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 București 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.
Following a series of 10 hugely successful concerts in Romania, which culminated with a musical extravaganza on top of the Carpathian Mountains, famous pan-pipe player, conductor and composer Nicolae Voiculeţ graces our National Day celebrations with an extraordinary display of virtuosity and inspiration, accompanied by an ensemble of seasoned musicians.
Our theatre and dance projects aim at fostering contacts between British and Romanian artists, supporting co-productions, setting up artistic residencies and producing original shows. Done in partnership with British or Romanian institutions, our theatrical and dance productions often take place at important festivals or key venues.
Illustrator and explorer George Butler’s love letter to Transylvania, the exhibition 'Capturing Carpathia', presented by Global Heritage Fund UK together with RCI London, opens in 1 Belgrave Sq as part of our perennial commitment to reveal the sights, sounds and tastes of Romania through the eyes of British travellers and artists.
Between 14-15 November, we are delighted to co-organize and host the 2nd edition of the Shakespeare Conference, joint initiative of the Romanian Cultural Institute in London and of the West University of Timişoara, the Romanian Society for English and American Studies and the reputed London Shakespeare Centre at King's College.