Hungarian Film Days “Witnessing Change”
In three cities, Stockholm, Malmö and Lund in November and December 2019
In November and December 2019, the Embassy of Hungary in Stockholm in cooperation with cinemas in Stockholm (Bio Victoria), Malmö (Panora)and Lund (Bio Södran)invites everybody to an intriguing selection of emblematic Hungarian films under the motto “Witnessing Change”. The Hungarian Film Days aim at open new perspectives on Hungarian cinematography to Swedish audiences and allow for a glimpse into the richness and diversity of Hungarian films also experiencing a revival since the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989 and regaining freedom and independence.
The unique compilation of films ranges from the first completely uncensored version of the classic Socialist block satire “The Witness” to fresh cinema festival hits, such as black comedy “Liza, the Fox-Fairy” or thrilling historical drama “Aurora Borealis” and includes many more. In their diversity, films are connected by the idea witnessing change in our societies but also by their refreshingly bold visual expression, their maturity and cunning storytelling. The comprehensive selection features masterpieces of Hungarian cinema tradition, as well as apt representatives of a new golden age in Hungarian cinema reflecting upon 30 years of freedom.
For more info about the films click on filmtitle below
13 November, 18:15
The Witness (uncensored version)
Péter Bacsó 1969, language: hungarian, english subtitles
27 November, 18:15
Márta Mészáros 2017, language: hungarian, english subtitles
9 December, 18:15
We Never Die
Róbert Koltai 1993, language: hungarian, english subtitles