European Film Festival 2019
Tuesday 11 June 2019 - 18:00 to Sunday 30 June 2019 - 22:00

A new edition of the European Film Festival (EFF) kicks off in Bucharest next week, with over 55 screenings lined up between 11 and 23 June - fiction films, documentaries, shorts both contemporary and classical, providing a platform for understanding the world we live in and our European identity, as well as a possible answer to the question "Where is Europe actually headed?". The festival will then travel to Chișinău, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Târgu Mureș and Sibiu. 

The Bucharest edition of EFF takes place between 11 and 23 June, with screenings all across town, at Cinema Elvire Popesco, Cinema Muzeul Țăranului, Cinema PRO, Cinemateca Eforie, Centrul Ceh, Goethe Institut // Pavilion 32, Balassi Institute, Cervantes Institute and the European Public Space. Some of the screenings will also be accompanied by meetings and talks with actors and directors, concerts, debates and other special events. 

The festival will then travel to Chișinău (Cinematograful Odeon, 21-23 June), Râmnicu Vâlcea (Cinema Geo Saizescu, 21-23 June), Târgu Mureș (Cinematograful Arta, 21-23 June) and Sibiu (Centrul Cultural Ion Besoiu, 28-30 June).

The European Film Festival is organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute with the support of the European Commission Representation and the Information Office of the European Parliament under the aegis of EUNIC Romania, with the support of the embassies and cultural centers of the European countries.

Henry V at EFF

This year, the Bucharest edition of the festival brings a special screening of the Henry V (1989) movie by Kenneth Branagh within the festival's closing gala, on Sunday, 23 June, from 19.30, at the Romanian Peasant Museum Cinema. The screening will be preceded by a musical moment inspired by the Henry V suite, performed by the Serbian band EYOT. Find out more

Follow the link below to see the full festival programme.