European Film Festival in Romania moves online for this year’s edition


In this extraordinary context, the 24th edition of the European Film Festival migrates from cinemas to online and is scheduled to take place June 8-21, on two platforms: from 8 to 16 June on the platform and from 17 to 21 June on the TIFF Unlimited platform.

24.FFE comes with a selection of European short films (EUShorts) curated by Andrei Tănăsescu, the artistic director of this edition (newly appointed in the programming board of Venice Days / Giornate degli Autori, the independent lineup that runs alongside the Venice Film Festival) and with a vast collection of films made by Romanian directors in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic (Cinem@casa).

Cinem@casa - FFE continues the tradition of inviting Romanian directors to take over the symbolic role of ambassadors of European cinema, and this year we invited several Romanian directors to shoot short films inspired by the new quarantine reality. 21 directors welcomed the assignment and commented cinematically their confinement time: Alexandru Solomon, Alina Manolache, Andra Tarara & David Schwartz, Andrei Inizian, Bogdan Mureșanu, Bogdan Theodor Olteanu, Laura Pop, Marius Olteanu, Matei Branea, Matei Monoranu , Mona Nicoară & Edin Vélez, Paul Negoescu & Ana Drăghici, Radu Jude, Ruxandra Ghițescu, Sofia Neleaga, Teona Galgoțiu, Vlad Petri and Vlad Popa.

Starting with June 8, these films will be showed (one per day) on the platform, and between 17-21 on TIFF Unlimited platform.


EUShorts - brings to the public's attention a selection of European short films, a true panorama of European multiculturalism and film creativity, of the issues, concerns and aspirations of Europe.

The European short films will be available on TIFF Unlimited platform between June 17-21, and the full program is available at the link above.


The European Film Festival is organized by the Romanian Cultural Institute, with the support of the European Commission Representation in Romania, under the aegis of EUNIC Romania, in partnership with the embassies and cultural centres of European countries. 

The European Film Festival is a project initiated in 1996, by the Delegation of the European Commission in Romania, to celebrate Europe’s Day, on 9th of May.