Saturday | 27. May. - Saturday | 10. Jun. 2017

Future of Memory at Tranzit House

May 27th - June 10th 2017.

Saturday, May 27th, the Future of Memory project will be launched in Cluj and will take place on the dates that overlap with the deportations of the local Jewish population to Auschwitz and other camps.


Saturday, May 27th

17:00 - performance of Belu-Simion Făinaru (IL/RO) in Unirii Square, in the memory of the 16.148 Jews deported from Cluj to Auschwitz.

18.00 - Opening of the Future of Memory exhibition at Tranzit House

19:30 - Round Table discussion, Kasztner's Train: Between hero and villain, with the participation of dr. Ladislaus Löb (Switzerland), historian dr. Zoltán Tibori Szabó and artist Szilárd Miklós, moderated by Olga Ştefan (discussion will be in English, with translation into Romanian).

Film projections at Tranzit House - from Monday to Friday (May 29th - June 2nd), between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Monday, May 29th
Terner Zoltán - Transnistria: The Hell (Israel, 1996, 41')
Cassio Tolpolar - Mamaliga Blues (BR, 2014, 56')
Romulus Balasz - Souvenirs de Iași (FR, 2016, 56')

Tuesday, May 30th
Zágoni Bálint - Jenő Janovics, A Hungarian Pathe (RO/HU, 2011, 62')
Yonathan Levy - Das Kind (FR, 2010, 93'), the best film at the European Independent Film Festival, Paris, premiered in Romania and presented by his producer, Andre Miko.

Wednesday, May 31st
Paul Duane, David Cairnes - Natan (UK, 2013, 66') - for the first time in Romania
Mihai Andrei Leaha, Andrei Crişan, Iulia Hossu - Valley of Sighs (RO, 2013, 56 ')
Discussion about the Porajmos memory, with Roland Ibold, researcher at the European Ethnology Institute, Humboldt University, Berlin.

Thursday, June 1st
Nemes László - Son of Saul (HU, 2015, 107')
Radu Jude - Scarred Hearts (RO, 2016, 141')

Friday, June 2nd
3 films by István Fischer
Ten Dollars (Bob Brown Show) (1977, 60')
In the line of fire - the role of Ogoniok in the "perestroika" (1988, 42')
Benefactor or world conspiracy? (1996, 42')

The exhibition at Tranzit House will be open between May 28th and June 2nd, daily from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., and between June 3rd and 10th, daily from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The exhibition presents:
- a re-adaptation of a large-scale research project initiated by the Tranzit Foundation - „Missing since 1944 – Cine îi recunoaște? – Tudsz róluk?” (
- the materials filmed by István Fischer in the exhibition "Fischer Block", curator Szilárd Miklós
- the installations "Mandatory work on the Târnavelor Valley" by Răzvan Anton
- the installations "Collection of Trials to Describe Reality" by Andrea and Matei Bellu (DE/RO)
- works by Belu-Simion Făinaru
- "Fragments of a Life" and "My Illusions", videos that explore issues related to identity and memory

Entrance to all events is free!

Organizer: Tranzit Foundation, Quantic Association

Tranzit Foundaion is supported by: Bethlen Gábor Alapkezelő Zrt. Communitas Foundation, Cluj Napoca Local Council and City Hall

Organizer: Tranzit Foundation, Quantic Association
Location: Tranzit-Hall

* Tranzit-House reserves the right to modify the program