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.Read more
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.Read more
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!Read more
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 againstRead more
For the first time, the annual meeting of the FIPRESCI, the International Federation of Film Critics, is held in Hungary
The International Federation of Film Critics [FIPRESCI] holds its annual meeting in Hungary for the first time ever.Read more
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.Read more