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.

'Cinema, Mon Amour' Opens the 2017 Programme of the Romanian Cinematheque

'Cinema, Mon Amour' Opens the 2017 Programme of the Romanian Cinematheque

'Cinema, Mon Amour', one of the recent outstanding Romanian documentaries, will have its London premiere at our Romanian Cinematheque. The film is an homage to a life spent in a cinema and a life lived (literally and metaphorically) through cinema. "Cinema, Mon Amour follows the story of Victor Purice - manager, former...

29/03/2017 @ RCI London

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Cristian Mungiu’s 'Graduation' at Dublin International Film Festival

Cristian Mungiu’s 'Graduation' at Dublin International Film Festival

Over the past few years, the biggest film festival in Ireland – and our oldest partner across the Irish Sea - has celebrated Romanian cinema & film-makers through numerous projections, Q&A sessions and special events. At this year’s edition, the Irish cinephiles will discover Cristian Mungiu’s praiseful...

26/02/2017 @ Dublin
Anamaria Marinca: the Art and Craft of Acting

Anamaria Marinca: the Art and Craft of Acting

Romanian actress Anamaria Marinca joins an exquisite ensemble of film-makers who, as part of EUNIC London's 'Craft of Film', a series of events hosted by Barbican Centre and running between 22-28 February 2017, will reveal and explain the technical abilities that make cinematic magic possible.   'Craft of...

25/02/2017 @ Barbican Centre
'Toni Erdmann', a Very Special Screening

'Toni Erdmann', a Very Special Screening

We are excited to support Goethe Institute’s special screening of Maren Ade’s 'Toni Erdmann', the cinematic revelation of 2016 made with the support of Romanian producing, acting and specialist talent.   The plot follows the relationship between the career focused Ines and her joking father, who decides to pay...

25/01/2017 @ Goethe Institut, 50 Princes Gate, London, SW7 2PH.
The Dangerous Art of Voiceover: Irina Margareta Nistor in London

The Dangerous Art of Voiceover: Irina Margareta Nistor in London

We are excited to welcome to London the most famous voice of Communist cinephilia! Translator, film critic and journalist Irina Margareta Nistor, “the voice that brought Hollywood films to Communist Romania’s TV screens”, is the protagonist of a series of events that celebrate a most unique career.   11 Nov 2016,...

11 - 13/11/2016 @ RCI London, ICA and Close-up
Romanian Film Bonanza at Leeds International Film Festival

Romanian Film Bonanza at Leeds International Film Festival

With a handful of productions applauded at the biggest film festivals throughout the year, Romanian cinema is still going strong. With four of these impressive premieres in the programme – Bogdan Mirică’s 'Dogs', Radu Jude’s 'Scarred Hearts', Cristian Mungiu’s 'Graduation' and Cristi Puiu’s...

07 - 17/11/2016 @ Leeds
2016’s Most Acclaimed Romanian Films at the 60th BFI London Film Festival

2016’s Most Acclaimed Romanian Films at the 60th BFI London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival will be rolling out the red carpet for Romanian cinema in style: the most acclaimed Romanian directors of the moment will premiere their recent films in Britain’s grandest cinematic showcase. As our collaboration with the British Film Institute (BFI) hits the seven-year mark, we take this opportunity to...

06 - 16/10/2016 @ Various London cinemas
Revolution in Realism: Extra Screenings

Revolution in Realism: Extra Screenings

The film season 'Revolution in Realism: The New Romanian Cinema' (12 May - 14 July), organised by RCI London in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI), continues throughout July at our Romanian Cinematheque.   Programme: 7 July, 19.00 | RCI London, free - please book your seat...

07 - 14/07/2016 @ RCI London
Disturbing drama 'The World is Mine' Premiers at the East End Film Festival

Disturbing drama 'The World is Mine' Premiers at the East End Film Festival

We are excited to add a new chapter to our long-standing collaboration with the East End Film Festival by working together to set up the British premiere of one of the most anticipated Romanian debuts of 2015: 'The World is Mine' by young director Nicolae Constantin Tănase. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the...

01/07/2016 @ Rich Mix, London
'Cinema, Mon Amour' Premiers at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016

'Cinema, Mon Amour' Premiers at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016

'Cinema, Mon Amour', one of last year’s outstanding Romanian documentaries, will have its UK premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. The film is a touching love letter to cinema as art and way of life. With the support of RCI London, director Alexandru Belc will meet the Scottish cinephiles after the...

22 - 23/06/2016 @ Filmhouse, Edinburgh
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