Hamptons International Film Festival announced the 2020 award winners – This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection wins the Award for Best Narrative Feature.
COLLECTIVE (COLECTIV) (2019)
NAME OF FILM: COLLECTIVE (COLECTIV) (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Alexander Nanau
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: In the aftermath of a deadly fire in a Bucharest nightclub that left dozens dead, Romania’s government pledged that the over 100 citizens left injured would receive immediate and substantial treatment. But in the weeks and months that followed, what seemed like treatable injuries continued to lead to further unexplainable deaths, prompting an unlikely group of investigative journalists at the Sports Gazette to launch an investigation into what went wrong. Uncovering a scandal reaching into the highest levels of government, the team soon discovers that their story is larger than they ever imagined, leading to mass protests across Romania and the toppling of the Prime Minister. Following the investigation as it progresses, Alexander Nanau’s revelatory documentary is a powerful indictment of governmental corruption and a tribute to those working tirelessly to uncover the truth.
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