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Drifter - Film Screening and Discussion With Director Gabor Horcher

Film Screening
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6:00 pm

The Visual Studies Platform and Institute for Advanced Study are pleased to host a screening of this award-winning film directed by IAS artist-in-residence Gábor Hörcher, who will be in attendance for a discussion immediately following the film, moderated by Jeremy Braverman, Media and Visual Education Specialist, CEU Library.

The young rebel, Ricsi, lives his life on the edge. ‘Trouble’ is his middle name. He is unruly, restlessly scaring up problem after problem. Driving cars without a license, theft and escaping from the cops are all just a part of his daily routine much for his parents' despair. Ricsi won't stand for routines nor the expectations of his deadbeat father. After all, where was he when Ricsi needed him the most?

Drifter was shot over a period of five years and is a portrait of a young man who takes life in his own hands.The film has won a number of awards including the IDFA Award for the Best First Appearance Documentary 2014 and Best Documentary Award - Hungarian Filmweek 2016.