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 Cinema is celebrated again in East London

Romanian Cinema is celebrated again in East London

East End Film Festival & Cine-East reveal their programme 12 hours of FREE film screenings, workshops, talks, cinema trails and competitions saturating every venue and hidden corner of London’s East End. Over 100 restaurants, bars, galleries, cinemas and cafes will play host to a series of short and feature film screenings,...

01/07/2012 @ Corbet Place Café, Ely’s Yard, 15 Hanbury Street, London
If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle enters UK cinemas

If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle enters UK cinemas

Gala screening and UK release of Florin Serban's If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle at the Curzon Renoir Cinema on 18 May. The film got great critical acclaim upon it's release in 2010, being nominated for the Golden Bear at the 60th Berlin International Film Festival and having won the Jury Grand Prix Silver Bear.   Two weeks...

18/05/2012 @ Curzon Renoir
Unsettling

Unsettling "Red Gloves" at the Romanian Cinematheque

Don't miss Radu Gabrea's latest feature Red Gloves (2010), a poignant story about a young man crushed by the repressive Communist regime.  Adapted from the Romanian-German writer Eginald Schlattner’s autobiographical novel, the film dares to confront the “obsessive decade” (as the ’50s were dubbed in...

10/05/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Special screening and DVD launch of Tuesday, After Christmas

Special screening and DVD launch of Tuesday, After Christmas

A great opportunity to meet director Radu Muntean We are delighted to announce a special screening for the DVD launch of Tuesday, After Christmas, released in the UK by Second Run DVD. The event will be followed by a Q&A session with director Radu Muntean, “one of the Romanian New Wave’s spikiest talents” (Tim Robey,...

09/05/2012 @ Riverside Studios, London
Devil in Paradise: Forest Fruit at the Romanian Cinematheque

Devil in Paradise: Forest Fruit at the Romanian Cinematheque

We invite you to the screening of Alexandru Tatos’ realist film Forest Fruit (1983), which tells a story of deceit and betrayal set up against a background of arcadic beauty. The 17-year-old Amalia (Manuela Boboc), the daughter of a widower lumberjack with many children, falls in love with a soldier. An irresponsible young man, the...

26/04/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
East Meets East: The Romanian New Wave in the Olympic Boroughs

East Meets East: The Romanian New Wave in the Olympic Boroughs

Four internationally-acclaimed Romanian filmmakers are part of an exciting project dedicated to young people from London’s East End. It is a unique and special opportunity to learn from some of the best names in recent Romanian cinema, who will bring their contribution to the community’s development in the Olympic boroughs. The...

23/04 - 06/07/2012 @ Romanian Cultural Institute London and Four Corners
A Romanian Silent Classic at the Barbican

A Romanian Silent Classic at the Barbican

A silent love story meets reinterpreted retro music at the famous Barbican Cinema. The silent Romanian masterpiece Manasse comes to London in a delightful event, with live musical accompaniment by the spellbinding and refined Minima, as a result of the ongoing partnership between the Romanian Cultural Institute in London and the Barbican. The...

25/03/2012 @ Barbican Centre Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS
Communism, Humour and Urban Myths:  A Screening of Tales from the Golden Age

Communism, Humour and Urban Myths: A Screening of Tales from the Golden Age

In his first film after winning the Palm D’Or at Cannes for 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days, Cristian Mungiu wrote the script for a quirky and engaging series of Tales from the Golden Age, screened as part of the Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. The title refers to the alleged "Golden Age" (coined by...

22/03/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
 100 Lei @ Romanian Cinematheque

100 Lei @ Romanian Cinematheque

Don’t miss out the rare occasion to see legendary director Mircea Săucan’s 100 Lei (1973), one of the best films in the history of Romanian cinema.  Romania | 105 min | dir: Mircea Saucan | cast: Ion Dichiseanu, Dan Nuţu, Ileana Popovici, Violeta Andrei. In Romanian with English subtitles 100 Lei tells...

23/02/2012 @ 1 Belgrave Square, SW1X 8PH
Ready Steady Doc! festival featuring two Romanian documentaries

Ready Steady Doc! festival featuring two Romanian documentaries

This year's EUNIC documentary festival entitled Ready, Steady, Doc! brings together 14 films about sports from 12 European countries, to coincide with the 2012 Olympic Games. Discover our inspirational proposals: Australia, directed by Claudiu Mitcu, and From Romania with Love, directed by Rene Eckert. The screening will be preceded by...

20/02/2012 @ Ciné lumière, Institut Français
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