The 11th edition of the American Film Festival Opens in Chisinau

The U.S. Embassy cordially invites the Moldovan public to the 11th edition of the American Film Festival, which will take place at the Odeon Cultural Center April 26 – May 1, 2017.  The entrance to all screenings is free of charge.

Ambassador James D. Pettit will open the festival on Wednesday, April 26 at 18:00.

This year’s film festival honors our common heritage.  The 14 American and European movies featured in this year’s lineup, most of which have been awarded Oscars, include a variety of stories.  Some are based on important events and inspiring individuals in our shared past, and some explore universal truths that we all hold dear.

The festival’s schedule is available on the U.S. Embassy’s website: and Facebook page:, as well as at the Odeon Cultural Center.  All 14 movies will be screened in their original language with Romanian subtitles.

Media are welcome to attend and cover the event.