Bucharest Film Fest gets name change

Romania International Film Festival to run Sept. 27 - Oct. 4

LONDON -- The Bucharest International Film Festival in Romania is changing its name to the Romania International Film Festival, organizers said Wednesday.

The newly named event will take place in the city of Arad Sept. 27 through Oct. 4 and will feature an official competition strand and a competitive international film section.

The official competition lineup, named CineBlackSea, focuses on movies produced in either Russia, Republic of Moldavia, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaidjan, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece or Romania.

A competitive international section aims to focus on women in cinema and will feature both features and documentaries directed by women.