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.

Events archive

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
'Revolution in Realism' Expands to Iceland

'Revolution in Realism' Expands to Iceland

'Revolution in Realism. The New Romanian Cinema', the biggest showcase of Romanian film ever to have taken place in Britain, travels the Northern seas to amazing Reykjavik for four days of Romanian cinematic bonanzas. With a similar format to the successful BFI marathon of last year, the programme, running between 9-12 November, offers...

09 - 12/11/2017 @ Bíó Paradís Cinema, Reykjavik
EUNIC Ireland at the Movies

EUNIC Ireland at the Movies

With the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Romania in Dublin, newcomer Simona Sava’s 'Plan B' will be presented within ‘Short Shorts from Europe’, a showcase of continental cinema set up by EUNIC Ireland, the association of foreign cultural institutes from European Union countries. The...

06/11/2017 - 14/11/2014 @ Dublin & Cork
Romanian Premieres at BFI London Film Festival 2017

Romanian Premieres at BFI London Film Festival 2017

At this year’s BFI London Film Festival, as we mark our 8th collaboration with the BFI, Romanian cinema brings forward three astonishing and mind-bending productions, which are not to be missed: 'Ana, mon amour' by Călin Peter Netzer, Radu Jude’s 'The Dead Nation', and the short film...

08 - 13/10/2017 @ Various cinemas
Encounters, Romanian Style

Encounters, Romanian Style

Romanian shorts are back at the Encounters Film Festival in Bristol, Britain's most effervescent celebration of the increasingly popular genre. Don't miss 'Written/Unwritten' by Adrian Silișteanu and 'The Best Customer' (animation) by Serghei Chiviriga and stay for a conversation with the directors after...

20 - 22/09/2017 @ Watershed, Bristol
From Texas to Romania, via London: 'Hotel Dallas' at the Romanian Cinematheque

From Texas to Romania, via London: 'Hotel Dallas' at the Romanian Cinematheque

At The Romanian Cinematheque we continue our string of London premieres with the hilarious 'Hotel Dallas', directed by Livia Ungur and Sherng-Lee Huang, first shown at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2016. The film mixes narration, interview, re-enactment and fiction in an exciting docudrama about exotic aspirations,...

13/09/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
In July, The Romanian Cinematheque Goes 'Back Home'

In July, The Romanian Cinematheque Goes 'Back Home'

We are excited to continue our Cinematheque with a brilliant film that resonates across all cultures, 'Back Home' by Romanian director Andrei Cohn, a bitter-sweet comedy about the difficulties of confronting one’s past.  If you miss it at the Cinematheque, you can see the film at the artFix, on July 7th, as part of our...

06/07/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Gabriel Achim's hilariously dark comedy 'The Last Day’ premiers in London

Gabriel Achim's hilariously dark comedy 'The Last Day’ premiers in London

We are thrilled to support the international premiere of ’The Last Day’ (Ultima zi), a people's favourite in Romania, in the presence of director Gabriel Achim and screenwriter Cosmin Manolache. The gala screening will close the Discovery section of the East End Film Festival at Rich Mix on June 18th.  The story...

18/06/2017 @ Rich Mix Cinema
The Romanian Cinematheque is doing “Eastern Business”

The Romanian Cinematheque is doing “Eastern Business”

The series of new Romanian productions presented at our Cinematheque resumes en force with the UK premiere of “Eastern Business” (Afacerea Est), the irresistibly funny, bittersweet comedy directed by Igor Cobileanski,  which portrays two very different characters, a choir singer and a construction worker, drawn together by...

07/06/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Documents of Youth: Teenage Drama 'The World Is Mine' at the Romanian Cinematheque

Documents of Youth: Teenage Drama 'The World Is Mine' at the Romanian Cinematheque

We are excited to host, at our Cinematheque, one of the most praised debuts of the last years, Nicolae Constantin Tănase’s disturbing, pessimistic 'The World is Mine'. The intensity of the performances, the documentary-like realism and the relevance of the topic make it one of the most poignant films about growing up in the...

26/04/2017 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
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