Hungarian Film Days at CSU / Magyar Filmnapok CSU-n

Event flyer – szórólap
March 13th Friday, Room MC 134

  • 1:00-1:30 Introduction
  • 1:30-3:15 White palms/ Fehér tenyér
    Dir. Szabolcs Hajdu (2006)
    Having suffered as a boy under a brutal Communist-era coach, champion Hungarian gymnast moves to Canada years later in search of a new start.
  • 3:15-3:45 Discussion, refreshments
  • 3:45-5:30 Delta
    Dir. Kornél Mundruczó (2008)
    Mihail returns to his mother’s village after years to discover he has a grown half-sister. When Mihail moves to an island that once belonged to his family, Fauna tags along, eager to escape her brutish father. What should be an idyllic existence is disrupted by the small minds of villagers.
  • 5:30-6:30 Discussion, refreshments

March 14th Saturday, Room MC 136

  • 9:30-10:00 Introduction
  • 10:00-11:30 Son of the White Mare/ Fehérlófia
    Dir. Marcell Jankovics (1981)
    This animated film is based on ancient Hunnic and Avaric legends. The story’s main character is Son of the White Mare who is a man with superhuman power.
  • 11:30-12:00 Discussion, refreshments
  • 12:00-1:45 Samba/ Szamba
    Dir. Róbert Koltai (1996)
    Otto Szamba Sr. organizes a community theatre group, which all the children of the town embrace. All except Otto Jr., who is ashamed of his father’s tendency to overact on stage and in real life. Along with the theme of generational difference, the conflict of communism vs. capitalism is also predominant in this delightful comic drama.
  • em>1:45-2:30 Discussion, refreshments