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News 2010

Nov29

Jancsó film at Cairo competition

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odaazigazsSO MUCH FOR JUSTICE, world famous Miklós Jancsó’s latest feature competes at the 34th Cairo IFF.
EAST SIDE STORIES, a new omnibus film project by four Hungarian auteurs takes part in the Digital Competition, whose jury includes Ágnes Kocsis.

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Nov23

Malaga honoured Hungarians

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1_kerekesvica20th jubilee Festival de Cine Fantástico organized by the University of Malaga awarded Pater Sparow’s feature debut 1 and Roland Vranik’s dystopian drama Transmission.

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Nov18

Hungarian films at Black Nights

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bibliotheque_partADRIENN PÁL, BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL and MAMA will be on show at the 14th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, the highlight of Estonia’s film calendar.

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Nov15

Seville Prizes to TENDER SON

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mundruczok_2010Special Jury Prize and Best Director of Photography Award went to TENDER SON - THE FRANKENSTEIN-PROJECT by Kornél Mundruczó at Seville European Film Festival, the biggest cinematic event in Spain.

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Nov04

ADRIENN PÁL in L.A.

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paal_adrienn1AFI Fest premieres Ágnes Kocsis 2nd feature in its prestigious New Auteurs selection in the US.

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Nov03

Short Awards

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eerintees_clFerenc Cakó’s TOUCH won Valladolid Seminci’s Silver Spike, while the Best Fiction award of the Bergamo Cortopotere short contest went to László Nemes for THE COUNTERPART.

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Nov02

"Kornél Mundruczó’s thwarted humanism"

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mundruczok_2010Bratislava IFF devotes its Profile to Kornél Mundruczó

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Oct27

20th Jubilee

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pall_adriennFilmFestival Cottbus premieres Ágnes Kocsis’ ADRIENN PÁL in Germany. The leading fest of Eastern European Cinema screens works by Pici Pápai, Benedek Fliegauf, Diana Groó and Kornél Mundruczó. Co-production Market selected new projects by Gyula Nemes and József Pacskovszy.

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Oct25

Jihlava

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szirtes_jihlava14th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival shows András Szirtes works in a retrospective, Gyula Nemes’ NEGATIVE HISTORY OF HUNGARIAN CINEMA and Júlia Szederkényi’s CAVE are in competition.
István Nagy and Péter Forgács are among this year’s Silver Eye nominees.

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Oct21

4 Hungarian Premieres in Brussels

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puskaas_hungaryWHITE PALMS, ADRIENN PÁL, HUNKY BLUES, PUSKÁS HUNGARY – BOZAR, Brussels’ Centre for Fine Arts hosts the Belgian premiere of highly acclaimed Hungarian films in "Cinema Troika".

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Oct18

Gold Plaque to Márta Mészáros

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meeszaaros_marta_100Chicago IFF honoured Márta Mészáros for her long and distinguished career in the international cinema on the occasion of the US premiere of her latest feature, THE LAST REPORT ON ANNA.

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Oct12

London Film Festival

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paal_adrienn3Ágnes Kocsis' ADRIENN PÁL and Benedek Fliegauf's WOMB enriche London Film Festivals' Cinema Europa, a cinematic journey across a continent.

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Oct10

Hungarians at Ghent IFF

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tender_sonKornél Mundruczó’s TENDER SON in main competition and Ágnes Kocsis in the jury - Belgium’s leading cinematic event, held between 12-23 October, shows four outstanding Hungarian feature films.

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Oct10

Márta Mészáros, the poet of Hungarian cinema

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meeszaaros_maartaViareggio EuropaCinema Award of the President of the Provincia of Lucca to Márta Mészáros

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Oct10

Miklós Jancsó: a cinema legend

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jancso_miklos_2010Viareggio EuropaCinema Award of the President of the Culture of the Tuscan Region to Miklós Jancsó

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Oct06

5 Hungarian films at Warsaw IFF

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paal_adrienn1Latest works by Ágnes Kocsis, Szabolcs Hajdu, Robert Pejo and Adam Császi are on show at the 26th Warsaw IFF. Poland’s leading film event hosts the European premiere of CHILDREN OF THE GREEN DRAGON, Bence Miklauzic’s new feature.
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Oct06

Bucharest focuses on Hungary

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maestroHungary is the Guest Country at the 5th edition of Anim’est International Animation Film Festival. This is an opportunity for the Bucharest audience to follow some of the best animated Hungarian films, both feature length and short, a best of collection from the national filmography of one of the most important animated film producers in Central and Eastern Europe.

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Oct04

World Premiere in Pusan

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a_zold_sBence Miklauzic’s second feature, CHILDREN OF THE GREEN DRAGON will be premiered in the Flash Forward Competition of 15th Pusan IFF. The leading Asian film event screens Hungary’s official Oscar entry BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL as well.

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Oct04

Awarded Cinematographers

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bibliotheque_p_mainOstrava Kamera Oko’s Main Prize went to András Nagy for BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL and the Jury’s Special Mention recognized Mátyás Erdély for TENDER SON.

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Sep29

Tarr Retrospective in Kaunas

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tarr_2005_2Kaunas International Film Festival in cooperation with Magyar Filmunió and Hungarian Cultural Institute in Tallinn will present a retrospective of the famous and unique Hungarian filmmaker and screenwriter Béla Tarr. The organisers are glad to announce that Béla Tarr has confirmed his participation in person at the Kaunas Film Festival.

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Sep27

Interfilm Jury recognizes ADRIENN PAL in Riga

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pall_adriennThe Latvian capital’s largest international film festival, Arsenals recognizes Ágnes Kocsis’ second feature, ADRIENN PAL. Hungary’s entry for the European Film Awards is currently on show at Zürich IFF and Festival do Rio.

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Sep27

EFA nominates HERE I AM

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szimler_balint_portre2Bálint Szimler’s Cannes Cinéfondation title was awarded at Drama Film Festival. The Prix Drama assures a direct nomination for the European Film Academy Short Film Award 2010.

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Sep20

Fliegauf in Reykjavik

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fliegauf_benedek2010_100Reykjavik IFF’s new section Emerging Master shows Benedek Fliegauf’s FOREST, DEALER and WOMB. The cinematic event hosted by Iceland’s capital city screens György Fehér’s legendary classic, TWILIGHT from 1990.
Recent Hungarian co-productions round up the strong Hungarian presence at the Reykjavik IFF this year.

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Sep15

ADRIENN PÁL on the circuit

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paal_adrienn1Riga Arsenals International Film Forum and Zürich Film Festival show Ágnes Kocsis’ second feature in main competition. The Hungarian-Dutch-Austrian-French co-production was awarded by the Cannes FIPRESCI Jury in May.

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Sep14

CineFantasy honours Hungarian first features

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1_zongoraSao Paulo’s 5th CineFantasy dedicated to fantastic cinema awarded 1 directed by Pater Sparrow and Krisztián Károly Köves’ DEATHWALTZ.

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Sep12

Mostra success

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essentialkillingJózsef Berger’s Budapest-based company Mythberg Films enjoyed success at the 67th Venice Film Festival with its co-production ESSENTIAL KILLING by Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski. The film scooped double honours with the Special Jury Prize and the Volpi Cup for Best Actor (Vincent Gallo).

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Sep10

ADRIENN PÁL for EFA Nominations

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pall_adrienn2010 EFA list announced: Ágnes Kocsis’ ADRIENN PÁL is among the 46 titles on the European Film Academy's pre-selection list for upcoming European Film Award nominations.

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Sep09

Split honours Jancsó

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jancsomiklos2010The Special Festival Award 2010 for the outstanding contribution to the artistic development of the moving image goes to celebrated Hungarian film director Miklos Jancsó.
The International Festival of New Film’s 2010 edition is enriched by György Pálfi’s, Sándor Kardos’ and Dénes Nagy’s recent work.

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Sep07

BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL is the official Hungarian entry for the upcoming Academy Awards

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bibliotheque111At the meeting of the Hungarian Selection Committee for Academy Awards Entry held on the 7th September, it was announced that Hungary will enter BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL by Szabolcs Hajdu for consideration for the Best Foreign Language Film of the Year.

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Sep03

Toronto

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tender_sonThe 35th Toronto IFF premieres the latest features by Benedek Fliegauf and Kornél Mundruczó in North America. EFP’s Film Sales Support assists the marketing campaign of TENDER SON while T PROJECT, György Pálfi’s planned co-production will be presented to Canadian producers by Katapult Film in Producers Lab, the new EFP initiative.

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Sep01

BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL conquers Paris

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bibliotheque_pascal_latexL’Etrange festival hosted by Forum des Images premieres Szabolcs Hajdu’s latest feature in France.
Helsinki Love&Anarchy and Fesival do Rio will also show the outstanding Hungarian-German coproduction in September.

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Aug30

Audience Award to 1

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1_kerekesvicaPrague Fresh Film Fest’s audience awarded Pater Sparrow’s directorial debut feature, the Hungarian sci-fi movie 1 based on Stanislaw Lem’s One Human Minute.

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Aug23

Hungarian Premieres at Montreal WFF

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koloraadoo1Montreal World Film Festival shows KOLORADO KID, QUESTION IN DETAILS and VESPA.
András Vágvölgyi B.’s KOLORADO KID has been invited to compete for the fest’s prominent Golden Zenith, the main prize of the First Films World Competition.

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Aug10

Hungarian co-production at the Venice Mostra

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essentialkillingJerzy Skolimowski’s ESSENTIAL KILLING coproduced by Budapest-based Mythberg Films to premiere in competition at the 67th Venice Film Festival beginning on 1st September.

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Aug04

Salento Awards Hungarian Shorts

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nemes_j_l_100THE COUNTERPART by László Nemes and TELL YOUR CHILDREN by András Salamon were among the award winners of Salento Finibus Terrae festival’s 8th edition.

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Aug01

Young Hungarians triumph Sarajevo fest

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szarajevo10Mundruczó, Hajdu, Bogdán, Kenyeres – Young Hungarian filmmakers collected altogether five awards at the 16th Sarajevo Film Festival, the region’s high-profile cinematic event in the Bosnian capital.

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Jul27

Honorary Award for Tarr

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tarr_2005Czech Summer Film School presents a complete retrospective of Béla Tarr’s work.
The Association of Czech Film Clubs (ACFK), as the main organizer of the event, recognizes Tarr with the Honorary Award for Lifetime Achievement in World Cinema.

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Jul25

Melbourne fest shows BIBLOTHEQUE PASCAL

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bibliotheque_partAustralia's most critically acclaimed international film festival, the 59th Melbourne IFF premieres Szabolcs Hajdu’s latest feature.

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Jul20

Hajdu, Kocsis and Mundruczó for the Heart of Sarajevo

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hajduszabolcs_100Record-breaking number of Hungarian filmmakers have been invited to South-Eastern Europe’s key cinema event, the Sarajevo Film Festival beginning on 23rd July. Beside the competition films, the CineLink development workshop also hosts a record number of Hungarian projects this year.

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Jul14

Fliegauf for Locarno Pardo d’Oro

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fliegauf_benedek2010_100Benedek Fliegauf’s first English language feature film, WOMB, has been invited to compete for the prestigious Golden Leopard of the 63rd Locarno festival.
MORGEN, Marian Crisan’s first feature co-produced by Hungarian Katapult Film is also among the 18 titles competing at the lakeside Swiss festival between 4-14 August.

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Jul13

FanTasia fest shows 1

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1_kerekesvicaPater Sparrow feature debut, 1, will have its North American premiere at FanTasia, Montreal high-profile genre film festival.

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Jul05

Maremetraggio Award for Géza M. Tóth

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mama_100MAMA, a Hungarian short film directed by Géza M. Tóth won the CEI Award of the Maremetraggio festival in Trieste, Italy.

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Jun28

BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL for the LUX Prize

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bibliotheque_orsiThe ten feature films pre-selected to compete for European Parliament LUX Prize, have been unveiled at the Brussels Film Festival.
Szabolcs Hajdu’s BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL is among the contenders.

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Jun25

TENDER SON competes at Filmfest München

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tenderson_viragThe German premiere of Kornél Mundruczó’s TENDER SON - THE FRANKENSTEIN PROJECT will be hosted by Germany’s largest summer film festival, Filmfest Münichen. The new Mundruczó film is one of the 14 movies nominated for Arri-Zeiss Award for Best Foreign Film.

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Jun22

Hajdu and Pálfi for the Iris Award

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nem_vagyok_plakatBrussels Flagey hosted European film festival invited the latest feature films by Szabolcs Hajdu and György Pálfi to compete for the Golden Iris Award.

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Jun21

Check the Gate

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checkthegate3rd Hungarian Film Showcase in London between 24-28 June

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Jun16

Márta Mészáros’ latest feature for Moscow Saint George

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utolso_jelentes_a100THE LAST REPORT ON ANNA, a film by Márta Mészáros competes at Moscow film fest beginning on 17 June. Robert Pejó’s THE CAMERA MURDERER and Srdjan Karanovic’ BESA, two Hungarian co-productions take part of the A-category contest held in the Russian capital as well.

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Jun15

BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL’s US Premiere

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bibliothequepascal_mainThe annual Los Angeles Film Festival presents Szabolcs Hajdu’s Hungarian Film Week Main Prize Winner BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL. The world-class event presented by L.A. Times shows Kenyeres Bálint’ short, THE HISTORY OF AVIATION as well.

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Jun14

Two Hungarian Films at Edinburgh

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a_vaagyakozaasThe 64th Edinburgh IFF hosts the UK premiere of József Pacskovszky's THE DAYS OF DESIRE. Sándor Csukás' directorial debut, BIRTHDAY enriches the short film program of Scotland's high-profile cinematic event.

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Jun08

CZUKOR SHOW for Shanghais Golden Goblet Award

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czukorshTamás Dömötör's second feature set in a "problem-solving" talk-show competes at SIFF, China's only A-category film festival. The international premiere will be held on 14 June at the glamorous showcase of the Chinese metropolis.

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Jun07

10 Animations from Hungary in Annecy

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log_n_jam100Annecy Festival is celebrating its 50th birthday, 10 animations from Hungary are on show.

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Jun01

Hungarian Day in Cluj

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puskaas_felirattalSurprise Screenings, CAT CITY 2, CHAMELEON, I’M NOT YOUR FRIEND, LOST TIMES, PUSKAS HUNGARY, TRANSMISSION and THE MUZSIKÁS STORY enrich the 9th Transilvania IFF, Romania’s number one cinematic event.

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May24

FIPRESCI honours Kocsis in Cannes

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kocsis_agnes_100Cannes FIPRESCI jury presented the Un Certain Regard Prize of the International Critics to the Hungarian film ADRIENN PÁL directed by Ágnes Kocsis.

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May10

Newsletter - May 2010

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May09

Open Eyes on Hungary in Cannes

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cannes_63Screening Schedule and Contacts

 

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Apr26

Amsterdam Awards to Vranik and Sopsits

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adaas_clRoland Vranik’s TRANSMISSION and Árpád Sopsits’ THE SEVENTH CIRCLE was rewarded by the juries of the Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival ended on Saturday.

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Apr23

Mundruczó’s new film in the Cannes Competition

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tender_sonKornél Mundruczó’s new feature film, TENDER SON – The Frankenstein Project has been invited to the official competition of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

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Apr21

HERE I AM at Cannes’ Cinéfondation

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itt_vagyokBálint Szimler’s short, HERE I AM was selected to participate in the Cinéfondation, where it will compete among the best student films of the world, at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.

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Apr21

Seven Hungarian films in Wiesbaden

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adaas1Wiesbaden’s GoEast Film Festival kicks off today, celebrating its 10th anniversary.
The festival lines up seven Hungarian films, including József Pacskovszky’s and Roland Vranik’s recent features in competition.

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Apr16

Hungarian World Premiere in Cannes

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pall_adriennADRIENN PÁL, Ágnes Kocsis's second feature film will be presented as part of the Un Certain Regard programme at the 2010 Festival de Cannes, the most important film festival in the world.

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Mar31

American Award to Gyula Nemes

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letuent_vilaagGyula Nemes' LOST WORLD won Best International Film Award at the 48th Ann Arbor Film Festival in Michigan.

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Mar24

Cannes L'Atelier selects LIZA

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cannes_atelier_selectionKároly Ujj Mészáros' first feature project LIZA, THE FOX FAIRY is among the 15 pics from around the world that will be featured at the Cannes Film Festival's sixth Cinefondation L'Atelier.

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Mar10

DELTA at Cinema Village, NY

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delta_33Facets Multi-Media announces the US release of Cannes award-winner DELTA.

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Mar08

Fantasporto honours 1

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1_mucsi2Oporto IFF - Portugal's biggest film celebration - awarded Best Director and Best Actor prize to Pater Sparrow's feature debut, 1 based on Stanislaw Lem's short story One Human Minute.

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Mar05

FRESH AIR at Bergamo Film Meeting

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fresh_air_feliratHighly acclaimed features by Bollók, Fliegauf, Hajdu, Kocsis, Mátyássy, Mundruczó and Pálfi enrich Bergamo Film Meeting’s special program entitled FRESH AIR: NEW HUNGARIAN CINEMA.
Viktor Oszkár Nagy directorial debut has been invited to the Rosa Camuna main competition.

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Feb08

48000 Festivalgoers

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41_logoMore than 48000 cinema lovers attended the 41st Hungarian Film Week

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Feb08

Golden Reel to Hajdu

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41awards1PRIZES OF THE 41st HUNGARIAN FILM WEEK

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Feb01

NEWSLETTER

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newsletter17Don't miss any news about the Hungarian cinema,
download the Newsletter of Magyar Filmunió!

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Feb01

Jancsó film to open the upcoming Hungarian Film Week

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jancsomiklos201016 new feature films will compete for the Golden Reel Award at the 41st Hungarian Film Week running between February 2 -8 in Budapest. The competition of Magyar cinematography’s traditional showcase offers the world premieres of 13 full-length features among them 4 directorial debuts.

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Jan31

The resignation of Ferenc Grunwalsky

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grunwalsky_ferencFerenc Grunwalsky resigned his position as Chairman of the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary.

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