Hungarian Classics Free to Watch
The National Film Institute offers free online access to 35 Hungarian Classics with subtitles - literary adaptations, historical films and animations contributing to digital education introduced in Hungary due to the coronavirus outbreak. Precious entertainment for all members of the family staying at home.
June 24-30, 2019. The Monitors' Revolt
By summer, people were becoming more and more disgruntled and started attacking the Soviet Republic's system on several fronts. The tension led to an armed conflict in Budapest by the end of June, made legendary by the warships' revolt on the Danube.
May 27 - June 2, 1919. The Northern Campaign's first successful missions
The Campaign, which started on May 30, 1919 was a real success story for the Hungarian Soviet Republic and the new age of Hungarian military history. But soldiers fighting on the front would have never imagined that less than two weeks later the Governing Council would be forced to give back the territories they took.
Handing over the Grand Budapest Prize in Uránia Cinema. The screening of Filibus in Toldi cinema; introduction by Sara Den Hamer, director of EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam. Drawing the lucky winner of the KLM. Q&A after the screening of Bolse vita.
World-famous foreign star guests at the Marathon
Pierre Richard, Michael Nyman, Udo Kier, Johanna ter Steege and Magda Vášáryová are all in Budapest at the invitation of the 3rd Budapest Classics Film Marathon organized by the Hungarian National Film Fund.
Free for 30 years
The Budapest Classics Film Marathon, the festival of restored classic films, celebrates the 30th anniversary of the change of regime with a special film section.
There is actually much more to the name of Pierre Richard, primarily known as a great slapstick artist, as “Pierre” is only his first given name, while “Richard” is the second.
Composer Michael Nyman is primarily known in Hungary for his scores in Peter Greenway’s films.
Veronika Varga's acting carrier developed parallel in Budapest and in Paris. She has several roles in cinema and TV-films, in the upcoming period she will have several roles in Hungarian movies too.
Udo Kier is a key figure of the past decades of German film history, but his acting has also a considerable effect on the Hungarian film history.
Johanna ter Steege
Johanna ter Steege is a Dutch actress who had an international carrier including some memorable characters of Hungarian film history.