CLOSER TO THE MOON - UK Premiere
Directed by NAE CARANFIL
Reception - Romanian Embassy
Directed by Igor Cobileanski
PHOTO GALLERY - DEJA VU
Directed by Dan Chisu
FOREST OF THE HANGED
Directed by Liviu Ciulei
BREAKING NEW GROUND presents exciting movies issuing from the effervescent Romanian film industry. Very popular and extremely talented actors and directors will come and join us for the London premieres of their films: director Nae Caranfil (Closer to the Moon), actress Ela Ionescu (The Unsaved), director Dan Chisu and actress Ioana Flora (Deja Vu), actors Victor Rebengiuc and Mariana Mihut (Forest of the Hanged), director Laurentiu Damian (Maria Tanase) and director Stere Gulea (I Am An Old Communist Hag).
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PROGRAMME – LONDON screenings:
Thursday 13 November 2014, 6.15pm, at Curzon Soho
UK Premiere: CLOSER TO THE MOON
Plus Q&A with director Nae Caranfil
Director: Nae Caranfil • Romania 2013 • 112 minutes • Comedy • English with Romanian subtitles
Costume Designer: Doina Levintza
Friday 14 November 2014, 6.30pm, at Curzon Soho
UK Premiere: THE UNSAVED
Plus Q&A with actress Ela Ionescu
Director: Igor Cobileanski • Romania / Republic of Moldova 2013 • 80 minutes • Romanian and Russian, with English subtitles • Romanian title: La limita de jos a cerului
Script: Corneliu Porumboiu, Igor Cobileanski
Saturday 15 November 2014, 6.30pm, at Curzon Soho
UK Premiere: DEJA VU
Plus Q&A with director Dan Chisu and lead actress Ioana Flora
Director: Dan Chisu • Romania 2012 • 74 minutes • Romanian with English subtitles
Sunday 16 November 2014, 4.45pm, at Curzon Soho
UK Premiere: FOREST OF THE HANGED
Plus Q&A with lead actor Victor Rebengiuc & actress Mariana Mihut
Director: Liviu Ciulei • Romania 1964 • 157 minutes • Romanian with English subtitles • Romanian title: Padurea spanzuratilor
Script: Titus Popovici; based on Liviu Rebreanu’s novel of the same title
PROGRAMME – LIVERPOOL screening:
Friday 21 November 2014, 6.15pm, at The Heath Business & Technical Park
UK Premiere: MARIA TANASE & MEMORIES OF BUCHAREST
Plus Q&A with director Laurentiu Damian
Director: Laurentiu Damian • Romania 1986 • 33 minutes • Documentary • Romanian with English subtitles
MEMORIES OF BUCHAREST
Director: Radu Gabrea • Romania 1970 • 70 minutes • Documentary • Romanian with English subtitles • Romanian title: Amintiri bucurestene
PROGRAMME – EDINBURGH screening:
Tuesday 16 December 2014, 6.00pm, at Filmhouse
I AM AN OLD COMMUNIST HAG
Plus Q&A with director Stere Gulea
Director: Stere Gulea • Romania 2013 • 94 minutes • English and Romanian with English subtitles (advised 16) • Romanian title: Sunt o baba comunista!
The Romanian Film Festival in London is organised by Profusion International Creative Consultancy, in partnership with The National Centre of Cinematography in Romania and Curzon Cinemas.
This project is supported by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs - The Department for Romanians Abroad.
The event is supported by Embassy of Romania to the UK, ROMANi-ONLiNE.co.uk, Romania Gateway 2018 and Filmhouse.