Born on March 26, 1957, in Bucharest, Irina–Margareta Nistor graduated the University, as a BA, in 1980, French – English, with her final paper: Cocteau and the Cinema Poetry. The same year she started translating for the Romanian Film Library and the National Television, where she subtitled over 500 movies and produced film shows, such as: Video-Ghid, Series of the Series and Screen, Film Puzzle or Cinema Lexicon, The Universe or the Cartoons or From Comics to Cartoons, for TVR. She voiced-over on VCR over 5000 films from 1985-1996, (topic becoming a documentary by Ilinca Călugăreanu, selected for Sundance, in 2015: Chuck Norris versus Communism).
She conceived a series of cine-documents History repeating itself about 1957, 1958,1959, a portrait of Toma Caragiu, and 2 about D.I.Suchianu, plus a film study about the Impact of Dallas about the Romanians. She took interviews of famous film-makers and ambassadors. She commented live César Nights, Cannes, (The Golden Palm of Cristian Mungiu included), as well as Oscars, BAFTA, EMMY
She filmed Karlovy-Vary, Reims, Stockholm Montreux Festivals, and covers for radio, TV and written press Cannes, Berlin, Namur, Tokyo, San Sebastian, Kishinev, Montreal, London, Roma, Venice, etc.
In 1995 she was a member of the jury for DaKino and in 1996, artistic director of Costineşti Film Festival. Since 2002 she is a selector for DaKino and since 2007 for Anonimul’s shorts. She is the curator for Romanian Film Festivals in Bordeaux and for 9 editions already in Canada. She is a member for different Festival in Romanian and abroad, introducing movies followed by Q &A.
For 12 years she conceives and hosts weekly her Radio Show The Voice of the Movies, Since January 2013, she talks about movies, twice a week in the Morning TV Show ’Neața cu Răzvan și Dani!
In 2006, she published a book about her mentor, a brilliant film critic, under the title Magister — The to be continued story of Master D.I. Suchianu.
Since 2012 she is the Director of The International Psychoanalysis and Film Festival in Bucharest, imported from London.