Film

Film

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.

Events archive

Berthelot: A French General for Romania

Berthelot: A French General for Romania

Henri Mathias Berthelot (1861–1931), often referred to as the French general with a Romanian heart, is remembered this December at London’s Institut français, as part of the Ciné Lumière programme. Join us for the UK premiere of the “General Henri Mathias Berthelot. The Battle for Romania”...

11/12/2018 @ Institut français du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
A Century of Romanian Cinema in London

A Century of Romanian Cinema in London

The November focus of our Romanian Cinematheque is ꞌA Century of Romanian Cinemaꞌ. Film critic and historian Manuela Cernat joins directors Ioan Cărmăzan and Laurențiu Damian in welcoming cinephiles to three evenings of old and new films that draw the map of Greater Romania through personal stories and documentaries. The event...

25 - 27/11/2018 @ RCI London
Romanian History Film Days in Belgravia

Romanian History Film Days in Belgravia

The Histories and Film Festival in Râșnov, the historical film capital of Romania, moves to London for a series of screenings at 1 Belgrave Square. The programme features the exclusive world-premiere of ꞌApostolul Bologaꞌ, the UK-premiere of ꞌFree Daciansꞌ, the 1978 feature ꞌEcaterina Teodoroiuꞌ, a selection of short...

22 - 24/11/2018 @ RCI London
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
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
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