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The 176th Season-Opening @ Lake Balaton – Hungarian Sea!

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Keeping the tradition, opening of the Lake Balaton Season was held in Trnava again this year.

On April, 16, 2022, Balatoni Hajózási Zrt.held the press conference of the 176 season-opening @
the port of Siófok on the flagship of St. Nicholas. Present was László Dónucz – Sales and Strategy Director and Gábor Veigl, CEO of BAHART, evaluated last year’s record year and talked about this year’s plans. Said the following: Q: “From the middle of May, BAHART will present a renewed offer in the eastern basin. Instead of the usual Siófok – Balatonfüred – Tihany route, the direct ships will be launched between Siófok – Balatonfüred and Siófok –  Tihany. The passengers will be able to get to their destination more conveniently and quicker. In the high season there will be 9 cruises/day, on Fridays and weekends there will be 10 cruises/day between Siófok and the northern coastal destinations. There will be direct ships between Balatonfüred  Balatonföldvár, and the ships will also stop @ Tihanyrév. Within the planned programs, instead of 2 party ships, 3 party ships/week in August. The Magic Boat for children additional departure times will be added.”

Also was told at the press conference about the fleet development which will play a key role in the first phase with the construction of 2 new ferries and 2 new catamarans.  The ships are expected to arrive @
Lake Balaton during this year. After the successful operational tests of the first ferry, its dismantling for transport will begin, while the first catamaran will be launched soon after painting and mechanical installation work. When the water level of Lake Balaton will allow it, the ships will be transported in mid-May. Renovation of the existing fleet is also continuing. In addition to the environmental and fuel consumption engine upgrades, there will be major renovations on the Szigliget ship, Badacsony catamaran, Szántód ship and Tünde nostalgia ship, which is being built for its 95th birthday.
Closing the press conference was told that the development of BAHART’s services will continue, and the wines of the Balaton wineries and local craft beers will be available in the ships buffet counter.

Thereafter, we sailed to over to the northern port of Balatonfüred, where was welcomed the ship of St. Nicholas. Upon arrival to the port of Balatonfüred the local greeted the audience with a festive show. At Noontime St. Nicholas’ boat made a free tour from Balatonfürend.

Riport & snaps by Aggie Reiter

14th Dalai Lama – An uplifting story – Documentary (Upper Story, 2020) @ Hungary’s Cinemas

Director Alessandra Pedrotti Catoni
Screening time: 95 minutes
Nation: Italian  – In English with Hungarian subtitles

Not recommended for children under 12 years of age

Hungarian cinema screening: Thursday, April, 21. 2022.

The documentary, co-produced by Tendzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, discusses the compatibility of cognitive neuroscience with Buddhist ethics. The film carries a powerful spiritual message for our times.

Now-a-days, a lot of individuals are suffering from various mental illnesses. Thanks to this research we can now get a much clearer picture of our minds, and now understand our impulses, how we can train our minds, how we can master our negative impulses, how we can bring about our personal spiritual-mental harmony, and with all this, how we can build a fairer, healthier human society based on love.

Speakers in the documentary are:
Professor Tendzin Gyatso – 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, Dr. Susan Bauer Wu – President of the Mind & Life Institute, founded by the Lama, Dr. Richard Davidson – Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Matthieu Ricard – Tibetan monk of French descent, PhD in molecular genetics, Prof. Tania Singer – Head of the Department of Social Issues at the Max Planck Institute – Together with her team, develops the foundations for an experimental- fairer society, Prof. Uri Hasson – Professor at the Faculty of Psychology at Princeton University – Head of the University’s Department of Neuroscience, Prof. Lobsang Tendzin Negi – former Tibetan monk, Thukten Dema – Tibetan nun, Katie Kane, Christian Vallejo and Caroline Wilkinson are students at Emory University and guest students at the Spiritual and Body Summer Course at Loseling Monastic University.

Director Alessandra Pedrotti Catoni met her Holiness at the age of nineteen and has been doing mental exercises for nearly twenty years now that, when properly applied, can lead to a happier life.

Source: Pannonia Entertainment Ltd.

Update by Aggie Reiter

New York Palace – Winemakers of Badacsony are waiting for the wine lovers again @ Budapest

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New York Palace – in the hall of Rome

Badacsony winemakers are pulling up their sleeves, welcoming in preparing for the tasting with renewed vigor, huge anticipation, a keen zest for life and real masterpieces.
Guests can enjoy a rich selection of Badacsony’s outstanding wines in the Rome Hall of the New York Palace. The exhibiting wineries fill the glasses in person, while telling us about their work and the common passion we all have for wine. This year’s slogan of the event is also intended to convey this mood: “We call to life”. These two words conceal renewal, spring, and all that the easing of restrictions in people addresses. After all, life is like a bottle of intoxicating wine.
Badacsony in New York has been characterized by real cooperation from the very beginning and a special, friendly atmosphere, which is due to the fact that the introductory wineries and exhibitors organize themselves, with the help of the Badacsony Guild Tourist Association.
Almost 50 exhibitors are waiting for the lovers of the Badacsony Wine Region at the tasting. This time, visitors can taste more than 160 types of mineral-rich wines from 34 wineries. The “protagonists” of the event are specialties that are born exclusively in this wine region, due to the unique minerality of the soil, the specific effects of basalt, sandstone and climate. Such is the case with the most loyal inhabitant of the Badacsony basalt hill, Kéknyelű.
Another interesting feature of the program is that in addition to the wineries, accommodations, restaurants and event venues will also be introduced, and of course the master classes will not be missed either.

Tickets for the event a on the spot for a limited number of 9900HUF
After 4 p.m., the hall will also open to the general public, and all wine lovers will find an exclusive tasting.
You can also take part in a master class to taste the following wines, the matching snacks are also made by András Wolf: Málik Cellar – Zeus 2015, Villa Tolnay Wine House – Green Veltelini 2015, Borbély Family Winery – Bács-hegy Olaszrizling 2015, Németh Cellar – Olaszrizling late harvest 2015, Vörös Szőlőbirtok Szürkebarát 1996, First Hungarian Wine House – Szeremley Estate Kéknyelű 2006, VáliBor 2016.

Master Courses time and wines to be tasted:
2.30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Dr. András Csizmadia – WINE BEDS – We are ideal for volcanic wines with bites.
4 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Dr. Gabriella Mészáros – THE MAGIC OF COMPLETENESS – Matured wines from Badacsony.

Admission entitles you to unlimited wine tasting on site.
Combined ticket I. (entrance ticket + 1st ticket for the master course) – 10800HUF
Combined ticket II. (entrance ticket + 2nd ticket for the master course) – 10800HUF
Combined ticket III. (entrance ticket + 1st class of the master course + 2nd ticket of the master course) – 13800HUF

Student ticket (with a valid student ID) – 5900HUF

See you in New York! Let’s get … toast together!

Update: Aggie Reiter

Hungexpo – Bocuse d’Or Europe 2022 Competition & Food – Wine Fair

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The Hungexpo Congress and Exhibition Center – Budapest again had the opportunity to host the European finals of the world’s most prestigious cooking competition.

Provider of the ingredients for the competition was SIRHA’s key professional partner the HORECA development leader of METRO.

At this year’s contest, Jerome Bocuse – son of the competition’s founder, Paul Bocuse was also present. The Bocuse d’Or Europe 2022, 17 national teams, including the Hungarian team were present for the competition. The Hungarian team finished in second place, thus qualifying for the World Finals in Lyon in 2023. Denmark won this year’s competition, with Norway taking third place. The best chef came from Sweden, the best ‘theme on plate’ was provided by the team from the United Kingdom while the best meat dish was served by the Swedish team.

This year the largest foreign exhibitor was Italy: many guests flocked to the flavors of Italy stand, where visitors could sample the gastronomy novelties of 20 different firms.

Stopped by the Giusti Family balsamic vinegar from Italy and found out slightly about their background. Since the seventeenth century, passing on the recipe that created a complex harmony of flavors and an excellent product. This balsamic vinegar has a perfect taste, also found out can be served with fresh pasta, ravioli, grilled meat, fresh fruit, fruit salad, desserts.  Tried personally on top of creamy mashed potatoes and result superb taste.. It is aged in barrels with the addition of matured balsamic vinegar extracted from centuries-old barrels.In the dense and sweet sauce, the aroma and taste of plum jam and red fruits are intertwined with honey and vanilla.  Just a reminder … about the allergens … may contain traces of: Sulfur dioxide and sulphite expressed as SO2.

Made in Italy – Latinum Ltd. have been spreading the products at the Hungarian Food Stores, whereas it is introduced Italian gastronomy and promote Italian products to Hungarian customers.

Baker Street Ltd. products  joined with their products to the fair with home-made selection of all-free biscuits are popular both in Hungary and abroad. The Freescuits and Highbake biscuit family is a 100% Hungarian product made from Hungarian ingredients. The Freescuits and Highbake biscuit family won the free award in 2019, which was one of the major recognition of their mission.  Popular both in Hungary and abroad. The Freescuits and Highbake product family, are being gluten-free and vegan, do not contain milk, added sugar, eggs, casein, soy and other allergens.

Wine producers from 91 domestic winemakers debuted in front of a number of international wine experts, journalists and as a result visitors were able to roll around to taste all the wines.

In a brief overview of a couple … At the METRO counter, tasted the Sweet by Tokaj 2016 Late harvest  wine which is available in bottle sizes of 3.75 liter and felt in Heaven with its rich sweet taste of the ripened by the sun’s rays grapes bottled at the harvest time from the best vineyards in the Tokaj wine region. In November, the grapes are harvested, which were already blended in 50% Furmin, 30% Yellow Muscat and 20% Hárslevelű. Their goal was to make a rich wine full of fresh, intense, fruity aromas.

Borbély Family Winery is on the Northern side of Lake Balaton. Badacsony’s landscape, grapes and wine have defined the life of their family for generations. Gyula Borbély and Gabriella established their first joint plantation in Badacsonytomaj in 1981, where today’s estate center is located. Their wines have the fruity aroma and mineral, terroir character of the ripe volcanic soil. In addition to their dry wines, also offering special wine from late harvest. These are the Ice Wine made from frozen grapes or the Italian Riesling Aszú, with which Gyula Borbély won the title of Master of Balaton Wines of 2007. Their wines are produce from Grape varieties i.e. Furmint, Irsai Oliver, Blue-tongued, Muscat Ottonel, Italian Riesling, Pinot Noir, Rhine Riesling, Rose Stone, Pinot Gris, Zeus.

Androsics winery is located a the southern shores of Lake Balaton in Balatonöszöd. The winery was established to process their own grapes. Have been in practice their vineyards for more than 40 years to wine consumers. They organize wine tasting and cellar tour for max 50 people and also vineyard tour for max.10 people. The venue is also suitable for both small and 120-person weddings. Some of their wines without the endless list: The princess, Italian Riesling, Ottonel muscat, Pinot blanc, Red wines and Rosé. Their Rosé wine tasted nice and fresh. If you like not only wine but also fresh air you should visit the winery and surrounding.

Whether long for sweet flavors classic sour cherries, pears, plum, canned veggyie or spicy pickles within the Rege bottles or can cn find the Hungarian tastes. Rege won the Superbrands Award for Outstanding Brands in 2019. Superbrands is a trademark that symbolizes outstanding quality. In addition to the decision of the prestigious expert committee on the award of the prize, the opinion
of consumers also plays a very important role.

Riport & snaps by Aggie Reiter

“Military Wives” 2019 – Inspired By A True Story – Drama/Comedy – Hungarian Cinamas


Running time: 1h 52m – English language with Hungarian subtitles.

Military Wives is a 2019 British comedy-drama film directed by Peter Cattaneo, from a screenplay by Rosanne Flynn and Rachel Tunnard.

Thursday, April, 21. 2022. the latest film by Peter Cattaneo, The Military Wives, will be released in domestic cinemas @ Hungary.

The most heartwarming film of the spring is a story, based on the events that actually took place.
Following a group of women in England whose counterparts are serving in Afghanistan, and face with the men’s absences. In the meantime the group of women waiting for them at home form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement. The story celebrates a band of misfit women who form a choir on a military base.
The movie features lots and lots of feelings, humor, heartbreaking songs like Don’t Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John, Time After Time by Cindy Lauper or Angels Robbie Williams.
At first it ain’t easy to get along with each other at first, but as pretty slow bonds of friends intertwine between them, music and laughter change their lives … not only do they help each other overcome their fears of losing their loved ones, but they find themselves at the center of a media sensation. The ladies perform as a choir at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London.

Cast: Kritin Scott Thomas – Kate, Sharon Horgan – Lisa, Emma Lowndes – Annie, Greg Wise – Richard, Jason Flemyng – Crooks
Crew: Director: Peter Cattaneo, Screenwriter: Rachel Tunnard, Music: Lorne Balfe, Cameraman: Hubert Taczanowski, Cutting: Anne SopelLesley Walker.

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The Bicentenary Events Started @ Sándor Petőfi’s Hometown

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Media representatives were invited to Kiskőrös to the press conference  held in the ceremonial hall of Kiskőrös Town Hall on March 14. 2022 and thereafter visiting the surrounding venues already connected to the bicentenary celebration of Sándor Petőfi.

Petőfi was born on January, 1. 1923 – (July 31, 1849) in Kiskőrös. During his tragically short life he created an oeuvre and system of ideas that has not lost its relevance to this day. His works has been translated into many languages e.g. English, German, Danish, Estonian, Slavic, Spanish mentioning a couple … Even in Chinese and Japanese. Also his poems are part of the curriculum in more than 50 countries around the Globe are translated to their mother tongue. His hometown, Kiskőrös, has been at the forefront of preserving and nurturing the cult of Petőfi for over two centuries.

Opening the press conference by the Secretary of State for Culture – Mr. Peter Fekete said the following: “Q”: “Last year, the Hungarian Parliament decided to declare 2022/23 the year of Petőfi, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of one of our greatest, best-known and still one of our most popular poets. In connection with the 200th anniversary of Petőfi, almost half a hundred programs will be implemented in Kiskőrös as early as in 2022 and ahead in 2023 with many artists and cultural institutions will re-tune Petőfi’s figure, oeuvre and some of his works. We will become readers again, and if we immerse ourselves in these nearly two hundred-year-old texts, we will discover freshness not antiquity. Life and the thoughts from which we can recharge and better understand what it means to be Hungarian.”

The Secretary of Sate for Culture brought for the event opening from the National Museum of Theater History, made in 1943 a treasure trove of art, with which Béla Büky visited the country, depicting the knight of János Petőfi. Mr. Fekete  said “Q“: “Getting to know Petőfi’s legacy is not like searching for antiques, but like fresh air, a living proof of the love of life. It shows why the best thing in the world is to be Hungarian.  Emphasized that “peace, freedom and the keeping of Hungarian soldiers in Hungary, which are among the national aspirations of the 48s, are similarly relevant in 2022.”

László Domony – Mayor of Kiskőrös spoke in connection with the fact that Kiskőrös will be one of the centers of the bicentenary year.  Said: “Q”: “This day is very important for Kiskőrös. Remembering the poet is a duty of all Hungarians, as in many countries Petőfi’s poetry is equal to Hungarian literature.in the future, would also like to create a memorial park related to Sándor Petőfi, which would embrace the poet’s life and historical background from exhibitions to scientific archive.” He added their goal and desire is that Kiskőrös will once again be at the center of national events, with more guests coming to their settlement, who will enrich good news and the hospitality of the people of Kiskőrös, enriched by cultural and gastronomic experiences.

Dr. László Salacz – Member of Parliament emphasized that in addition to Kiskőrös, Szabadszállás, Szalkszentmárton and Kunszentmiklós also consider the anniversary year to be extremely important, and all three settlements will commemorate Petőfi on the occasion of the bicentenary. There are many settlements in Bács-Kiskun County that can be connected to Petőfi, so the Bács-Kiskun County Local Government indicated in the preliminary discussions that it wants to play a kind of coordination role between these settlements.

László Rideg – The chairman of the Bács-Kiskun County Local Government, said that the local government had initiated the 2022 and 2023 Petőfi Memorial Year. The suggestion was welcomed that Bács-Kiskun County form the Petőfi Memorial Committee which is in process of being developed. The city is ready for the 200th Anniversary of Petőfi with exciting programs, unique outdoor installations, gastronomic specialties and renovated exhibition spaces.

Last but  not least, Dr. Erika Filus –  Director of the Petőfi Birthplace and Memorial Museum – Secretary of the Petőfi 200 Memorial Committee in Kiskőrös. talked about the traditions that make Memorial Days related to the poet’s life special for several years, and on the most significant programs of the year and a half ahead. The hometown has continuously and consciously preserved the memory of the poet since 1861, and strives to build the cult of Sándor Petőfi in a form and content as possible. The poet’s birthplace, Hungary’s first literary memorial house, has been open since 1880. The building, which was declared a Historical Memorial on May, 20, 2021., and was renovated to the 200th Anniversary of Petőfi.  The newly permanent exhibition of Petőfi’s poetry is on its way.

After the press conference, several programs were held at the main square and also listen to Petőfi’s poems in Hungarian and Chinese. The strong attachment of the city’s inhabitants to Petőfi is well illustrated by one of the memorable moments of the opening ceremony related to the events of March 15, when hundreds of students, from elementary school students to pensioners listen to Sándor Petőfi’s National Song.

In addition to the celebrations related to Petőfi’s life, visitors  are welcomed to unusual literary evenings, literary and city history walks. There are several permanent public installations in the city that provide an exciting experience not only for locals but also for visitors to the city. At the vending machine can listen to Petőfi’s poems in a foreign language. There is a  book-shaped stone bench written Petőfi’s  poem in several parts of the city. A temporary exhibition can be visited from the Petőfi-themed art collection, which is unique in the world and includes more than half a thousand contemporary works. In the hall of the Sándor Petőfi Cultural Center, a replica of the former Landerer and Heckenast printing press, which became famous in connection with the events of March 15, 1848, was placed, and anyone could try contemporary printing.

Reconstruction is of paramount importance, as the house, the courtyard and the main square in front of the birthplace will host a large number of events in the commemorative year. At present, the institution has a memorial museum, a gallery, two exhibition halls, a sculpture park for translators and a national country house, which allows for a diverse preservation of the poet’s hometown, rich in content and form. The János Vitéz Visitor Center introduces children to one of the poet’s best-known works in the form of a virtual adventure.

The locals were already very excited to take part in the celebration. There were a lot of home-made sweeties awaiting for the kids, and the adults were not left out by offering delicacies and delicious mulled wine. The locals hospitality flowed from their hearts.  Thanks to the VIP participants, organizers and locals … It was a Perfect Day.

Riport & Snaps by Aggie Reiter

21st National Restaurant Week @ Budapest & Nationalwide 2022.

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DiningCity – National Restaurant Week
March, 17- 27. 2022.

The National Restaurant Week marking its 21st occasion this year. The event offers quality food enthusiasts with 3-course menus from 3900HUF.
The participant restaurants around with 110 middle and upper-class category throughout a whole nation.
The guests can pre-book tables exclusively through http://www.etteremhet.hu. After booking on the website guests immediately receive an e-mail confirmation about their booking.Booking is not available in person nor by phone call.
The National Restaurant Week is the perfect venue looking/tasting for fine food by restaurant-goers to get more acquainted with the most unique specialties of the Hungarian cuisine and the best of Hungary’s restaurants.
Guests can choose beside the basic menus up to the exclusive gourment offers with price from 4900HUF or 5900HUF.

Some restaurants offer only a limited amount of tables to be booked. Therefore, advised to book ASAP through A.M. homepage.

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Herald News: Sons of a Stone-Hearted Man – Legend – Musical @ Erkel Theater Budapest

  District: VIII., 30. Pope John Paul II. Square.

Tuesday, March, 15. 2022. – 7 p.m.

Premier: The Great Reading Trial – Music and Text

Most likely the historical novel of Mór Jókai takes us back to the timezone of the XIX. century, during the War of Independence.

The Legend of the Baradlay Brothers is one of the most important and well-known stories in Hungarian history. After Mór Jókai’s novel (1869) and the film in (1965) this time will be adventures musical following the novel of Mór Jókai presented on the stage @ the Erkel Theater – Budapest.

The work was written in the midst of political struggles, in which its creator stood for the goal of independence. The theme in addition to patriotism, love, brotherly and parental self-sacrifice, and honor, betrayal, immorality, and revenge control people and history alike.

The adventurous and romantic history of the Baradlay Brothers is guided by a spectacle and awesome melodies that have never been seen nor heard before in Hungary.

The authors of the play are Szente Vajk, Attila Galambos and Levente Juhász, directed by Szente Vajk and produced by László Szabó.

Just a reminder … the musical play is in Hungarian language, yet the awesome cast and melodies surely  skip the barrels for the foreigners. Tickets on the spot.

Source: Musical for You – Production

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Visual Insights and Stories @ Robert Capa Center Budapest

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Saturday, March. 5, 2022. – 5 p.m.

District, VI., 8. Nagymező Str. – Budapest

Public Talk with artists David Claerbout and Gábor Ősz Robert
Free admission
The event will be held in English.

Within the framework of the Robert Capa Contemporary Photography Center’s program called CAPA VISA, leading foreign professionals in the field of contemporary art and photography – visiting Budapest for professional or private reasons – present their activities, research areas at the Capa Center. The aim of the program series is to create an opportunity for knowledge exchange between international and Hungarian photographers, artists, heads of institutions, curators, independent professionals, writers, and editors.

David Claerbout and Gábor Ősz will give a presentation about their work in general and their unique artistic methods. The lectures will be followed by an open discussion, which will also provide space for questions from the audience.

Wearing a mask is obligatory throughout the Capa Center. We recommend the use of hand sanitizer and ask that appropriate social distance be maintained.

David Claerbout (1969) was trained as a painter but became more and more interested in time through investigations in the nature of photography and film. While his works depict mundane actions and events, his main subject matter is the passage of time and the complex relationship between reality and illusion. He refers to today’s photographs as “mechanical images” because they require no specialized skills other than the push of a button. In his view, photography has lost the magical character that had been attributed to it for much of the last 160 years, and the intimate relationship between the creator and the subject of the photographic image has also come to an end. These days, this earlier – one might say: genuine – concept of photography is mostly kept alive by those who, at some level and in certain ways, exercise power over us viewers and want to control how we see the world. In this sense, the world of the “anticamera” is the one that lies beyond the field of vision of the photographic apparatus; it is the world of truth in which things exist in their own right and not in the service of some propaganda – as do the photos in the media disseminating ideas rather than real information. It is this very dilemma that Claerbout’s works on display in this exhibition seek to expose and impose.

Gábor Ősz (1962) has taken a similar journey – starting out from investigating problems in painting, he ventured into the field of picture theory extending to include the questions of the technical image. In his works, which explore fundamental artistic problems, he has always been concerned with the relationship between the image, its medium, and wall it appears on as well as the exhibition space it is exposed in as a whole. In his works delving into the inherent laws of black-and-white photography, color images, and projections, he explores the boundaries of photography. His themes emerge at the intersections of visual representations, politics, history, built environments, and related the material artifacts. For him, the “anticamera” – possibly in the sense of camera-less photography – is a philosophical point of departure inviting to reflect on the photography of the future. In his search for capturing light, time, and space in novel, objective ways, he tinkers up large-scale, image-taking and generating devices whose principles of operation diverge from those of conventional cameras and projectors. The camera obscura and other special contraptions Ősz builds are core elements in the making of his moving and still images and installations, which allow us to better understand the physical phenomena of the visible world with the help of critical analysis rather than through the semblances of the imagery that today’s consumer devices offer.

The word ANTICAMERA* condenses the disturbing idea that today we are constantly documenting our lives with smartphones and digital cameras, we may have almost completely forgotten how we once perceived reality back when it was not yet so easy to capture the mundane events of our lives. As technology advances and image reproduction processes along with the internet becomes widely accessible, the technical image has become our primary means of communication, and visual representation fundamentally drives the way we think and communicate today. In the era of visual overload in the 21st century, some of the most important questions are as to what effect this influx of images exerts on our consciousness, how we are affected, both emotionally and mentally, by the images that flood us, and how the fact that a digital camera is almost constantly within our easy reach shapes our perception of reality. From the dawn of photography, it has been argued that despite all its formal resemblance, the photograph does not coincide with the fragment of reality it depicts. And the fact that our own era has become marked by the ubiquitous use of digital and moving images, allowing us to virtually construct realities we want to show the world and thus imagine living in, has only raised further questions about the authenticity of technical images and their correspondence with reality. While exploring these issues, ANTICAMERA refrains from filling the exhibition space with what is considered photographs in the classical sense of David Claerbout and Gábor Ősz.

Source: CAPA Center

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Second Greatest Movie In The American Cinematic History „An Offer You Can’t Refuse” @ Budapest!

The GODFATHER digitally renewed & released on its 50th ANNIVERSARY.

The offer to a classic, often cited as one of the greatest films of all time, will receive a limited screening release only for a week, in the original language, with Hungarian subtitles.

February, 10 – 16. 2022.
In Hungary, the screenings will take place in the renewed cinema with comfy armchairs at the MOM Park, Cinema MOM – Budapest

Godfather fans who have loved it for decades, younger generations who still find it relevant today, and those who will discover it for the first time. The excellent acting, the history of the Corleone clan from 1945-55 continues to captivate the viewer even after 50 years. The film depicts the machinery of an Italian-rooted mafia that has become one of the most dreaded powers in the world, interspersed with shocking scenes that were shocking at the time.

The 50 years after its original premiere, Paramount Studio Coppola, under the professional guidance of the professional director, has completely restored the film and will be screened again on a large screen and expected to roll out across the globe in other venues.

The film was based on Mario Puzo’s novel of the same title, introduced the general public to the traditions, hierarchies and activities of Italian-American crime families that has become one of the most dreaded powers in the world, interspersed with shocking scenes that were shocking at the time being. His story, centered on the Corleone family, an organized crime dynasty in postwar New York City.
The Godfather was adapted, based on Mario Puzo’s novel of the same title. Also became Puzo best-selling book, the novelist who grew up in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen.

The Godfather created screen magic and was hailed as an instant classic from the moment it premiered on 24 March 1972, winning three Oscars including Best Picture. Far more than that, it also changed cinema.
The movie earned more money than any other film 1972, and it won Best Picture at the 1973 Academy Awards. The sequel, The Godfather: Part II, released in 1974, received comparable accolades.
Studios: Paramount Pictures and Alfran Productions, Director: Francis Ford Coppola, Writers: Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, Music: Nino Rota, Cinematographer: Gordon Willis.
Cast: Marlon Brando (Don Vito Corleone), Al Pacino (Michael Corleone), James Caan (Sonny Corleone), Robert Duvall (Tom Hagen), Diane Keaton (Kay Adams), Talia Shire (Connie), John Cazale (Fredo), Abe Vigoda (Tessio).
Academy Award nominations: Picture, Lead actor: Marlon Brando, Supporting actor: James Caan), Supporting actor: Robert Duvall,  Supporting actor: Al Pacino.
The excellent acting, the history of the Corleone clan from 1945-55 continues to captivate the viewer even after 50 years. The film depicts the machinery of an Italian-rooted mafia that has become one of the most dreaded powers in the world, interspersed with shocking scenes that were shocking at the time.

Distributor: Pannonia Entertainment Ltd.

Update Aggie Reiter