Posted: March 17, 2021 - Updated: May 11, 2021

Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.
Steve Loveridge, 2018, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, USA, in English and Tamil with Hungarian subtitles

Posted: February 25, 2021 - Updated: March 17, 2021



Posted: February 15, 2021 - Updated: April 19, 2021

Audience favorites from the 17th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival are available at the festival website, 15 February through 30 April, in the frame of Re:Verzió. The 15 films cannot be found elsewhere in Hungary, and for most, it may be their last chance to be viewed.


Posted: November 22, 2020 - Updated: March 01, 2021

Verzió awarded six creators of outstanding documentary films at the annual awards ceremony on 20 November. The online film festival will continue through Sunday night. Until then, all of this years’ films, including our award winners, will remain available for viewing. This year, over 20,000 viewers attended the festival virtually, which exceeds both the number of previous Verzió festival attendees and the expectations of the organizers.

Posted: November 10, 2020 - Updated: November 10, 2020

Verzió, which will only be held online this year, kicks off with an opening ceremony live from Trafó, at 7pm on Tuesday, 10 November. Along with the hottest documentaries, there will be plenty of panel and roundtable discussions contributing to the festival vibe. Tickets and passes are on sale now.

Posted: October 26, 2020 - Updated: October 26, 2020

The 17th VERZIÓ Human Rights Documentary Film Festival showcases 50 films from 39 different countries, online, 10–22 November. These films bring us closer to topics such as climate change and its consequences, freedom of the press today, political abuse of national resources, and the ongoing struggles of refugees.

Posted: October 22, 2020 - Updated: October 22, 2020





Posted: October 06, 2020 - Updated: October 08, 2020

The democratic opposition in Belarus, the Archbishop of Mosul, activists of Honduras and Polish LGBTQ activists are nominated for the EP's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2020. 

Posted: October 01, 2020 - Updated: October 01, 2020


Call for Volunteers for the 17th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival


Posted: September 28, 2020 - Updated: March 01, 2021

This year, Verzió is moving online! Hungary’s only human rights documentary film festival will be available nationwide, 10–22 November. Fifty of the most enthralling and hottest international and Hungarian human rights documentary films will be available directly in your home, starting with the opening film, 76 Days, which provides an account of the early days of the COVID pandemic in Wuhan, China. The films are going to be available for almost two weeks.