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.

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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
The Beheaded Rooster @ Romanian Cinematheque

The Beheaded Rooster @ Romanian Cinematheque

Romanian Cinematheque continues its series of cinematic landmarks with The Beheaded Rooster (2007), a moving coming of age story set against the tragic backdrop of the WWII. The film narrates the impossible love between a young German from Transylvania and a Jewish girl. The story is placed in a multi-cultural world, which is destroyed by...

27/09/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Meanders @ Romanian Cinematheque

Meanders @ Romanian Cinematheque

We are proud to re-open the Romanian Cinematheque with one of the masterpieces of Romanian cinema,  Meanders (1967), a profound and revolutionary classic by legendary director Mircea Săucan. The film speaks about two different worldviews and approaches to self-fulfillment through an abstract confrontation that leads to concrete...

20/09/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute, 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Return Screening of Somewhere in Palilula

Return Screening of Somewhere in Palilula

  We are delighted to present one of the highlights of this year’s East End Film Festival programme, Somewhere In Palilula, in a special return screening at midday on Saturday 8th September at the RichMix Cinema. Those that missed the film at EEFF 2012 should not miss the chance to experience an utterly spectacular, unique...

08/09/2012 @ Rich Mix Cinema, 35- 47 Bethnal Green Road , London
Legendary Romanian theatre director Silviu Purcărete's debut film premieres in London

Legendary Romanian theatre director Silviu Purcărete's debut film premieres in London

The East End Film Festival will host the UK premiere of Somewhere in Palilula, Silviu Purcărete’s debut feature – a screening not to be missed! Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will host the international premiere on 3 July 2012: "Set in 1960s Romania, this original, artistically stylized movie is a successful...

07/07/2012 @ Rich Mix Cinema
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