The Hungarian Motion Picture Festival @ Veszprém County 2022.

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At the History Mill Garden – Episcopal Rest, the organizers of the National Film Institute and the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 – European Capital of Culture held a press conference regarding to the forthcoming Hungarian Motion Picture Festival at Veszprém County

Between June, 9 -12, 2022 the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival will be organized jointly by the National Film Institute and the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 European Capital of Culture.

The Hungarian Motion Picture Festival films will be screened in Hungarian language with English subtitles available for selected screenings.

The audience can have a special experience and will be an awesome meeting spot for Hungarian filmmakers. During the Hungarian Film Festival, Hungarian film fans can see nearly a hundred Hungarian films at nine locations in three cities – Veszprém, Balatonfüred and Balatonalmádi.

The audience can buew twenty Hungarian premieres of the lastest Hungarian films at the open-air and international festival winners, stars at the History Mill Garden and the Playground Theater in Veszprém. Will also be added as new locations films screened at Hangvilla, the Old Town Square, the Expresso and the Agóra Cultural Center, the Tagore promenade and the Balaton Cinema in Balatonfüred. At Balatonalmádi on giant projector can be viewed on the Wesselényi beach.

There will be the opening film of the festival, by Péter Fazakas’s “The Game” … starring Zsolt Nagy, János Kulka, Gabriella Hámori and Péter Scherer.

The festival also commemorates Sándor Pécsi, who was born 100 years ago, and Pál Jávor, who was born 120 years ago.

The festival program also includes restore renovated classics, movie stars, audience meetings, children’s and youth programs, exhibitions, concerts and gastro programs that await the audience again this year at the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival in the Veszprém-Balaton region. Anna Juhász will be the hostess of the event. The multitude and diversity of the films selected for the festival also shows that the Hungarian film industry is in top shape. We are waiting for the viewers with an extremely exciting events in June in the wonderful Veszprém-Balaton region” said Csaba Káel – Hungarian Film Commissioner responsible for the development of the Hungarian motion picture industry, the National Film Institute.

Dr. Tibor Navracsics – government commissioner responsible for the implementation of the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 – EKF program, said: “We are pleased that the Hungarian film festival will be held in Veszprém for the second time. We hope that the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival and the European Capital of Culture program will prove that this region forms a unity and becomes a custom to take part in each other’s celebrations. Our long-term goal is to become a new region for the cultural and creative industries in Europe, and film is one of the most dynamically developing areas in this sector, so it is no secret that we want to become a meeting place for the film industry.”

Hard core fans can redeem an early bird pass until May 15 and there will also be student, retirement and local discounts. As the closing chord of the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival, the Hungarian Film Academy will present the Hungarian Motion Picture Awards on June 12.

From the proceeds of the festival passes, will support the education of young filmmakers.

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Riport and snaps Aggie Reiter

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