Festivalul de Film Ceau, Cinema! Ediția a 11-a

Ceau, Cinema! is a film festival dedicated to European cinema and which traditionally takes place in mid-July in Timisoara. The festival started in 2014 with a pilot edition, and since then it has become a landmark on the cultural agenda of the city. 

The festival runs for four or five days, in several spaces at the same time (cinemas or alternative spaces). The selection includes around 40 films, divided into various sections: Competition (dedicated to films made by filmmakers from countries that have traditional minorities in Banat), retrospectives, Focus, Open-Air Screenings, Local Films (dedicated to filmmakers from Banat region), Ceau, Junior! (dedicated to children), Doc-minica (dedicated to documentaries), Special Screenings.

Also, the festival organizes workshops, debates, masterclasses, meetings with filmmakers, exhibitions, book launches.


Five masterpieces of classical Italian cinema, made by famous directors such as Federico Fellini, Vittorio de Sica, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Michelangelo Antonioni and Roberto Rossellini, can be seen during special screenings at Cinema Timis in Timisoara, between May and July 2024, organised in partnership by Ceau, Cinema! and the Italian Institute of Culture in Bucharest.

The films are screened in restored 4K or 2K versions, presented in world premiere in recent years at major festivals, and are part of a series of warm-up events before the 11th edition of Ceau, Cinema!, which will take place between July 17 and 21 in Timisoara.

Ceau, Cinema! is a festival dedicated to European cinema, organised by the Pelicula Cultural Association.

Partner: Cinema Timis
Sponsors: Groupama Asigurari, Vitas Romania

Proiectul face parte din Programul cultural național „Timișoara – Capitală Europeană a Culturii în anul 2023” și este finanțat prin programul Legacy Timișoara 2023, derulat de Centrul de Proiecte al Municipiului Timișoara, cu sume alocate de la bugetul de stat, prin bugetul Ministerului Culturii.