Movie recommendations – Day 8

It is day before the last and we have a Hungarian premiere again! Also, the controversial Palme d’Or winner that has a good chance to win Oscar comes to the CineFest, accompanied by the filmmakers.

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Movie recommendations – Day 7

On day 7. (Thursday) we have an Academy Award nominee in the competition program, but there are other movies to pay attention to as well.

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Movie recommendations – Day 6

Day 6 of the CineFest brings films from the Berlin International Film Festival. One of them, the Romanian movie, is the winner of the Golden Bear of 2021. Today we will learn how the Hungarian audience takes this controversial, overly sarcastic film.

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Movie recommendations – Day 5

Day 5 of the Festival offers two hits from Cannes: one starring Matt Damon, who tries to save his daughter, an another starring Alicia Vikander, who tries to save her marriage.

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Movie recommendations – Day 4

Dan Stevens plays a robot in the first film of the competition program on Monday. In the second we learn about the newest theories of Spanish ufologists. It sure is an exciting day!

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Exhibitions on the history of cinema

As a tribute to 120 years of history of cinema the CineFest not only screens Hungarian classics, but also organizes exhibitions that commemorate the past.

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Movie recommendations – Day 3

On Sunday a Hungarian war drama that has successfully debuted in Berlin and a film for hardcore metal fans will be waiting for those who are interested in the movies of the Competition and Open Eye program.

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Miklós Jancsó was born 100 years ago

Jancsó debuted in Cannes in 1966 with The Round-Up followed by masterpieces of universal cinematography such as The Red and The White, The Confrontation, Winter Wind or Red Psalm, which earned Jancsó the Best Director prize in Cannes in 1972.

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Movie recommendations – Day 2

The second day of the festival is full of masterpieces. Among others an excellent Hungarian feature film premiere starring and ex-MMA fighter, the most talked-about audience favorite of the Sundance and the newest film by the head of the CineFest jury of 2019 shot during the quarantine await those who are interested.

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Movie recommendations – Day 1

On the first day of the Festival we are facing a difficult choice: there are three extremely exciting and good films to watch. The latest work of the genius Anders Thomas Jensen, the multiple ward-winning drama of the Sundance Festival and an intimate portrait of a legendary band await the audience.

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Silesian Film Day

On Saturday, September 11, we can get acquainted with the some of the most significant works of Silesian filmmaking. Many of them is well.known for the audience, since we probably all remember Bolek and Lolek, are we not?

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Short features at the CineFest

Short features have a long tradition at the CineFest. Several filmmakers who later became significant directors and professional have appeared in the short feature competition program over the years.

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CineFest Adventure at the Szinva-terrace

The CineFest Adventure is back! This time, on the first day of the Festival (10 September, Friday) we are waiting for those interested in outdoor sports and beautiful landscapes to watch four films on the Szinva terrace.

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Lifetime Achievement Awards of the 17th Cinefest

Tony Gatlif receives the Lifetime Achievement Award of the 17th CineFest, Marcell Jankovics is awarded a posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award and Daniel Olbrychski is the Ambassador of European Cinema this year.

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Regulations

According to the current regulations, it is not obligatory to wear a mask at the festival venues or to present a vaccination card to attend the screenings. In case of changes in the relevant official regulations, please cooperate, redemption of tickets is only possible with receipt.

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Festival-winning gems in the feature film competition and Open Eye program of the 17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival

Just like in previous years the 2021 CineFest strives to bring the world’s newest and best films to Miskolc, so the Hungarian audience have a chance to watch them at the same time as the world. CineFest also presents award-winning works from famous, major international film festivals at the Borsod county seat. Both the competition program and the Open Eye selection abound in festival-winning film delicacies.

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