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Posted: November 02, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

Don't miss the exhibition opening of the alternativ film poster exhibition at Verzio 15!

Venue: Empathy Café, Budapest V., Arany János u. 31.
Date: 5th November, Monday, 18.30

Posted: October 31, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021


Posted: October 29, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is this year’s winner of the European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. 

Sentsov is a Ukrainian film director, sentenced to 20 years in prison for “plotting terrorist acts” against the Russian “de facto” rule in Crimea. 

Posted: October 25, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

Date: November 9, 17:00
Venue: Blinken OSA Archive, Budapest V., Arany János u. 31.

Posted: October 25, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

Date: November 7, 17:30
Venue: CEU, Budapest V., Nádor u. 15, room 103

In his masterclass entitled “Film As Actor”, Bill Morrison focuses on those instances in his work where the film material itself becomes an agent in the narrative of the film, and how this impacts the meaning of the film.

Posted: October 24, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

Film director Diana Groó, producer-director Péter Kerekes, and curator Antonello Vinci make up the International Jury for the Student and Debut program of the 15th Verzió, held November 6–11.


Posted: October 15, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

The competition program of the 15th VERZIÓ Human Rights Film Festival, held 6–11 November, consists of 12 films. The program presents the stories of a Saudi poet who criticizes patriarchal society, Belarusian prisoners staging a play, dying mothers, orphans, those haunted by war, and the rise of illiberal democracies.


Posted: October 04, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

Antónia Mészáros, head of UNICEF Hungary, opens the 15th Verzió Film Festival on the 6th of November at Trafó. The opening film, Nine Month War, is a documentary by László Csuja, and was awarded in Sarajevo.

The only Hungarian human rights documentary film festival will be launched for the 15th time on the 6th of November. The 15th Verzió presents a compilation of the best documentary films from recent years, in Budapest, November 6–11th, and in Pécs, Szeged, and for the first time, in Kecskemét, November 15–25th.

Posted: October 03, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

This year brings the 15th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. 59 films from 35 countries will be shown in Budapest, 6–11 November. The slogan of this year’s festival is the Latest Imprint of the World!

Posted: May 17, 2018 - Updated: March 01, 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic, documentary-lover future bloggers, who would join the team of Verzio Blog! If you enjoy watching docs and like writing about them, would like to do interviews with directors or write reports from film festivals, apply at - in the subject line please mention Verzio Blog. Please attach one of your previous reviews/essays/papers to your application.