September 21, 2009



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Dear friends and partners, 

You will find here enclosed the 2009 Autumn program-brochure of the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York. The printed version is now available at RCINY.

Coming up: 

Don't miss the encounter with director Corneliu Porumboiu at his New York Film Festival premiere with POLICE, ADJECTIVE, as well as the opportunity to meet leading young Romanian actors working with theatre director Andrei Serban.

Looking forward to see you for these events, 

Corina Suteu
RCINY Director

[Brochure cover by Matei Branea]


MON, Sep 28, 9:15 pm & TUE, Sep 29, 6 pm I Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

For the second time in the last three years, Romania is present in the selection of the New York Film Festival: this year with Corneliu Porumboiu’s new film, "Police, Adjective", which will have its US premiere as part of the main slate of movies presented in the festival. The movie (an IFC Films release in the US) is this year’s winner of the Grand Jury Award and the FIPRESCI Award from the “Un Certain Regard” section at Cannes. It is also the official Romanian nomination for the 2009 Oscars in the foreign film category. The screenings will be followed by Q&A sessions with the director. READ MORE 

MON, October 5, 6:30 pm
 I Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

Andrei Serban Traveling Academy in NYC 
The journey of the Traveling Academy, started in 2007 under the inspiring guidance of acclaimed U.S.-Romanian theatre directorA
ndrei Serban
, continues this year with nine new actors and a second project presented by the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York. Following a two-week summer residency in Romania, and a subsequent workshop in NYC (starting on September 25), Andrei Serban will lead his actors in a public presentation to take place at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center on October 5. The event will be followed by the launch of the album "Andrei Serban. My Journeys. Theatre & Opera", the first retrospective of Serban’s career, in both theatre and opera. READ MORE 

Additional information about these events and our current calendar at

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