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

Wild Carpathia II: Exclusive Screening at BAFTA

Wild Carpathia II: Exclusive Screening at BAFTA

The sequel of the groundbraking hymn to Transylvanian landscapes, which brings into the frame a journey from the Danube's Iron Gate to its amazing Delta, premiers at BAFTA. The screening is complemented by a gueststar appearance of ethnographer and folklorist Grigore Lese, and a special exhibition by renowned photographer Max Milligan....

05/06/2013 @ The British Academy of Film & Television Arts, London
Tapinarii (The Wood Cutters) @ Romanian Cinematheque. Followed by Q&A with director Ioan Carmazan

Tapinarii (The Wood Cutters) @ Romanian Cinematheque. Followed by Q&A with director Ioan Carmazan

The Romanian Cinematheque presents in May a gripping film about a group of foresters who have to live in the mountains far from their families: The Wood Cutters (Tapinarii), directed by Ioan Cărmăzan. The Wood Cutters is Ioan Carmazan's debut feature, a film that puts forward the director's tendency towards what the film critic...

16/05/2013 @ ICR London
Amza Pellea, one of the most iconic Romanian actors, to be celebrated in London on the 30th anniversary of his death

Amza Pellea, one of the most iconic Romanian actors, to be celebrated in London on the 30th anniversary of his death

We are thrilled to be showing throughout April four of Amza Pellea’s most iconic films defining his screen persona, to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of one Romania’s best and beloved actors. The season is part of the Romanian Cinematheque, our regular showcase of Romanian cinema, and is also a celebration of the...

02 - 25/04/2013 @ ICR London
Adela by Mircea Veroiu @ Romanian Cinematheque

Adela by Mircea Veroiu @ Romanian Cinematheque

The March film at the Romanian Cinematheque is the poetic and visually evocative period drama Adela, by Mircea Veroiu, which won the Grand Prix at the 1985 San Remo Film Festival. Set in 1899, it is a story about one man's acceptance of middle age in the face of a longing for a younger companion. Dr. Codrescu (George Motoi) arrives in a...

21/03/2013 @ ICR London
Warwick Davis and His Guests Discuss one of the Most Extraordinary Stories of Survival: The Seven Dwarves of Auschwitz

Warwick Davis and His Guests Discuss one of the Most Extraordinary Stories of Survival: The Seven Dwarves of Auschwitz

We are proud to team up with the Embassy of Israel for a preview screening of “Warwick Davis: The Seven Dwarves of Auschwitz”, a Chameleon TV production for ITV, which tells the extraordinary story of the Lilliput Troupe, seven dwarf siblings who all survived Auschwitz. The film is based on the book "Giants: The Dwarfs of...

13/03/2013 @ Institutul Cultural Român
The Swords Swallower by Alexa Visarion @ Romanian Cinematheque

The Swords Swallower by Alexa Visarion @ Romanian Cinematheque

The February film at the Romanian Cinematheque is the magnificent and emotional The Swords Swallower by Alexa Visarion, well known for his impressive career as a theatre director. The cast include some of the best and celebrated Romanian actors: Mircea Albulescu, Leopoldina Balanuta, George Constantin, Stefan Iordache, Mitica Popescu, and...

21/02/2013 @ ICR Londra
Gruber’s Journey by Radu Gabrea @ Romanian Cinematheque

Gruber’s Journey by Radu Gabrea @ Romanian Cinematheque

The Romanian Cinematheque reopens in 2013 with the screening of Gruber’s Journey by director Radu Gabrea, to mark the International Holocaust Memorial Day. The film is inspired by “Kaputt”, the novel in which writer and war journalist Curzio Malaparte tells the real story of his visit in Iaşi, Romania. “Directed...

28/01/2013 @ ICR Londra
Morgen, by Marian Crisan @ Romanian Cinematheque

Morgen, by Marian Crisan @ Romanian Cinematheque

The screening will be followed by a Q&A session via skype with director Marian Crişan. The Romanian Cinematheque presents in November one of the most critically-acclaimed Romanian films in the last few years, the masterpiece Morgen, directed by Marian Crişan. One of the most important films in the new Romanian wave, Morgen won...

08/11/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, London
Cult Musical Comedy 'Veronica' @ Romanian Cinematheque

Cult Musical Comedy 'Veronica' @ Romanian Cinematheque

Romanian Cinematheque in London pays tribute to the timeless musical classic Veronica, the most famous children's film in the history of Romanian cinema. Raised to a cult status by generations of young viewers who grew up thrilled by the adventures of Veronica, the film follows an adorable orphan girl on a fantastic journey that teaches her...

27/10/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
Romanian films at the BFI London Film Festival 2012

Romanian films at the BFI London Film Festival 2012

In the last few years, internationally acclaimed Romanian films have been a constant presence on the screens of the world-renowned London Film Festival. This year’s edition makes no exception, as the programme includes two Romanian feature films: Beyond the Hills by Cristian Mungiu, and Everybody in our Family by Radu Jude. Mungiu’s...

11 - 20/10/2012 @ Various cinemas in London
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