A dialogue between reality, faith, biography, family and fantastic.
In memory of the grandfather, Ghiță Vidu from Socolari.
The film represents a very personal story about faith. A story about the relation with God, brought from the village of Socolari, the village of the artist’s grandparents.
Private stories about people, times and events are told, moments which reinforced or tested the faith, stories about how could faith move mountains if it would be enough.
Each story of this film has a very deep personal weight, it comes from a direct genealogical line, they belong to the family.
This short film to be seen as you would be walking along the alleys of the village of Socolari and there, you would meet the artist and have chat about faith.

  • Carmen Lidia Vidu
  • Carmen Lidia Vidu
  • Carmen Lidia Vidu
  • Carmen Lidia Vidu
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  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 20, 2018
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    Digital, Full HD
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  • London International Motion Pictures Awards - LIMPA London International Motion Pictures Awards - LIMPA
    Official Selection
  • Rome Film Awards
    Official Selection
  • Best Animation Short
    Cape Town
    Official Selection - Best Animation Short
  • New Era Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    Official SEelection Animation Short Film
    United States
    Best Woman Filmmaker / Finalist
  • Moscow Film Party
    Russian Federation
Director Biography - Carmen Lidia Vidu

Theater, film and events director Carmen Lidia Vidu became known as the most important multimedia theater director in Romania and the youngest director who staged the National Theater in Bucharest.
Theater performances staged by Carmen Lidia Vidu are special, they use a different artistic language and her technique transforms into genuine emotion.
The director promises that it will never stop the experiment.
Interested in local context with its various aspects, Carmen Lidia Vidu creates pieces (performances or installations) responding to topical societal trends beyond the surface.
The director reunites artists from different fields: live music, video, dance, etc. with whom she creates her pieces.
In 2017 Carmen Lidia Vidu became The Multimedia Director of George Enescu Festival.
Carmen Lidia Vidu has tested with equal success also in film directing (documentary short film) and videos (collaboration with Noblesse Oblige bands and Mes Quins).
With "A Brief History of Astra Film" she won The Gopo Award.
In 2009 is invited as a speaker at TEDxBucharest and wins The Grand Prize in Ljubljana with the theater performance [a bus station ...]. In 2015 receives the Excellence Award for Drama offered by the City of Arad.

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Director Statement

The danger of vanity lurks around us and drives us towards isolation. We no longer listen to anything but the opinions which confirm ours.