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

Stere Gulea’s “Fox-Hunter” at the Romanian Cinematheque

Stere Gulea’s “Fox-Hunter” at the Romanian Cinematheque

2013’s Romanian Cinematheque series ends with the screening of an unsettling drama -“Fox-Hunter” (“Vulpe-vânător”), one of the first Romanian feature films portraying life under terror during Ceauşescu’s dictatorship. The screening is part of Repression and Exile, Remembering the Fall of Communism in...

16/12/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PH
 The First Ever Romanian Feature Film,

The First Ever Romanian Feature Film, "The War for Independence", in Barbican's Silent Film Series

Right on the National Day of Romania, we celebrate the birth of our cinema with an exceptional screening of the first full length feature, "The War for Independence" ("Independenţa României", 1912) presented in the Barbican Cinema's Silent Film series. Depicting the war between Romania and the...

01/12/2013 @ Barbican Cinema

"Trajan 1900". British Star Richard Johnson Introduces Mircea Drăgan's Film "The Column" at the Romanian Cinematheque

In Romanian with English subtitles. “Columna” ("The Column"), a grand cinematic chronicle presenting one of the most consequential moments in European history, screens at the Romanian Cinemateque in the presence of its leading star Richard Johnson. The screening is part of “Trajan 1900”, a celebration of...

21/11/2013 @ Romanian Cultural Institute
Special Screening:

Special Screening: "Wild Carpathia" III

The third and last episode in the popular "Wild Carpathia" series takes us to Northern Romania and the Maramureş - one of the most picturesque regions in The Carpathians. Presenter Charlie Ottley and his companions also explore the scenic views of Moldova and Bucovina, where they marvel at the Painted Monasteries. The trip...

11/11/2013 @ ICR London
Romanian heavyweights at the 57th edition of the BFI London Film Festival

Romanian heavyweights at the 57th edition of the BFI London Film Festival

In its fourth year, our partnership with the British Film Institute brings to London 2013’s best Romanian films and helmers for a series of illuminating events.    Join us for the screening of 2013 Golden Bear winner "Child’s Pose" ("Poziţia copilului"), followed by a conversation with director...

10 - 15/10/2013 @ BFI London Film Festival
Special Screening:

Special Screening: "Aurel Vlaicu", by Mircea Drăgan

Join us in the celebration of one of the world’s most enigmatic and daring pioneers of flight, Aurel Vlaicu. The opening of the exhibition Romanians Against Gravity: Aurel Vlaicu, Flight Daredevil, commemorating 100 years from the death of the legendary aviator, will also include the screening of Mircea Dragan’s touching...

24/09/2013 @ ICR London
Wild Carpathia 2: From the Mountains To The Sea

Wild Carpathia 2: From the Mountains To The Sea

Join us for a preview screening of Wild Carpathia 2: From The Mountains To The Sea, a hymn to Romania’s natural beauty and cultural richness, hailed as the most beautiful cinematic travelogue about Romania. The events is organised by the Embassy of Romania and the Romanian Cultural Institute in London, with the support of the European...

22/07/2013 @ ICR Londra
Special Screening: Of Snails And Men (Despre oameni si melci) premieres in London. Director Tudor Giurgiu and leading actress Monica Birladeanu will attend

Special Screening: Of Snails And Men (Despre oameni si melci) premieres in London. Director Tudor Giurgiu and leading actress Monica Birladeanu will attend

Romanian box office hit Of Snails and Men will have its much awaited London premiere on 18 July, at the Gate Picturehouse cinema, in the presence of acclaimed director Tudor Giurgiu and beloved actress Monica Birladeanu.  Of Snails and Men is one of the most successful Romanian films of the past decade – Tudor Giurgiu’s...

18/07/2013 @ Gate Picturehouse, Notting Hill
UK Premiere: Rocker at the East End Film Festival 2013 (screening+Q&A with lead actor)

UK Premiere: Rocker at the East End Film Festival 2013 (screening+Q&A with lead actor)

The fifth consecutive collaboration with our friends from the East End Film Festival brings to London one of the most anticipated Romanian films of 2013: Marian Crisan’s Rocker. Victor is a former rebel without a cause still eluded by dreams of a conventional life. His conceited, heroin addict son dreams of making it with his...

08/07/2013 @ Rich Mix, London
Tudor Giurgiu’s Of Snails And Men debuts at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

Tudor Giurgiu’s Of Snails And Men debuts at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013

The Edinburgh International Film Festival continues its love affair with Romanian cinema – at this year's 67th edition Tudor Giurgiu will present for the first time in the UK his newest feature Of Snails and Men (Despre oameni si melci). This production brings you the story of a group of workers employed by a now bankrupt factory,...

28 - 29/06/2013 @ Edinburgh
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