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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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Nov25

KILLS ON WHEELS conquers the festival circuit

tiszta sz thuroczy 100Attila Till's second feature, an action-packed dark comedy thriller featuring wheelchair-bound assassins, was awarded Cairo Bronz Pyramide, Thessaloniki Golden Alexander and Best Actors, Skopje Best Director, 3 trophies at Arras Film Festival, FIPRESCI and Ecumenical Jury prizes in Cottbus.

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Oct20

Molodist Honorary Award to Marta Meszaros

meeszaaros marta 100Molodist festival audience will get a change to meet the most famous female Hungarian director Marta Meszaros. For her invaluable contribution to the world cinema she will will be honoured at the opening ceremony of the 46th Kyiv IFF Molodist with Honorary Scythian Deer Award.
Molodist's HUNGARIAN RHAPSODY special program is dedicated to 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolution and represents selection of best features from every decade, counting from 1956 and till present day.

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Oct19

THE CITIZEN World Premiere at Stockholm Impact Competition

az allampolg 100The 27th Stockholm International Film Festival, Northern Europe's leading film event premieres award-winning Hungarian director Roland Vranik's latest feature, THE CITIZEN, which considers the many nuances of integration through the means of an unorthodox love story.
Hungary's Oscar Entry and EFA Awards contender KILLS ON WHEELS will be on show in the Twilight Zone selection.

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Aug31

KILLS ON WHEELS represents Hungary in the Oscar Race

tisztaszivvel 100Attila Till’s second feature film "an engaging, disability-focused dramedy" (Variety) will represent Hungary as the official submission for the 89th Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. KILLS ON WHEELS premiered as the opening film of Karlovy Vary IFF’s East of the West program, was produced by Laokoon Filmgroup, the company behind Oscar winner SON OF SAUL.

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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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