In Short, Europe: An evening of European short films and drinks

31/01/2020 @ Romanian Cultural Institute

The Romanian Cultural Institute in London is joining forces with its partners in the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC London) to offer a colourful and ubiquitous account of our continent, delivered at a blistering pace through 17 brilliant short films, spanning a multitude of languages and cultures.

The screenings will be taking place in earshot of Big Ben in 1 Belgrave Square, on the evening of Friday 31 January (Brexit Day), emphasising the need for continued cultural dialogue and celebrating Europe’s diversity and the brilliant filmmakers who tell its stories.

The programme:

United Kingdom: Abandoned Goods, directed by Pia Borg and Edward Lawrenson
2014 | English | 35’ | Country: UK

Austria: The Woman Who Turned Into A Castle, directed by Kathrin Steinbacher
2018 | English | 4’ | Country: Austria, UK

Cyprus: The Sound, directed by Antony Petrou
2018 | English | 15’ | Country: Cyprus

Czech Republic: Happy End, directed Jan Saska
2015 | none | 6’ | Country: Czech Republic

Estonia: Crocodile (Krokodill), directed Kaspar Jancis
2009 | none | 17’ | Country: Estonia

Finland: Birds In The Earth, directed by Marja Helander
2018 | Saami | 10’ | Country: Finland, Norway

Germany: Balance, directed by Christoph und Wolfgang Lauenstein
1989 | none | 7’ | Country: Germany

Greece: Goldfish, directed by Yorgos Angelopoulos
2017 | Greek with English subtitles | 14’ | Country: Greece

Hungary: Sing (Mindenki), directed by Kristóf Deák
2016 | Hungarian with English subtitles | 25’ | Country: Hungary

Latvia: Electrician's Day, directed by Vladimir Leschiov
2018 | English | 8’ | Country: Latvia

Lithuania: Community Gardens (Kolektyviniai sodai), directed by Vytautas Katkus
2019 | Lithuanian with English subtitles | 15’ | Country: Lithuania

Poland: Maska (Mask), directed by Stephen Quay and Timothy Quay
2010 | Polish with English subtitles | 22’ | Country: Poland, UK

Portugal: The Ideal Woman (A Mulher Ideal), directed by Margarida Leitão
2015 | Portuguese | 9’ | Country: Portugal
In collaboration with UTOPIA - UK Portuguese Film Festival

Romania: Horsepower (Cai putere), directed by Daniel Sandu
2014 | Romanian with English subtitles | 26’ | Country: Romania

Slovenia: Love on the Roof Of the World (Ljubezen na strehi sveta), directed by Jan Cvitkovi─Ź
2015 | Slovenian with English subtitles | 16’ | Country: Slovenia

Spain: Timecode, directed by Juanjo Giménez Peña
2016 | Spanish with English subtitles | 15’ | Country: Spain

United Kingdom: Conte Anglais, directed by Daniel Marc Janes
2019 | English, French | 15’ | Country: UK
In collaboration with London Short Film Festival

When: Friday 31 January, 19.00-23.00
Where: Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH

Free entry.

The event is organised with the kind support of: Austrian Cultural Forum, Cyprus High Commission, Czech Centre, Embassy of Estonia, Finnish Institute, Goethe Institut, Embassy of Greece, Hungarian Cultural Centre, Embassy of Latvia, Embassy of Lithuania, Polish Cultural Institute, Embassy of Portugal, Romanian Cultural Institute, Embassy of Slovenia, Instituto Cervantes-Embassy of Spain.