Romanian Film Nights

Romanian Films Nights is back for its second season from 22-24 February 2018 at The Yard. 

Romanian Film Nights is a project founded by three Romanian fellows living and working in Dubai with the common passion for film. The project is non-profit and aims to generate awareness about Romanian culture and its identity and showcase the latest in Romanian film. This year, the Romanian Film Nights will feature three critically acclaimed films starting with The Anniversary by Dan Chisu, followed by Two Lottery Tickets by Paul Negoescu and finalizing the program with Billion Star Hotel by Alecs Nastoiu.

The program is hosted by Alserkal Avenue and co-presented by Cinema Akil. 

Find out more about the screenings:

22 February | 7:30PM

Billion Star Hotel

2016 | Romania | Romanian | Drama | PG | 92 min

Director: Alecs Nastoiu

A little homeless boy, learns how things are going in real life, from his mentor, Papa Rudi.


23 February | 7PM

Two Lottery Tickets (Doua Lozuri)

Directed by: Paul Negoescu

2016 | Romania | Romanian | Comedy | PG | 86 min 

Dinel, Sile and Pompiliu, three men from a provincial town, win the big lottery prize, but very soon the lottery

ticket gets lost, so the three characters start a journey to recover it.


24 February | 7PM

The Anniversary  (Aniversarea)

Directed by: Dan Chisu

2017 | Romania | French, Romanian | Drama | PG | 100 min 


At Radu Maligan's 94th anniversary the family members and the former colleagues of the old man come to his birthday party. Everything gets complicated when half of the guests try to convince Radu to confess his sins to a priest, while the others think that no one should be forced to do something beyond their will.