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13th Verzio Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

Film Screening
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 10:00 am – Sunday, November 13, 2016, 10:00 pm

You are invited to experience and discuss thought-provoking documentary films at the 13th Verzio Human Rights Documentary Film Festival at Toldi, Muvesz, Kino, Art+ Cinema and Blinken OSA Archives  on November 8-13.

Enjoy five days packed with 60 films from 37 countries

Afghan rapper girls / Socially sensitive robots / Hungarian railroad pioneers / Greenland rock musicians / Ukrainian Sheriffs / Myanmar barbers / Tajik migrant workers / Forced child brides / Ghost town miners / Cuban transsexuals / Refugees’ theater / Protesting Hungarian teachers / Nenets everyday life, and more

International Panorama – highlights of creative documentaries from across the globe.

Hungarian Panorama – recent Hungarian documentaries focusing on current and historical social and human rights issues.

On the Move– migrants’ and refugees’ stories from various parts of the world followed by discussions in cooperation with the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.

Arctic Rights and Wrongs– documentaries exploring the transformation of nature in the Arctic, its geopolitics and the rights of its indigenous people. Screenings are completed by a climate conference organized in cooperation with the Danish Embassy, and accompanied by exhibition and concert. The curators of the program are Anna Stenport and Scott MacKenzie.

1956 in the Socialist Media – selection of newsreels from the autumn of 1956 from the neighbouring countries. The section shows the media characteristics and a so far less explored side of film propaganda.

Focus on Ukraine – a unique possibility to see the country and its inhabitants from up close and to understand that the reality is highly more complicated than any one-sided manifestation would like us to believe.

ZOOM IN Student Film Competition – competition program for first films and student films.

DocLab workshop – Paths of integration – the workshop’s theme this year is integration and its possible ways, experienced and beginner film makers are supported by internationally acknowledged tutors to make their own short movies.

DunaDock pitching forum and masterclass – three-day workshop where Europe’s leading documentary professionals help in developing projects and edit trailers. Three masterclasses with award-winning documentary filmmakers and producers. Pre-registration to the program is required. 

Verzio+ November 17-19 / Pecs - Apollo Mozi / Szeged - Grand Cafe / Szekesfehervar - Baratsag mozi

Festival Pass: 5000 HUF

Tickets: 1000 HUF