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October 23, 2021

Magyar, Serbian films at Peasant’s Museum

New feature films, 2009-2010 productions, comedies, documentaries and shorts will be on offer for film-lovers in the fourth edition of the Magyar Film Week, to take place, between November 14 and 21, at the Romanian Peasant’s Museum (MTR), the Horia Bernea Studio. The Magyar Film Week will be opened by a film inspired from Hungary’s recent history, the 1956 uprising – “Kolorado Kid”.

The programme for the week also features a thriller (“Death Waltz”), a creative documentary (“Another Planet”), which collected a host of awards in international festivals, comedies (“Polygamy”, “Vespa”), dramas meant as critical reflections of contemporary society (“Team Building”, “Czukor Show”), a documentary on the renowned footballer Puskas Ferenc and a Transylvanian comedy (“Morgen”). The films will be presented every evening by film critic Radu Igaszag. The public will have a chance to speak with the actors and directors invited from Hungary, and others: Vagvolgyi B. Andras, the director of “Kolorado Kid”; Csanyi Sandor, the protagonist of “Polygamy”; Szoczi Arpad, the director of the documentary “Dracula’s Shadow”; Almasi Tamas, the director of the documentary “Puskas Hungary”; Andi Vasluianu, the protagonist of one of the shorts featured in “East Side Stories”; Koves Krisztian Karoly and Szabo Istvan, the director and the screenwriter of the thriller “Death Waltz”; Moldovanyi Ferenc, the director of the creative documentary “Another Planet”; Felmeri Cecilia, the director of the animated documentary recently laureate at Anim’est, “Matei”; Marian Crisan, the director of “Morgen”. The feature films and some of the documentaries will be presented with Romanian subtitles, the others with English subs. At the same time, as of today, the same venue will host the Serbian Film Week, an event running for three days. The opening gala will be graced with the presence of Serbian guests: the famous actress Mirjana Karanovic, the director Vladimir Paskaljevic, as well as representatives of the Serbian National Cinematography Centre. The manifestation will kick off with the screening of “Tamo i ovde” (Here and There), featuring Mirjana Karanovic.

The selection also includes “Djavolja varos” (Devil’s Town), written and directed by Vladimir Paskaljevic; “Sveti Georgije ubiva azdahu” (St. George Shoots the Dragon), directed by Srdjan Dragojevic; “Klopka” (The Trap), directed by Srdjan Golubovic, and “Turneja” (The Tour), written and directed by Goran Markovic. Entrance is free.

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