Marina Gera won the International Emmy Award for her performance in Eternal Winter directed by Attila Szász. This makes her the first Hungarian Emmy Award winner in the history of International Emmys.
Zoltán Nagy’s harassment drama, developed and produced in the frame of the Fund’s Incubator Programme, will be premiered in the prestigious First Feature Competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
The 2019 Denver Film Festival is pleased to honor acclaimed Hungarian director György Pálfi with a three-film tribute, including his latest work, His Master’s Voice. Over the course of five feature films, Pálfi has built a solid international reputation based on raw talent and bold originality.
Attila Hartung’s Generation Z drama, FOMO will be on show at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s youth and children’s program ‘Just Film’, Filmfestival Cottbus’ ‘U18 Youth Competition’ and Kiev V4 Film Forum to be held in November.
A mining thriller was made into film in the Transylvanian mountains. At heart of the story lurk the regime change, child trafficking, and all the tensions that accumulated in the small towns inhabited by Hungarians and Romanians for the past twenty years.
Béla Bagota’s Transylvania set debut feature, Valan – Valley of Angels, a suspenseful and heart-wrenching psychological thriller, will be premiered at Warsaw Film Festival’s 1-2 Competition.
At the meeting of the Hungarian Oscar Selection Committee held on the 3rd September, it was announced that Hungary will enter Barnabás Tóth’s THOSE WHO REMAINED, “a lyrical story of the healing power of love in the midst of conflict, loss and trauma”, to be considered for nomination in the “Academy Awards - Best International Film” category.
6 Hungarian films will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo awards at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival. 25 years after its original release, SÁTÁNTANGÓ, which received 4K digital restoration, will be also shown at Sarajevo, the leading film festival in the region.
Between 4-11 September 2019, the Hungarian National Film Fund is organizing the 3rd Budapest Classics Film Marathon, the prominent international film festival of the Hungarian capital.
Réka Szabó is a filmmaker and choreographer and acts in both roles in ‘The Euphoria of Being’, where she brings together two women, they rehearse together the dance-theatre performance ‘The Euphoria of Being’ premiered in January 2019 in Budapest.