Astra Film Festival, one of the most relevant documentary filmmaking events in Europe, offers every year in Sibiu (Romania) a vital and exciting meeting place of world cinema.
For 25 years now, non-fiction film lovers, general audiences, and professionals from all over the world have attended the AFF editions each October to live an enlightening experience, by exploring and understanding the human condition through the edifying cinema of reality.
Astra Film Festival came into being in 1993 as a groundbreaking project in the region, and its history, is a fascinating top documentary in and of itself. Its contribution to establishing a framework for the development of documentary cinema in the whole region, and in Romania in particular, has been consequential. AFF attracted industry attention and has developed several professional activities, contributing to the development of filmmakers and their films at all stages.