Posted: October 20, 2021 - Updated: 6 hours 49 min ago

The 18th VERZIÓ Human Rights Documentary Film Festival showcases 64 films from 35 countries, in cinemas on 9–14 November, and online, 15–21 November. These documentaries bring us closer to current human rights issues, such as humans’ impact on the environment, ways to overcome physical-emotional trauma, young people striving for a better future, and stories from journalists, teenagers and activists who are challenging power and rigid systems.


Posted: September 30, 2021 - Updated: September 30, 2021

The Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will go live for audiences, in cinemas and online, 9–21 November. The organizers of the 18th Verzió Festival have once again selected nearly sixty new films, representing the hottest international and Hungarian human rights documentaries, of which the majority will have their Hungarian premiere at the festival. The program will be available online and in cinemas nationwide, with screenings in Budapest and five other Hungarian cities. This year’s opening film, the HBO documentary Divas, directed by Máté Kőrösi, gives insight into the lives of three twenty-year-old girls from Budapest.

Posted: September 28, 2021 - Updated: October 06, 2021

18th VERZIÓ invites you to be a student jury member and award this year’s best film in the International Competition. 

Posted: September 28, 2021 - Updated: September 28, 2021

Application deadline: 3 October 2021

Posted: September 15, 2021 - Updated: September 15, 2021


Apply for the Verzió DocLab international documentary workshop on distribution strategies for directors and producers! 

Workshop dates: Budapest, November 10-12, 2021.

Deadline: September 12, 2021. /// EXTENDED UNTIL September 22, 2021

Posted: September 15, 2021 - Updated: September 17, 2021

You can watch two green documentaries in Verziótheque during the Climate Action Week. 

Posted: July 09, 2021 - Updated: July 09, 2021

Verzió joins Day of Action on Saturday 10 July, 2021 in solidarity with Freedom Film Fest Malaysia, organized by the Human Rights Film Network. 

Posted: June 23, 2021 - Updated: June 24, 2021

On the occasion of the 26th Budapest Pride we bring you the latest documentary of Mari Takács. 

(no English subtitles are available)

June 25 - July 25 at, available worldwide

The first 100 viewers can rent the movie for free by applying the promo code "26BPPRIDE".

Ticket fee: 650 HUF

Posted: June 07, 2021 - Updated: June 23, 2021

Between June 9-16. three documentary films from the Student and Debut Competition of the 17th Verzió, Sonny, Stunned, I Remain AlertThe Vibrant Village will be available online free of charge. 

Posted: May 11, 2021 - Updated: June 22, 2021

This year, Verzió joins the OFF-Biennale program with the screening of Smog Town (Meng Han, 2019).