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Welcome to the website of Magyar Filmunió

Magyar Filmunió was established in 1992 by the Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary for the promotion of the Hungarian cinematography throughout the world. Since October 2011, Magyar Filmunió has been operating as the International Division of the Hungarian National Film Fund.

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Jul10

IT'S NOT THE TIME OF MY LIFE Wins Crystal Globe

karlovy 392-film-director-szabolcs-hajduThe Hungarian feature film shot by the director Szabolcs Hajdu in his own home with the members of his own family and his friends, was awarded the Crystal Globe for the Best Feature Film and the prize of USD 25 thousand at the 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Hajdu also received the Best Actor Award for his family drama.

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Jul02

Audience Ovation for Killers in Wheelchairs

kills on wheels 100The international premiere of the Hungarian film KILLS ON WHEELS inaugurated the East of the West section this evening in the Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre, to an ovation from the audience.

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Apr13

THE NOISE OF LICKING at Cannes Cinéfondation

a nyalintas 100A Hungarian short animation has been invited to the 69th Cannes Film Festival starting on 11th May.
THE NOISE OF LICKING by Nadja Andrasev as her diploma film at MOME Anim Budapest with the support of the Hungarian National Film Fund will be in competition in the Cinéfondation program presenting the best works produced by film schools from all around the world.
The Cinéfondation Jury will be headed by Japanese film director Naomi Kawase.

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Feb29

Oscars: Nemes' SON OF SAUL won Best Foreign Language Film

nemes j oscarjeloltWith its selection at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Laszlo Nemes' SON OF SAUL became the first Hungarian film to win an Oscar since István Szabó’s MEPHISTO in 1981.

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Feb08

Berlinale premieres new films by Fliegauf and Bucsi

liliomosv 100The 46th Berlinale Forum will premiere Bence Fliegauf’s LILY LANE, an account of a childhood in which time and space flow together and little separates divorce, death and reunion.
Reka Bucsi’s 14-minute animation LOVE competes in Berlinale Shorts for the Golden Bear.

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Jan18

SON OF SAUL continues winning ways

goldenglobe nemesGolden Globe success fires up national film industry - SON OF SAUL by László Jeles Nemes has won the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Accepting the award at a gala event in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nemes said that "the Holocaust has become over the years an abstraction. For me, it’s more of a face we must not forget".

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Dec10

Laszlo Nemes' first feature triumphs at Pre-Oscar Awards

saulfia 100Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated SON OF SAUL for the 73rd Best Foreign Language Golden Globes.
New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington – Hungary’s Oscar Entry, SON OF SAUL awarded by National Board of Review, New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, Boston Online Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online and Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association.

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Nov23

SON OF SAUL Wins at Stockholm, Zagreb, Camerimage and UK Jewish Festivals

nemesjl sarajevoLaszlo Nemes’ Cannes Grand Prix winner feature-debut was awarded at four film festivals throughout Europe this weekend.

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Nov22

Kolkata IFF’s Top Trophy went to THE WEDNESDAY CHILD

szerdai gy 100Lili Horvath’s feature debut, a tale of a rebellious teen mother determined to regain custody of her young son, won the Royal Golden Bengal Tiger Award at India’s major int'l film festival.

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