• Kurzfilme aus Ungarn / Short Films from Hungary
  • Kurzfilme aus Ungarn / Short Films from Hungary
  • Kurzfilme aus Ungarn / Short Films from Hungary

Kurzfilme aus Ungarn / Short Films from Hungary

New World View Hungary

Riding on the back of the international wave of success currently enjoyed by Hungarian feature length productions, Hungarian short film is also experiencing something of a revival. Réka Bucsi (LOVE), currently one of Europe’s hottest animation filmmakers, is from Hungary. Kristóf Deák even received an Academy Award this spring for his short film SING (screening in the ‘ZFF for Kids’ section). The topics broached are many and varied; from a humorously affirmative insight into the inner workings of a Hungarian garage (GARAGE INVENTORY) to engaging examinations of migration issues (DIALOGUE and WELCOME) and a sensitive love story about a cleaner and a school pupil (BEAUTIFUL FIGURE), five recent short films take a look at the Hungarian soul without shying away from controversial social and political issues.
Curated by Stefan Staub, Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur.

DIALOGUE by Gábor Fabricius, 2016, 7'

Where does an East German, who is on the run in 1989, cross paths with a Nigerian who is also on the run to the west in 2016? Only in a discourse on Europe’s future.

BEAUTIFUL FIGURE by Hajni Kis, 2016, 17'
A high-school cleaning lady falls in love with one of the female students in the school. Her love is impossible from the beginning, but she still decides to show her feelings.

LOVE by Réka Bucsi, 2016, 15'

LOVE is a short film describing affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system.

GARAGE INVENTORY by Alyx Ayn Arumpac, 2015, 12'

In an industrial town in Northern Hungary, garages have become venues of
rebellion against the monotony of repetitive, everyday life.

WELCOME by Balázs Dudás, 2016, 31'

After eight years of living in North Serbia, David (18) and his mother move back to Hungary to David’s father. Soon, we witness Dávid as he is secretly smuggling refugees through the border. However, it cannot stay a secret for too long…

  • Genre: Shorts
  • Country, Year: Hungary, 2016
  • Runtime: 82 Min
  • Languages: Hungarian
  • Subtitles: English
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