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Subject: Special Events part of the 'Revolution in Realism. The New Romanian Cinema' season | 6, 7 & 8 June, BFI Southbank
From: Romanian Cultural Institute London
Special Events part of the 'Revolution in Realism. The New Romanian Cinema' season | 6, 7 & 8 June, BFI Southbank
All you wanted to know about Romanian cinema and you're afraid to ask!
Don't miss the opening gala, the Q&A, the talks and the exhibition part of the 'Revolution in Realism', our season of Romanian film at the BFI Southbank!
6 June, 18.10 | BFI Reuben Library
Talk: The Romanian New Wave in Context
This special event provides an opportunity to explore the historical, political, social and cultural contexts that have fed into the films of the Romanian New Wave. The illustrated presentations from key experts including film critic and scholar Andrei Gorzo, prof Dominique Nasta, author of 'Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle' and journalist Nick Roddick will be followed by a lively discussion. Tickets £6.50
6 – 28 June | BFI Southbank Atrium – free
Photo Exhibition: Freeze Frame by Silviu GheţiePhotographer Silviu Gheție has spent more than 10 years on the sets of the Romanian New Wave, managing to capture some amazing moments in the making of a cultural phenomenon. His exhibition at the BFI Southbank includes snapshots from 'Aferim!' and 'Everybody in our Family' by Radu Jude, 'Love Sick' by Tudor Giurgiu, 'Boogie' by Radu Muntean, 'If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle' and 'Box' by Florin Șerban, and 'Loverboy' by Cătălin Mitulescu. Take the opportunity to question him about this fabulous experience!
7 June, 18.00 | BFI NFT1
Gala screening: Aferim! + Q&A with lead actor Teodor Corban and screenwriter Florin Lăzărescu, plus director Radu Jude on skypeThe 'Revolution in Realism: The New Romanian Cinema' season opens with the gala screening of 'Aferim!', one of the most original films of the so-called Romanian New Wave. Lead actor Teodor Corban and screenwriter Florin Lăzărescu come to London for the Q&A session, while director Radu Jude will answer the questions on Skype. The event will be followed by a reception offered by the Embassy of Romania. With live music by DJ Nico de Transilvania. Drinks provided by Recaș Wines and Timișoreana Beer. Tickets (screening, Q&A and reception): £16.00
8 June, 18.10 | BFI NFT3
Talk: The New Romanian Cinema: A Critic's PerspectiveInfluential critic Geoff Andrew, the curator of the 'Revolution in Realism. The New Romanian Cinema' season at the BFI Southbank, reveals why the Romanian filmmaking of the last decade is so rewarding and exciting. Using clips both from the films in the season and the accompanying Cristi Puiu Retrospective, he'll cast a critic's eye on the development of a distinctive but pleasingly varied approach to notions of 'realist' storytelling. Tickets £6.50
'Revolution in Realism. The New Romanian Cinema' (2-30 June 2016) is a programme organised by the British Film Institute (BFI) in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute in London
Institutional partner: Embassy of Romania to the United Kingdom
With the kind support of: Vodafone, DNS Associates, BlueAir, Eastlines-discounted parcels, Râşnov Historical Film Festival
Special thanks to Sir George Iacobescu CBE, Chairman and CEO, Canary Wharf Group
Video production by: Multi Media Est
Campaign & design by: Rusu + Borțun Brand Growers
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