2016

  • `89% Rural by Alberto Bolocan Simonis

    `89% Rural by Alberto Bolocan Simonis

      “89% RURAL” is a project showing images of an important segment of Romanian landscape, a portrait of the rural area. Making use of the camera’s special ability to register the “wounds of time”, the black-and-white picture conceals the sad colors of a miserable existence. This means of expression allows us to look reality in...

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  • Letter from Nidal Rohmi – Palestine

    Letter from Nidal Rohmi – Palestine

    Thank you for informing me of my nomination as a candidate for Bucharest Photofest. My name is Nidal Rohmi, but everyone knows me Sameh, I am a Palestinian photographer born in Lebanon in 1986 with a bachelor degree in Media and Communication from University of Palestine in 2016 and a diploma in Design and Management...

  • The story of Thaer Jouda from the Gaza Strip

    The story of Thaer Jouda from the Gaza Strip

    “My name is Thaer Jouda, I am 11 years old and I live in Tal Zatar in Jabalia refugee camp northern  Gaza Strip.” Thaer is the only survivor of the bombing of his family’s house days before the end of the cruel war on Gaza (2014 War )In Jabalia refugee camp, Thaer and his family...

PHOTO AND VIDEO GALLERIES

Preview of current edition / #BPF2017

Just a small preview of content current edition. Here, pictures by Dean C.K. Cox (USA/Sweden), Ada Condeescu (Romania), Nidal M. A. Rohmi (Palestine/Gaza Strip), Polina Shubkina (Russia/Romania), Cristian Lipovan (Romania), Gilad Baram (Germany/Israel), Andreea Nechita (Romania)

Review of last edition

Images of our events from the last edition / #BPF2016. Photographers: Alberto Bolocan Simonis and Sori Ţigăeru. Take a look and check the whole gallery here: http://bit.ly/2tDC89e