Ready, Set, Fast Forward!News
2018 was an exciting year for the Hungarian film industry: Kate McKinnon rapped in Hungarian on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith danced on top of the Chain Bridge, as part of his Kek...2019.02.27.
Berlinale: Entropia won the Teddy AwardNews
Flóra Anna Buda’s graduation film, Entropia recieved the Teddy Award for Best Short Film, which is the offical Queer Award at the Berlin International Film Festival.2019.02.19.
A Flat-Out Masterpiece: Restored Sátántangó Debuts at the BerlinaleNews
25 years after its original release, Béla Tarr’s masterpiece has received 4K digital restoration, and the result will be shown for the first time at the Berlin Film Festival this year.2019.02.01.
An Entertaining Journey Through Arts, Action, Humour and GenresNews
The first animated feature to be fully supported by the Hungarian National Film Fund is Ruben Brandt, Collector, a thriller with a unique visual world by Milorad Krstić. After several years of mostly...2019.02.01.
Seven Hours Without a Wasted Moment – How Sátántangó Conquered the WorldNews
Béla Tarr’s marvelous masterpiece, Sátántangó celebrates its 25th anniversary this year: back in 1994, more than 7-hour-long , black-andwhite epos had its international premier at the Berlinale. 25 ye...2019.01.30.
A Woman Who Wants to Live and to Give Life – Interview with Márta MészárosNews
In 1975, Márta Mészáros, the director of ‘Adoption’ (Örökbefogadás), was the first woman to ever win the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival (and in fact it was a decade before the f...2019.01.30.
'The Márta Mészáros Marvel' Adoption at the Berlinale ClassicsNews
2019 sees yet another Hungarian participant at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival’s Berlinale Classics. This year the programme includes Márta Mészáros’ Adoption (Örökbefogadás), which featur...2019.01.30.
"The Perspective of a Creature Who Doesn’t Have the Behavioural Tools Needed to be Loved” – Interview with Luca TóthNews
The new film by Luca Tóth, Mr. Mare is competing at the 69th Berlinal International Film Festival's Berlinale Shorts programme, along with Flóra Anna Buda's MOME graduation short, Entropia.2019.01.30.
"I Don’t Think a Person Works on Just One Single Level" – Interview with Flóra Anna BudaNews
Flóra Anna Buda's MOME graduation short, Entropia, is competing at the 69th Berlinal International Film Festival's Berlinale Shorts programme, along with the new animation film, Mr. Mare, by Luca Tóth...2019.01.30.
Andy Vajna dies at age 74News
Andrew G. Vajna, government film commissioner and producer of blockbusters like Rambo, Terminator, Music Box, founder of the Hungarian National Film Fund, which financed the Oscar winner Son of Saul,...2019.01.21.
Adoption at Berlinale ClassicsNews
The Berlinale Classics programme of the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival will present the restored 4K digital version of Adoption / Örökbefogadás (1975) by director Márta Mészáros, which wo...2019.01.10.
"I Wish an Artificial Intelligence Had Written It" – Interview with György PálfiNews
Taxidermia’s director György Pálfi shot a visually stunning, diverse movie based on Stanislaw Lem’s His Master’s Voice, which had its world premiere in the competition of the A-list Tokyo IFF this fal...2018.12.17.
'Ruben' and 'Sunset' Awarded at Festival de SevillaNews
Hungarian films conquered the juries of the Seville Film Festival, one of the most prestigious European film events. 'Ruben Brandt, Collector' was awarded three prizes, while Hungary’s Oscar entry 'Su...2018.11.19.
‘X - The eXploited’ Awarded at Braunschweig IFFNews
‘X - The eXploited’ crime-drama, the second feature by ’Liza, the Fox-Fairy’ writer-director Károly Ujj Mészáros, won the Volkswagen Financial Services Film Award at the 32nd Braunschweig Internationa...2018.11.13.
"Monogamy Works for Some Couples and doesn’t for Others” – interview with Orsi NagypálNews
It’s been a while since a full-fledged homegrown romantic comedy graced the Hungarian moviescreens, so all eyes are on Open (Nyitva), the very entertaining feature film debut of director Orsi Nagypál....2018.11.13.
"A lump inside me wanted to escape" – interview with Gábor ReiszNews
Four years after For Some Inexplicable Reason, Gábor Reisz has come out with a new film premiering at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival on November 23rd. Bad Poems is more experimenting and hits an e...2018.10.26.
Bronze Student Academy Award to István KovácsNews
A Siege by István Kovács won the Bronze Student Acadamy Awards in the Narrative section. The director excepeted the prize in person at the award ceremony, which was held on Thursday, October 11 at the...2018.10.13.
Hungarian Premiers at Warsaw IFFNews
X-The eXploited; Ruben Brandt, Collector; Lajko-Gypsy in Space; Helix and Pillowface – five Hungarian movies competing at the 34th Warsaw International Film Festival. The popular event will be held in...2018.10.12.
Hungarian World Premiere in PÖFF CompetitionNews
Gabor Reisz’s second feature, Bad Poems, developed at Cannes Residence, has been invited to compete for the Tallinn Grand Prix.2018.10.10.
One Day is Nominated for European Film AwardNews
Zsófia Szilágyi’s Cannes FIPRESCI Prize winning One Day has been nominated for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2018 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young a...2018.10.10.
My 20th Century in the Cinema Rediscovered tourNews
Cinema Rediscovered's 2018 tour continues with My 20th Century, the dazzling new 4K restoration of the 1989 debut feature by the award-winning Hungarian female filmmaker Ildikó Enyedi.2018.10.09.
Premiere: His Master’s Voice in competition at Tokyo IFFNews
György Pálfi’s new film will have its world premiere at the 31th Tokyo International Film Festival. The glamorous A category showcase starts on 25 October. Pálfi and Csaba Polgár leading actor will at...2018.10.01.
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Ruben Brandt, CollectorNews
Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America and Latin America to 'Ruben Brandt, Collector' directed by Milorad Krstic.2018.09.14.