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

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
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
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