The Romanian Cinematheque’s autumn season debuts with a controversial film that claims precedence in several respects: it is the first documentary included in our programme, it is screened in London for the first time and it is made by a first-time director. Do not miss Tom Wilson’s 'The BucureÈ™ti Experiment' on 25 September!
The archaic world is a world soaked in poetry and, perhaps, it is poetry itself. Like many other poets before them, Ioana Ieronim and Fiona Sampson have marveled at the simple, barely noticeable wonders of rustic life, where they have found a bounty of poetic inspiration.
In the opening of the 2014/15 season of our longest running musical series, the passionate duo Horia VÄƒcÄƒrescu and Chiho Tsunakawa, whose artistry and finesse have graced prestigious stages in Britain and abroad, will execute a formidable programme of transcendental virtuosity which celebrates the violin and its repertoire.
We are proud to present the one-off London performance of 'Absolute!', starring internationally acclaimed Marcel IureÅŸ in a modern, flamboyant take of classical works by Ion CreangÄƒ, the greatest Romanian storyteller.
The first monographic travelling exhibition on a Romanian architect ever to be staged outside Romania, 'GM Cantacuzino – A Hybrid Modernist' opens at RCI London in June. Part of the London Festival of Architecture 2014, the exhibition offers a cross-section through Cantacuzino's momentous life and work.
Join us for a weekend of Romanian traditions and crafts at the Horniman Museum, occasioned by the opening of 'Revisiting Romania: Dress and Identity', a major exhibition celebrating the ancient, sophisticated art of Romanian traditional outwear and fabrics. Special guests: Ovidiu Lipan Å¢ÄƒndÄƒricÄƒ and the world famous 10 PrÄƒjini Brass Band.