Four Hungarian films to be screened in Cannes
The programme of the 74th Cannes Film Festival, the first post-pandemic event, starting on July 6, will feature four works by Hungarian directors.
Mundruczo returns to the Venice Biennale as a theatre director
Kornel Mundruczo will return to Venice, this time directing Proton Theatre's Hard to Be a God as part of the Biennale.
Paloznak jazz festival to feature international, Hungarian stars
The Paloznak Jazz Picnic festival to be held near Lake Balaton on July 29-31 will feature international stars such as Italian singer Mario Biondi, German downtempo group De Phazz and Dutch saxophonist Candy Dulfer along with renowned Hungarian performers including Mork and Manaky trio, ...
Post Mortem collects four prizes at Spanish film festival
Hungarian film director Peter Bergendy's Post Mortem received four prizes at fantasy and horror film festival Sombra held in Murcia, southern Spain, on Saturday.
Box office sales plunge over 70 percent in 2020
Hungarian cinemas' ticket sales dropped by 72 percent to 4.3 million last year as pandemic restrictions weighed, data compiled by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show. Almost 2.2 million of total ticket sales were at cinemas in the capital. Box office revenue declined by ...
Focus Features to distribute Hungarian-British Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris worldwide
American distributor Focus Features LLC has struck a deal to distribute worldwide British-Hungarian co-production Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris starring Isabelle Huppert, Lesley Manville and Lucas Bravo, the National Film Institute (NFI), said in a statement on Thursday.
Balaton Sound, Telekom VOLT festivals to return in 2022
Hungary's Balaton Sound and Telekom VOLT music festivals are being postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said on Thursday.
Filmmaker Zed Nelson tells story behind “The Street”
Boom and crisis in ‘hipster ground zero’
Budapest Architecture Film Days are currently running until March 13, and “The Street” on March 9 examines the rapidly gentrifying but impoverished part of the East End of London where a proud yet fragile tradition of market stalls and pie and mash shops now ...
Concerts from Liszt Ferenc and Budafok Dohnanyi orchestras
Playing music and the market
Hungary’s celebrated Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, which will give a free online concert from Budapest’s Liszt Academy on March 10, has developed a long-term artistic and business plan, aiming to “find a foothold as a market player and to draw a diverse audience”.
Film commissioner: Hungarian film, cinema festival to move to Veszprem-Balaton region
The annual festival of Hungarian cinema and filmmakers will be organised at a new venue, the Veszprem-Balaton region, this summer, in partnership with the European Capital of Culture programme Veszprem will host in 2023, Csaba Kael, government commissioner for developing Hungary's motion picture industry, ...