Posted: September 22, 2022 - Updated: September 22, 2022

Become a Verzió Volunteer!

Application deadline: 10 October 2022

Verzió will once again celebrate the latest and best documentary films in the cinemas. Between November 8-16 creative documentaries from all over the world will be screened at various locations in Budapest and in other Hungarian towns. November 14 to 20 a selection of the festival program will become available online as well.

Posted: August 22, 2022 - Updated: September 13, 2022

The 7th Verzió DocLab is a 4-day intensive editing workshop for directors, writers and editors, organized during the 19th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, in Budapest, 9-12 November 2022. This year’s focus is on story development and editing. With the guidance of international mentors, you will work on your documentary project’s story, and edit a festival trailer or a selected scene to present to an audience of festival programmers, sales agents and producers at the end of the workshop.

Posted: August 11, 2022 - Updated: September 26, 2022

Call for applications: the first Verzió Young Documentary Film Critics Workshop, Budapest, November 8-12, 2022

Posted: August 11, 2022 - Updated: September 16, 2022

19th Verzió invites you to be a student jury member and award this year’s best film in the International Competition.


Posted: May 20, 2022 - Updated: September 05, 2022

40 new documentaries have been added to Verziótheque, the Verzió Film Festival’s online film library. 

From 16 May, 40 additional creative documentaries have been available on Verziótheque, the online streaming platform of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. Hungary's first documentary film library features a wide selection of global, award-winning films and festival favorites that have been screened at Verzió Film Festivals over the past 18 years. Films such as Push (2019), Ukrainian Sheriffs (2015), Mama Colonel (2017), Transit Havana (2016) and Still Recording (2018) will be available again throughout the year.

Posted: March 22, 2022 - Updated: April 25, 2022

Watch six Ukrainian documentaries and support filmmakers currently working in Ukraine

21–31 March, six Ukrainian documentaries are currently available for rent online. These films can contribute to our understanding of contemporary Ukraine, the social mobilizations of the past years, and the deeply troubled relationship between Ukraine and Russia. All rental fees during this ten-day period will be used to support documentary filmmakers who have stayed in Ukraine.

Posted: March 07, 2022 - Updated: March 08, 2022

We share the solidarity and support expressed by the Hungarian Documentary Association (HDA) to all citizens of Ukraine. The war launched by Russia’s authoritarian leader is targeting innocent people, shattering lives, families and destroying all democratic endeavors. Among the civilians hiding in the shelters are our documentary film colleagues who have dedicated their lives to showing the world the Ukrainian people, their culture, their thoughts and their concerns. Now, like everyone else, their lives are in danger.

Posted: March 01, 2022 - Updated: June 30, 2022

We are looking for the newest team member of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival who can contribute to the growth of the Festival's audience with their strong online and interpersonal communication skills.

The 19th edition of Verzió Film Festival will take place 8–16 November 2022 in Budapest and in other major Hungarian cities, and online 14–20 November 2022 at For more information on the festival, visit Verzio is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: March 01, 2022 - Updated: March 07, 2022

I am Greta film screening
organised by Fridays for Future and Verzió Film Festival

Venue: Central European University, Bp 1051 Nádor utca 15., Auditorium B
Date: 11 March 2022 17:30

Posted: February 18, 2022 - Updated: February 18, 2022

Twelve of the films screened at the 18th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will be available to watch online, at the festival website, from 14 February until 27 March, thanks to Re:Verzió. This selection features one Oscar-nominated film, the winners of the 18th Verzió, and the most popular works that premiered last year. The Re:Verzió films can also be viewed at live screenings at the Apolló Cinema in Pécs, and at the Megálló Community Center in Szeged.