Films A-Z

All films are screened in original language with English subtitles except Felvidék.

Toldi
Nov 13, 16:00
Cirko
Nov 14, 20:15
Művész
Nov 15, 16:00
Anders Østergaard | Denmark & Hungary & Germany & Norway | 2014 | 90min | German & Hungarian & English
A fresh look at the high-risk political game and the role Hungary played in the fall of the Iron Curtain and regime change across Eastern Europe.
Művész
Nov 13, 19:45
Toldi
Nov 14, 20:30
Valerie Gudenus | Switzerland | 2013 | 86min | Hindi
Six women choose to be surrogate mothers in pursuit of a better future for their own families. What is the physical and emotional cost of trafficking human happiness?
Toldi
Nov 12, 18:00
Művész
Nov 13, 18:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 16:00
Nitzan Ofir | Israel | 2014 | 60min | Arabic & Hebrew
A virtual encounter between two teenage girls, one Jewish and one Arab, leads to a surprising, exciting, and stressful experience.
Művész
Nov 13, 20:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 20:00
Toldi
Nov 16, 14:15
Kyoko Miyake | Germany & Japan | 2013 | 83min | Japanese
The director revisits her mother's hometown near Fukushima to explore its complex past of nuclear ambitions, and its future beyond the catastrophe. Stories not seen on TV.
Toldi
Nov 12, 22:00
Művész
Nov 13, 22:00
Cirko
Nov 16, 16:00
Adina Popescu | Romania | 2013 | 78min | Romanian & Mandarin
Chinatown in Bucharest: the gateway to Europe for Chinese entrepreneurs and immigrants. An insight into the divergent pathways of global capitalism.
Toldi
Nov 13, 18:15
Kino
Nov 16, 17:00
Marcell Gerő | France & Hungary | 2014 | 104min | Hungarian
What happens to teenagers who committed a murder and spent most of their youth in jail? Fate, crime and punishment - 30 years later.
Toldi
Nov 13, 22:15
Cirko
Nov 14, 16:15
Művész
Nov 14, 22:00
Svetlana Strelnikova | Russia | 2014 | 64min | Russian
A cardiac surgeon’s dream to build a modern cardiology center comes at a price: promoting Russia’s ruling party in the upcoming elections.
Toldi
Nov 12, 16:00
Cirko
Nov 14, 20:15
Nandan Saxena | India | 2011 | 75min | Marathi & Hindi & English
The film investigates the suicide epidemic among Indian farmers, the culpability of Monsanto, and the Indian government.
Silver Lotus Award for the Best Investigative Film at National Film Awards, 2011
Toldi
Nov 12, 22:15
Cirko
Nov 15, 16:00
Johanna Domke | Egypt & Germany | 2013 | 49min | English & Arabic
Inside Egypt’s biggest national daily – an unconventional account of the 2011 revolution.
Toldi
Nov 11, 19:00
Cirko
Nov 13, 20:30
Toldi
Nov 14, 18:00
Művész
Nov 15, 18:00
Madeleine Sackler | UK & USA | 2013 | 76min | Belarusian & English & Russian
A front row seat to a resistance movement: the Belarus Free Theatre masters the art of subversive performance between imprisonment and exile.
Winner of Movies that Matter Award, 2014.
Toldi
Nov 12, 20:30
Glória Halász | Hungary | 2014 | 57min | Hungarian
Entertaining and moving documentary about a "doctor clown" and his 12 years of work making sick children laugh.
Művész
Nov 14, 21:45
Toldi
Nov 15, 16:00
Volodymyr Tykhyi | Ukraine | 2014 | 60min | English & Ukrainian
A team of young Ukrainian filmmakers share their visions of the recent Ukrainian Revolution.
Toldi
Nov 12, 18:00
Cirko
Nov 13, 16:30
Cirko
Nov 15, 18:45
Iva Radivojevic | USA & Cyprus | 2013 | 73min | Arabic & English & Greek
Migrants and fundamentalists meet at the easiest entry port into Fortress Europe and a favorite destination of human traffickers: Cyprus. A poetic essay on migration, identity, and belonging.
Művész
Nov 12, 20:15
Művész
Nov 13, 21:45
Kino
Nov 14, 18:00
Toldi
Nov 15, 20:15
Riahi Brothers | Austria & Switzerland | 2013 | 110min | Spanish & Farsi & Arabic & Russian & English
What does the Occupy movement in New York have in common with the Spanish Indignados protests or the Arab Spring? Nonviolent resistance at a glance.
Audience Award, CPH:DOX 2013
Cirko
Nov 14, 17:30
Toldi
Nov 15, 14:00
Joris Postema | The Netherlands | 2013 | 57min | English & Kinyarwanda
A football match between implacable rivals 20 years after the Rwandan genocide – does ethnicity still play a role for the "children of genocide"?
Művész
Nov 14, 18:15
Toldi
Nov 15, 22:15
Toldi
Nov 16, 12:30
Vladislava Plančíková | Slovakia | 2014 | 75min | Slovak & Hungarian & Czech
A personal journey that unravels the forced resettlement of ethnic Hungarians in postwar Czechoslovakia.
Toldi
Nov 16, 13:00
Ashok Sukumaran | India & United Arab Emirates | 2013 | 83min | Kutchi & Hindi & Arabic & Urdu
A modern adventure to the high seas, from the sailors’ point of view, using cellphone cameras to tell their own stories, and placing the episodes in a compelling arrangement that keeps us engaged and in awe of these intrepid seafarers, and the world they inhabit.
Művész
Nov 13, 17:45
Cirko
Nov 15, 17:15
Sebastián Alfie | Spain | 2013 | 69min | Spanish
Preparing to shoot a documentary about the blind, the director invites Gabor, a Hungarian cinematographer who himself lost his sight some years ago to join him as a cameraman.
Toldi
Nov 13, 16:15
Művész
Nov 15, 16:15
Cirko
Nov 16, 16:15
Ines Tanović | Bosnia & Herzegovina | 2014 | 25min | Bosnian
Nearly 20 years since the end of the 1992-95 Bosnian war, there are still people who live in what are colloquially known as refugee centers, including the one in Ježevci.
Toldi
Nov 15, 12:15
Cirko
Nov 16, 21:00
Nishtha Jain | India & Norway & Denmark | 2012 | 96min | Hindi
Sampat Pal and the fiery women of her Gulabi Gang empower themselves and take up the fight against gender violence in India.
Amnesty International Awards for Human Rights in South Africa and Poland, 2014.
Művész
Nov 12, 18:30
Sunanda Bhat | India | 2013 | 73min | Malayalam
A journey through a fragile ecosystem in south India witnessing rapid transformation in the name of "progress".
Toldi
Nov 15, 16:00
Cecília Felméri | Romania | 2012 | 52min | Romanian
Seven personal stories from seven Romanian women, all of whom escaped from sex trade slavery.
Toldi
Nov 14, 14:30
Sonali Gulati | India | 2011 | 71min | Hindi & English
The journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns home to confront her past.
Művész
Nov 12, 18:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 21:00
Beeban Kidron | UK | 2013 | 90min | English
A journey from the bedrooms of British teenagers to the world of Silicon Valley to find out what exactly is happening to private data consentingly sent up "to the cloud."
Művész
Nov 14, 20:15
Toldi
Nov 15, 14:15
Deepa Dhanraj | India | 2012 | 85min | English & Tamil
A group of women in Southern India fight violence and injustice. By organizing their own Jamaat, they refuse to remain silent and defend themselves against male oppression.
Toldi
Nov 13, 20:15
Kino
Nov 14, 20:00
Művész
Nov 16, 18:00
Mehran Tamadon | France & Switzerland | 2014 | 105min | Farsi
Four mullahs and an atheist filmmaker spend a weekend at a house in the countryside debating the principles of Iranian society. Can a shared living room facilitate a peaceful coexistence?
Grand Prize at Cinéma Du Reel 2014.
Toldi
Nov 16, 19:00
Toldi
Nov 16, 20:15
Alain Ughetto | France | 2013 | 70min | French
In the 1970s, Alain finds Jasmine, a girl who changes the course of his life. Love found and lost in Iranian revolutionary turmoil.
Cirko
Nov 13, 18:30
Művész
Nov 14, 18:00
Toldi
Nov 16, 18:30
Edgar Hagen | Switzerland | 2013 | 100min | German & Mandarin & Japanese & English
Thousands of tons of nuclear waste have been amassed over the past 60 years. Where do we hide it from ourselves for the next thousands of years?
DOK Leipzig 2013, Nomination Leipziger Ring
Toldi
Nov 16, 16:00
Eszter Hajdú | Hungary | 2013 | 107min | Hungarian
167 days of the trial proceedings against four men charged with racially-motivated crimes against Roma. Crime and Punishment in Hungary.
One World Prague, Checz Republic, 2014 -BEST FILM AWARD
GoEast-Wiesbaden, Germany, 2014 -BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM AWARD
Toldi
Nov 12, 20:30
András Nagy | Hungary | 2011 | 9min | Hungarian
During Hungary’s biggest environmental tragedy, Tibi Orsós helped wherever he could. He still does, lately with music.
Toldi
Nov 12, 20:30
Alexandra Kinter | Hungary | 2011 | 11min | Hungarian
Tamás Dörnyei sings, plays the flute and piano, performs at home and abroad as the Parafonia Band's xylophonist. He also has Down's syndrome.
Toldi
Nov 14, 22:15
Művész
Nov 15, 21:30
Askold Kurov | Russia & Germany & The Netherlands | 2013 | 52min | Russian
The afterlife of the Lenin cult amidst religious worshippers, new generation of pioneers, and Chinese tourists.
Művész
Nov 12, 21:30
Toldi
Nov 14, 15:00
Cirko
Nov 16, 19:15
Marc Bauder | Germany & Austria | 2013 | 88min | German & English
How to make millions of dollars in a single day? A former banker reminisces on markets, ambitions, and the shady side of global economy.
Best Film of Semaine de la Critique at the Locarno Film Festival 2013
Cirko
Nov 14, 16:30
Művész
Nov 15, 18:15
Cirko
Nov 16, 17:45
Sebastian Mez | Germany | 2013 | 84min | Russian
A powerful visual exploration about a place with the highest radioactive contamination in the world. A look at the “Kyshtym disaster” of 1957, the third most devastating nuclear accident after Chernobyl and Fukushima.
Documenta Madrid Award 2013
Toldi
Nov 13, 16:15
Művész
Nov 15, 16:15
Cirko
Nov 16, 16:15
Tiha Klara Gudac | Croatia | 2014 | 75min | Croatian & Serbian
An investigation into a family past reveals a closely guarded secret, buried at an island of broken souls – a political prison of socialist Yugoslavia.
Toldi
Nov 13, 18:30
Cirko
Nov 14, 18:30
Dieudo Hamadi | Congo & France & Senegal | 2014 | 92min | Lingala & French
Nerves, corruption, perseverance - young Congolese prepare for their graduation exams that hold the key to their future.
Potemkin Prize at Cinéma du Réel, 2014
Toldi
Nov 13, 22:00
Cirko
Nov 14, 18:30
Művész
Nov 16, 18:15
Robert Kirchhoff | Czech Republic & Slovakia | 2013 | 100min | Czech & French & Slovak
Manipulation, the secret services, torture, and blackmail in the 1976 cover-up of the murder of a medical student.
Jihlava Documentary Film Festival 2013, Special Mention
Toldi
Nov 15, 17:30
Petra Lataster Czisch | The Netherlands | 2010 | 84min | Dutch
The day-to-day life of an elderly artist couple. Does their love and passion for art help them through the most difficult part of their lives?
Művész
Nov 13, 18:00
Toldi
Nov 15, 12:30
Cirko
Nov 15, 16:00
Tomasz Śliwiński | Poland | 2013 | 30min | Polish
An intimate portrait of the director’s family dealing with their newborn child's rare disease, Ondine’s Curse.
Toldi
Nov 15, 14:00
Gergely Hajnal | Hungary | 2014 | 24min | Hungarian
The pulsating rhythm of samba triumphs over the illness that overturned everything. A musical portrait of the struggle to enjoy life.
Művész
Nov 15, 21:45
Toldi
Nov 16, 16:30
Patrick Alexander | Colombia & Hungary | 2014 | 79min | Spanish & Hungarian & English
An unlikely friendship between a 1956 Hungarian émigré and a self-appointed 'magyar' in Bogotá, Colombia, sheds light on the conundrum of living abroad and trying to find your home.
Miskolc International Film Festival 2014, Audience Award
Toldi
Nov 14, 16:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 17:30
Meelis Muhu | Estonia | 2014 | 80min | Russian
The election burlesque in the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic – an unrecognized country with its own army and currency.
Toldi
Nov 12, 22:15
Művész
Nov 14, 21:45
Hanna Slak | Germany | 2013 | 8min | Bosnian
Fragile intimate histories collide with the official version of the past in the effort to keep the memory of the Srebenica genocide alive.
Művész
Nov 12, 22:15
Toldi
Nov 15, 12:30
Keren Shayo | Israel | 2013 | 60min | Hebrew & Tigrinya & Arabic
A neglected story of the burgeoning trafficking in Egypt’s Sinai Desert, where Eritrean asylum seekers and refugees are kidnapped and tortured until the ransom is sent for their release.
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2013, Top Twenty Audience Favorites
Audience Award, Movies that Matter Film Festival, 2014
Toldi
Nov 12, 18:00
Dorottya Zurbó | Hungary | 2013 | 21min | Hungarian
He lives in a children’s home, his mother in a homeless shelter, yet they are inseparable. Moments from an intimate mother-son relationship.
Cirko
Nov 13, 16:30
Művész
Nov 15, 20:15
Gilad Inbar | Israel | 2013 | 72min | Hebrew & Hungarian & French
A student of Kodály, Holocaust survivor, and Israeli Prize winner and composer Andre Hajdu discusses his past with his six sons.
Művész
Nov 12, 20:00
Cirko
Nov 13, 20:30
Toldi
Nov 15, 18:30
Daria Khlestkina | Russia | 2014 | 73min | Russian
Two years of hard work to handcraft new limousines for a military parade – a real-life, post-industrial tragicomedy on the dying embers of the former Soviet Union's premier auto-manufacturers.
Best Feature Film Award, ArtDokFest, Moscow 2013
Docu/Life Award, Docudays UA, Kyiv, 2014
Toldi
Nov 12, 20:00
Cirko
Nov 15, 19:00
Művész
Nov 16, 20:00
Rithy Panh | Cambodia & France | 2013 | 92min | English
For years, Rithy Panh has been looking for the missing picture, the one that documents the crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
Prize Un Certain Regard, Festival de Cannes, 2013
Best Foreign Film nomination at the Oscar Academy Awards, 2014
Toldi
Nov 14, 20:00
Művész
Nov 15, 20:00
Cirko
Nov 16, 20:30
Jesse Moss | USA | 2013 | 100min | English
Broken men chase their dreams in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them, to face profound consequences he never imagined.
U. S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking, Sundance Film Festival, 2014
Toldi
Nov 12, 16:15
Ágota Varga | Hungary | 2013 | 64min | Hungarian
Portrait of a defining figure in the Socialist state security system's fight against "clerical reactionism:" personal testimonies, professional know-how, and coming face to face with former subjects of surveillance.
Toldi
Nov 15, 20:30
András B. Vágvölgyi | Hungary | 2013 | 10min | Hungarian
Commemorating the victims of the 2008-2009 fatal attacks against Roma.
Toldi
Nov 14, 22:00
Kino
Nov 16, 20:00
Simon Klose | Sweden | 2013 | 82min | Swedish
Three reluctant young vigilantes, founders of the world’s largest file sharing site, the Pirate Bay, find themselves entangled in a bitter battle with Hollywood. At stake is the future of the Internet.
Toldi
Nov 15, 20:30
Cirko
Nov 16, 17:30
Mihai Andrei Leaha | Romania | 2013 | 55min | Romanian
Between 1942 and 1943, 25,000 Roma were deported from Romania to Transnistria, where only half of them survived. Seventy years later the film reconstructs the missing stories of Romani Holocaust.
Toldi
Nov 14, 17:00
Ivan Ostrochovsky | Slovakia & Croatia & Czech Republic | 2013 | 89min | Slovak & Czech
Three men revisit the terrorist attacks they carried out against the Czechoslovak regime in the 1980s. A playful reflection on defense and offense, courage and chance, and fantasy and reality.
Cirko
Nov 13, 18:00
Kino
Nov 15, 20:00
Művész
Nov 16, 20:15
Luc Schaedler | Switzerland | 2013 | 80min | Mandarin
The idyllic rainy south, the apocalyptic mining north, and a megacity on the Yangtze River – snapshots of changing everyday life in China.
Best Documentary Award, Silk Road Film Festival, Dublin 2014
Művész
Nov 14, 20:00
Kino
Nov 15, 18:00
Cirko
Nov 16, 19:00
Hilla Medalia | USA & Israel | 2013 | 74min | Mandarin
A Beijing rehab center for Chinese teenagers labeled internet addicts: is there a way to "deprogram" them?
Toldi
Nov 13, 20:00
Toldi
Nov 15, 22:15
Vlad Petri | Romania | 2014 | 80min | Romanian
23 years after the Romanian Revolution people are back on the streets of Bucharest, reclaiming public space.
Audience Award, European Film Festival, 2014
Toldi
Nov 16, 14:30
István Gábor Takács | Hungary | 2013 | 89min | Hungarian
In-depth account of the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union’s (TASZ) experiences while working on their Roma program for the past three years.