BUDAPEST: Bálint Szalóky is the head of PR at Mozinet, one of the leading art film distributors in Hungary. He talks to FNE about the recovery of distribution in Hungary in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

BUDAPEST: Martin Scorsese has become the executive producer of Evolution, Kornél Mundruczó and Kata Wéber's next feature. Scorsese was a producer on Mundruczó’s Oscar-nominated film Pieces of A Woman. The new multigenerational drama premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this year.

BUDAPEST: Andrea Buda, the marketing director of film theatre operator Cinema City, talks to FNE about how Hungarian exhibitors bounce back in 2021, as the vaccination rate increases and pandemic numbers start to wane.

BUDAPEST: A Hindi language adaptation of the Hungarian Liza the Fox-Fairy / Liza, a rókatündér by Károly Ujj-Mészáros, called Aafat-E-Ishq, is available on the ZEE5 video on-demand and streaming service since 29 October 2021.

BUDAPEST: Romanian-born Budapest-based director Katalin Moldovai is currently in postproduction with her debut feature Total Eclipse (working title) / Teljes napfogyatkozás, whose 32-day shooting was completed on 3 September 2021 in Gheorgheni, Romania. The film is based on an incident that happened in Romania five years ago.

BUDAPEST: The 18th edition of the Verzio Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will showcase 64 films from 35 countries in cinemas from 9 to 14 November 2021 and online from 15 to 21 November 2021.

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian film industry has recovered after the short shutdown caused by the pandemic and in 2021 Budapest is again a popular destination for international productions, with all studio space rented out until the end of the year. Disney, Netflix and Lionsgate are filming in the country, benefiting from the 30% tax rebate scheme.

BUDAPEST: Benő Baranyi is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Zanox, a sci-fi comedy about a high school student who, after consuming an experimental medicine with palinka, is able to travel through time. The cast includes Hungarian and Romanian actors.

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute - Hungary is organising, for the fourth time, the Budapest Classics Film Marathon. Budapest’s largest international film event will begin on 21 September 2021. The six-day celebration offers more than 70 recently restored classics in themed sections at various venues around the capital.

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