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We risk to become irrelevant to the community and danger lurks our vanity and leads to isolation.
We only listen to opinions that confirm our own.
“Romanian Diary. Muslim Diary” is intended as a communication vehicle, an invitation to dialogue.
How it influences our location and how much we influence the community to which we belong?
Is Culture one of the pillars of the community?
How does Romania look like less touristy and less as seen on television?



Director Biography – Carmen Lidia Vidu

Carmen Lidia Vidu, theatre , film and event director, is well-known for the experimental theatrical performances staged in the most important theatres in Romania. She is a unique presence in the Romanian theatre as the first director who successfully combined video projections , the specific means of the cinema and live acting.
She is also the first and most important multimedia theatre director in Romania and the youngest director who staged a play for the National Theatre in Bucharest (“The Nightingale and the Rose” by Oscar Wilde, in 2007). The theatrical performances staged by Carmen Lidia Vidu are special in that they use a different artistic language and turn technique into genuine emotion.The director promises never to stop experimenting.
Carmen Lidia Vidu has also successfully tried her hand at directing films (documentary and short films) and video clips (collaborations with Noblesse Oblige and Mes Quins bands).”A Short Astra Film History”, directed by Carmen Lidia Vidu in 2013 for the Astra Film Festival in Sibiu, received in 2015 the Gopo Award for the best documentary short film.


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.

Carmen Lidia Vidu Director
Carmen Lidia Vidu Writer
Carmen Lidia Vidu Producer
Film Type: Documentary, Experimental, Short, Other
Runtime: 11 minutes 8 seconds
Completion Date: October 1, 2017
Country of Origin: Romania
Country of Filming: Romania
Film Language: Romanian
Shooting Format: Digital, Full HD
Aspect Ratio: 16:19
Film Color: Color
First-time Filmmaker: No
Student Project: No