For the first time, the annual meeting of the FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics, is held in Hungary
The FIPRESCI was founded on June 6 1930 in Brussels, Belgium. It was initiated by Belgian, French and Italian critics. Its headquarter is in Munich. Nowadays the FIPRESCI has members from more than 50 countries. With almost 400 critics and film journalists as its members the FIPRESCI aims to promote and improve film culture and protect professional rights. The organization has a section for individual members and also an international section. Hungary is represented by the Department of Film and TV Critics of The National Association of Hungarian Journalists.
At the annual meeting in Miskolc, the leaders of the FIPRESCI – Isabelle Danel- President and Philippe J. Maarek – Vice President – will be present together with the representatives of the German, Italian, Swiss, Russian Greek, Finn, Croatian, Belgian and Dutch associations.