Dana Duma

Film Critic, Romania

Dr. Dana Duma is a film critic and a professor, teaching at the Bucharest National University of Theatre and Film. A member of FIPRESCI, she is a regular contributor to mainstream and specialized film press in Romania and abroad. Director of the “Film” magazine since 2013.

She published the books Self-portraits of cinema (1983); Gopo (1996); Woody Allen: a Bufoon and a Philosopher (2003); Benjamin Fondane. Cineaste (2010), The History of Romanian animation 1920-2020 (2020) Cinema in the digital era (2020), Gopo 100 (2023) and co-edited the anthologies Cinema 2000 (2000); Tendencies in European Cinema (2003); The Personality of Latin-American Cinema (2006). She collaborated at the international volumes 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (2003, Barron) and New Romanian Cinema (2019, Edinburgh University Press). She served as a FIPRESCI jury member in major international film festivals such as Venice, Berlin, Locarno, Havana, Valladolid etc.