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.

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
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

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'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
'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
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