Film

Film

Our film promotion activity consists inter alia of participation in major festivals, special screenings, exhibitions, minifestivals, information packages and professional representation. And of course there is the Cinematheque. The Romanian Cinematheque.

We can see the forest by the trees and the sea by the waves, including cinematic waves. Celebrated film-makers like Puiu, Urșianu, Mungiu, Porumboiu, Pintilie, Caranfil, Pița, Veroiu, Săucan, Giurgiu, and many others – they are all permanent residents of our cinematic programme. Our film promotion activity consists inter alia of participation in major festivals, special screenings, exhibitions, minifestivals, information packages and professional representation. And of course there is the Cinematheque. The Romanian Cinematheque.

Among our various, diverse range of partners from the film industry are BFI London Film Festival, East End Film Festival, Edinburgh & Dublin & Reykjavik International Film Festivals, as well as London International Documentary Festival, New Europe Film Festival or European Psychoanalytic Film Festival.

1918: A New Europe on Film

1918: A New Europe on Film

The end of global conflict in 1918 also marked the beginning of many nation states in Europe. How has this formative period been represented by the cinema of these nations? How can those representations be thought of alongside a shifting concept of national identity? Dr. Andrea Virginás of Sapienția University in Romania joins a...

27/10/2018 @ Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

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From Bucharest to London, via Berlin and Karlovy Vary: Romanian Premieres at BFI London Film Festival 2018

From Bucharest to London, via Berlin and Karlovy Vary: Romanian Premieres at BFI London Film Festival 2018

For over a decade, Romanian cinema has been a force on the international film scene. This year’s edition of the BFI London Film Festival, Britain’s grandest cinematic showcase, brings to the fore two recent Romanian productions that blew away critics and film lovers alike: Adina Pintilie’s ‘Touch Me Not’ and Radu...

13 - 17/10/2018 @ Various London cinemas
Award-winning thriller 'Dogs' at the Romanian Cinematheque

Award-winning thriller 'Dogs' at the Romanian Cinematheque

We are thrilled to resume our Cinematheque screenings this September with “Dogs”, director Bogdan Miricã’s debut feature. Internationally premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016, where it won the FIPRESCI Award in the Un Certain Regard section, the film tells the story of Roman, a naïve outsider who returns...

25/09/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X8PH
'Several Conversations About a Very Tall Girl' at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

'Several Conversations About a Very Tall Girl' at the Edinburgh International Film Festival

We are pleased to support the international premiere of 'Several Conversations About a Very Tall Girl' (Câteva conversații despre o fată foarte înaltă) at Edinburgh International Film Festival, the world's longest continually-running film festival. Director Bogdan Theodor Olteanu will be present for Q&As at both...

27 - 30/06/2018 @ Edinburgh Cinemas
 The Romanian Cinematheque Takes You 'One Step Behind the Seraphim'

The Romanian Cinematheque Takes You 'One Step Behind the Seraphim'

'One Step Behind the Seraphim', Daniel Sandu’s feature debut, has its UK premiere at the Romanian Cinematheque. The intensity of the performances, with a towering performance by Romanian New Wave star Vlad Ivanov, the documentary-like realism and the controversial subject make the film one of the most striking Romanian productions...

26/06/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Dan Chişu’s Family Drama 'The Anniversary' Premieres at the Romanian Cinematheque

Dan Chişu’s Family Drama 'The Anniversary' Premieres at the Romanian Cinematheque

The latest film of one of Romania’s most prolific directors will have its UK premiere at our Romanian Cinematheque! Dan Chişu’s intricate family drama ‘The Anniversary’ explores the dark sides of human character and features an impressive cast: the late Mircea Albulescu, Răzvan Vasilescu, Coca Bloos, Emilia Dobrin,...

26/04/2018 @ RCI London
From the Oscars to our Cinematheque

From the Oscars to our Cinematheque

We are pleased to be hosting, at the Romanian Cinematheque, Adrian Sitaru’s powerful and unsettling 'The Fixer', a neo-realist tragedy for the modern world. The film, depicting the sordid realities of journalism, represents Romania at the Oscars and was included in the selection of several festivals like Film Fest Gent, Cairo...

19/03/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
'Ana, Mon Amour' at Dublin International Film Festival

'Ana, Mon Amour' at Dublin International Film Festival

We are thrilled to be partnering again with the biggest film festival in Ireland and support the screening of ‘Ana, Mon Amour’, Cãlin Peter Netzer’s gripping drama that subtly depicts the dynamics of a couple’s relationship. Lead actor Mircea Postelnicu will be the guest of honour at this edition and will take...

01/03/2018 @ Light House Cinema, Dublin
'Two Lottery Tickets' Opens the 2018 Programme of the Romanian Cinematheque

'Two Lottery Tickets' Opens the 2018 Programme of the Romanian Cinematheque

'Two Lottery Tickets', a hilarious new comedy, will open our 2018 programme at the Romanian Cinematheque. Helmed by intrepid director Paul Negoescu and starring a golden acting triad made of Dragoș Bucur, Dorian Boguță and Alexandru Papadopol, the film, based on a short story by great Romanian playwright and humorist Ion Luca...

27/02/2018 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Head-on with Nicolae Ceaușescu: 30 years after the 1987 Brașov uprising

Head-on with Nicolae Ceaușescu: 30 years after the 1987 Brașov uprising

We remember the courage of a city which in 1987 turned its exasperation into revolt, confronting head-on one of the harshest dictatorships in the world. 30 years after the anti-communist uprising in Brașov, a major city in central Romania, we are proud to host, at the Romanian Cinematheque, the British premiere of 'BRAȘOV 1987. Two Years...

16/11/2017 @ RCI London
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