Short films

Black Clothes

Black Clothes

Film info

  • Country:Rumunjska
  • Director:Octav Chelaru
  • Year:2017
  • Duration:20'
  • Actors:Adi Carauleanu, Bogdan Iancu, Catalina Moga


An orthodox priest preaches about the sin of hypocrisy, only to find out that he’s not far away of committing it himself while trying to protect his misdemeaning son. This is the story of several hours in the life of a country priest, forced to question his own beliefs when his son gets into trouble.

About the director

Octav Chelaru (b. 1991) is a film director and screenwriter. Without formal film studies, he started his career by directing music videos and commercials while studying Computer Science. His first short film, False Positive (2014), slowly facilitated his entry in the film industry. The film was projected in Timișoara, Piatra-Neamț, Berlin and Tallin. His next short film, Occupied (2015) won Best Romanian Short in Timișoara and was screened în Poznan and Bucharest. This award opened the way for the third short, Private Party (2017), which won multiple preproduction awards and grants. Black Clothes (2017) is his first short film made with the support of the Romanian National Film Fund. Currently, Octav Chelaru is working on his debut feature, called Balaur.

Screening schedule

  • 25.08.2018.

    Terrace - Agency for waterways


Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatska turistička zajednica
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • Bobi
  • American Express
  • AutoWill
  • Elatus
  • Filmofeel
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Startas
  • Alatir
  • Vukovarsko pivo

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