The 5th Budapest Jewish Film Festival will be back again in November, 17-20. 2016.
Művész Art Cinema
District, VI., 30. Teréz Blvd.
Budapest Jewish Film Festival is the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. With a broad line-up of the latest movies depicting to-day’s Jewish culture and heritage.
During the 4 days film festival will introduce 30 movies and 8 additional programs by countries as: France, United States, Argentina, Germany, Canada, Hungary and Israel.
A variety of genres and interpretations of Judaism is offered to those movie going audience interested and the skeptics. The majority of these films are to be seen for the first time in Budapest.
The festival opens with the „Denial” – Starring Rachel Weisz, the story of acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt who battled for her truth when David Irving, a renowned denier sues her. Denial is a fast-paced drama about freedom of speech and the questions of understanding our past.
The festival takes place in the vibrant downtown of Budapest. The screening venue is good choice, because of enabling visitors to explore at the same time the city’s Jewish heritage, also to discover cultural gigs and the best of local culinary.
Update Aggie Reiter