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Irina Margareta Nistor Private Collection

Irina Margareta Nistor and part of her video cassettes collection


  • București Strada Dumitru Iorgulescu 11, Romania
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  • English

Name of collection

  • Irina Margareta Nistor Collection 

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 10-99
  • video recordings (including oral history recordings): 10-99

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • national

Date of founding

  • 1985

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content

Important events in the history of the collection

Access type

  • visits by appointments


  • Călugăreanu, Ilinca. 2015. Chuck Norris versus Communism. Documentary film 

Author(s) of this page

  • Petrescu, Cristina
  • Pătrăşconiu, Cristian Valeriu


Cinemagia. 2016. “Ana Maria Moldovan, interpreta Irinei Margareta Nistor în Chuck Norris vs Communism: ‘Tata a fost închis [în comunism] pentru că [...] a încercat să îndrepte niște lucruri’” (Ana Maria Moldovan, the actress who played Irina Margareta Nistor in Chuck Norris vs Communism: ‘Father was imprisoned [under communism] because he tried to do things right). Last modified June 21. Accessed June 29, 2017.

Gillet, Kit. 2014. “The voice that brought Hollywood films to communist Romania’s TV screens.” The Guardian, December 25. Accessed June 29, 2017.

Călugăreanu. Ilinca. 2014. “VHS vs Communism.” The New York Times – The Opinion Pages, February 17. Accessed June 29, 2017.

Florescu, Remus. 2014. “’Chuck Norris vs Comunism’ sau cum a câştigat Irina Nistor lupta cu Ceauşescu” (‘Chuck Norris vs Communism or how did Irina Nistor win the fight with Ceaușescu). Adevărul de Cluj-Napoca, July 28. Accessed June 29, 2017.

Nistor, Irina Margareta, interview by Pătrăşconiu, Cristian Valeriu , December 16, 2016. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-02-06 19:56:56