THE FIRST FILMS HAVE ARRIVED: A SUNDANCE WINNER AND THE WORLD PREMIERE OF A NEW HUNGARIAN DOCUMENTARY IN THE PROGRAM!

Two documentaries have already accepted our invitation to the CINEDOCS competition program of the 17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival. The Hungarian premier of the 2021 Sundance World Documentary Directing Award -winner ’Sabaya’ and the world premiere of the new Hungarian documentary ‘Volt egyszer egy képregény’ [Once upon a time there was a comic book] will be held at the CineFest.

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Call for Entries

From now on, you can submit works to participate at the 17th Edition of CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival that will take place in Miskolc, Hungary from the 10th to the 18th September 2021.

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We wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Jiří Menzel died

Oscar-winning Czech director Jiří Menzel, died at the age of 82. He was awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award of CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival in 2017. Rest in peace!

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The 17th CineFest is going to be held in September, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic most of the leading international film festivals of 2020 (Cannes, Karlovy Vary, Locarno, Montreal) has been cancelled. Hungarian and international film projects have came to a stop and the film releases were rescheduled. Therefore the organizers of the CineFest were forced to make the hard decision to postpone the 17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival to 10-18 September, 2021.

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This year’s Festival has ended with great success

On September 21 the 16th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival has ended with huge success. Film professionals, Hungarian and international filmmakers attended the award ceremony organized in the House of Arts.

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Day 9 21 September 2019

The ninth day of the CineFest reveals the award winners of this year! Even though the award ceremony is not opened to the public, we still have a lot to do and watch! For the first time in Hungary we can watch a real hit: this year’s Palme d’Or winner Parasite. Let’s see the program for today!

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Day 8 – 20 September 2019

The second weekend of the Festival comes with pretty exciting movies as well. And the unique experience of meeting Mr. George Lazenby, the former James Bond. Our recommendations for Friday:

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“Avasi Kvaterka” repeated this year!

Wine, film, CineFest – that is the mission statement of “Avasi Kvaterka”. After it’s very successful debut last year the program is organized this year as well.

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Day 7 19 September 2019.

The approaching second weekend of the Festival brings new stars to Miskolc – as it is showed in the program as well. Let’s see the program, with the Hungarian premiere of Hungary’s 2020 Oscar entry.

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Day 6 – 18 September 2019.

A uniquely crazy Indian movie and Sylvester Stallone’s umpteenth comeback awaits us today at the CineFest’s sixth day. Let’s see what is out there for us today!

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Midnight – with a great comeback

The Midnight program is a traditional one at the CineFest. In the last years bloody action movies, horrors and thrillers gave us chills after 11 PM – that is, the Festival offered age restricted movies. This year only one film is screened in this category, and a much-awaited one. On the 19th of September, in the Pressburger room the legendary John Rambo, impersonated by the forever-fit Sylvester Stallone, returns for the fifth time to the screen. It is the last episode of the series that started in 1982. This time the Vietnam veteran who knows no fear is fighting against

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Day 5 17 September 2019.

Two new films by excellent directors: Agnieszka Holland and Bruno Dumont – that is the news for Tuesday at the CineFest! And of course a lot of other great movies as well. Let’s see the program for Tuesday!

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Change in the program!

On September 17 (Tuesday) the Mr. Jones starts at 11:15 PM in the Uránia. At the same time Léo Major – The One-Eyed Phantom is screened in the Pressburger room. On September 20 at 9:30 PM the gala screening of Pavarotti is held in the Zukor room. Pavarotti’s widow, Nicoletta Mantovani will be present at the screening. On the same day, The Realm starts at 3 PM in the Uránia.

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10. DOCompass Documentary Workshop

The 16th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival hosts the DoCompass program for the 10th time. Every year, the program offers some new Hungarian documentaries.

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Day 4 16 September 2019.

Even though a new week starts, Monday seems to be just as great in terms of the programs as any day of the weekend. The German entry in the competition program of the CineFest for example is one that has won Silver Bear at the Berlinale.

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Our Home – Miskolc

The aim of the “Our home – Miskolc” program is to bring the work of local artists into focus. Every year the organizers of the program look for new or already established talents to uncover stories from Miskolc and Borsod. This year the program offers real gems.

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