More than 48000 cinema lovers attended the 41st Hungarian Film Week
The 41st Hungarian Film Week ended on the 8th February, with the Awards Gala Ceremony. Palace MOM Park Cinemas, the main location of the film event, registered in its 9 rooms a total of 40 981 spectators at 402 screenings. The other Budapest location was the Urania National Film Palace, where 7 032 tickets were sold during the film showcase. Therefore the 41st Hungarian Film Week officially registered over all 48 015 spectators in the capital.
The most successful feature films were: Bibliothéque Pascal, So Much for Justice, Kolorádó Kid, Vespa, Team Building and Lull. Unlike previous years having one or two outstanding titles, this year’s tendency was that numerous films were seen by a high number of viewers.
The most popular documentaries were: Hunky Blues - The American Dream, Tin City, East-West Passage and Puskás Hungary. It is now obvious, that this year, the experimental and short films were also very popular: these film blocks have been seen by an average of 7-800 viewers each. TV-films were also attracting attention, with an average figure of 2-300 spectators each. Curse and Serious Things both registered more than 300 viewers.
Beside screenings, 18 professional forums and information sessions were held, which along with the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, attracted again thousands of people.