Guests meet Guests

Empathy Café, a charity café opened by Red Cross, once again serves as a cozy meeting point for festival guests and visitors. On November 14 and 15, informal industry meetings, discussions and a pop-up concert will take place at the café where film industry professionals and festival visitors alike are welcome. 

Between November 11-15 you can get a 20% discount at the café by showing your festival pass or ticket.

NOVEMBER 14, (Thursday) 18:30-21:30

Verzió X BUSH (Budapest Showcase Hub) presents:

18:30 Music in documentary film: all about soundtrack, composition and music licensing
(discussion only in Hungarian)
Ádám Balázs (film music composer)
Renátó Horváth (synch agent, Eastaste Music)
Csaba Kalotás (music composer)
Bernadett Tuza-Ritter (director)
Moderator: Szabolcs Szirony 

19:30 Anna Kaneelina [EE] acoustic pop-up concert
A new voice from Tallinn, singing of love, experience and change. Ethereal pop with toxic effects. 

NOVEMBER 15 (Friday) 18:30-21:30  
Guests meet Guests hosted by Creative Europe’s Budapest Office. 

Events can be attanded by industry or press accreditation, or by showing your festival pass or ticket.
Further information and registration at

Alternative film poster exhibition 

An alternative poster exhibition, will be on display at the café between November 11 and 21. The posters, inspired by this year’s documentaries, are designed by students at Budapest Metropolitan University. 
Opening: November 11. 18:00 

Address: Budapest V., Arany János utca 31.
Opening hours during Verzió: Monday-Tuesday: 8:00-20:00, Wednesday-Friday: 8:00-21:30, Saturday-Sunday: Closed