Bucharest Photofest, reaching its 7th edition, is a platform-festival intended to acquaint the public with some of the most important, most up-to-date and most relevant photography landmarks, both local and international.
In 2022, the festival theme is TRUST. The entries related to this topic will have priority (but is not mandatory to be related).
Bucharest Photofest is aiming to become the most significant photography festival in Romania. Not only is it a cultural project put forward in the form of a coherently concept, but also it uses photography as an occasion to question some essential sociopolitical and cultural present-day matters, therefore making photography a means of visual learning.
Each year, Bucharest Photofest devises a program consisting of over 35 events – exhibitions, film screenings, workshops, masterclasses, portfolio presentations and many more. Thus, on the grounds of a concept that attempts to cluster different branches and nuances, the audience is a first-hand beneficiary of multiple artistic happenings and facilities, exhibited in an unique manner, singular in length of time and amplitude on the Romanian cultural scene.
Through conceptual merging of individual and collective exhibitions, the Bucharest Photofest festival, both rises up to the standards of leading exhibitions and festivals all over the world and tries to set a professional and artistic norm in the current Romanian sociocultural situation.
Finally, our festival focuses particularly on the city of Bucharest by choosing many venues and locations throughout the capital, all compelling for the cultural scene, from art galleries to unconventional places, and involving various institutions and organizations, who prioritize the access of a large and diverse public to meaningful visual creations.
All the entries must be related to photography art, photographers, stories about photography or photographers, films directed by photographers.