Herald News: 13th Jameson CineFest International Film Festival – Miskolc – Hungary 2016.


September, 9. – 18 2016.

House of Arts – 5. Miskolc Street
Venues of CineFest: Great Hall, Urania hall, Peace Hall

To visit the Jameson CineFest at Miskolc is worth for several reasons! On of the forthcoming reason is to be at the 13th Jameson CineFest International Film Festival.  It is about to kicked off beginning for the Friday, September, 9. 2016. The films set to debut, with serious and “non so serious”, quality of the biggest and most defining favourites of the past year’s movies. Throughout the years  Hungary became the partner with the two professional organizations: CICAE and FIPRESCI.

In recent years, the CineClassics series have paid tribute inviting guest of honor stars, a number of significant Hungarian directors, foreign filmmakers, also talented beginners and experienced filmmakers to get together at this grand venue at Miskolc. To visit the Jameson CineFest at Miskolc is worth for several reasons!


On sharp 5 p.m. French actress Juliette Binoche will be present at the official opening whereas will be The great French actress will be handed over a special award, Friday, September, 9. 2016.

For many need not to introduce Juliette BINOCH her name in the film business is not unknown, surely rings the bell for movie lovers in staring, creating excellent personalities in may of her movies.

Thereafter continues with the screening of the masterpiece Three Colors: Blue.

Three Color - BLUE

Also on the day will be a commemoration to the director of the film, Krzysztof Kieslowski, who passed away 20 years ago.

The Jameson CineFest will be featuring international films such as: NIGHTLIFE – Director: Damjan KOZOLE  (Slovenia/ Macedonia/Bosnia and Hercegovina, 2016) … One night, a high-profile attorney is found on the pavement along a main road through Ljubljana. He is barely conscious, lying in a pool of blood, and covered in dog bites. Doctors at the medical center fight to keep him alive while his wife, in shock, confronts her deepest fears. During the course of this night she will break every moral standard she has stood up for in her life. EQUALSDirector: Drake DOREMUS (USA, 2015) … In an emotionless utopia, two people fall in love when they regain their feelings from a mysterious disease-causing tensions between them and their society. HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLEDirector: Taika WAITITI (New Zealand, 2016.) … Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together in this hilarious and heartfelt adventure. THIS IS NOT THE TIME OF MY LIFE  Director: Szabolcs HAJDU (Hungary, 2016) … Szabolcs Hajdu’s new film shows us the conflicts arising from the meeting of relatives who lost contact longtime ago: Eszter’s sister, Ernella, returns from Scotland with her family and Eszter is forced to take them in. The necessity brings out all the tensions between the two families.

THE JEWISH OF MISKOLCDirector: KERÉNYI László (Hungary, 2016) … The Jews settled in Miskolc at the second half of the 16th century. The film aims to show what the Jewish people gave to Miskolc, how they shaped the city, what role they played in the embourgeoisement. They took part in craft making, trade, culture and also in the industry. They are the ones to be thanked for the hospital as well. How did they coop with the Holocaust and how do Orthodox Jews live today in Miskolc, although only in reduced numbers. That is what the historian talks about, the survivors remember of. The film has some archive footage as well. Will the religion revive? Jewish fate in a city, situated 200 kilometers from Budapest. That’s what the film introduce.

A/M films are just to name a few movies. Look out for all of them if you can make to Miskolc this year’s CineFest!

The 13th rendition of Jameson CineFest International Film Festival awaits and welcomes movie lovers with a range of colourful and exclusive premieres, film historical programs, concerts, exhibition and after parties.

Keep updated and in-depth with  a set of more long, short features and animation films screened during the 10 days at: http://www.cinefest.hu/eng/nyito_eng.html

Update Aggie Reiter

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