FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Chirribirri (Csiribiri)

Director JánosRózsa sculpts his film Chirribirri around what is a common experience for every Hungarian children: the songs of Judit Halász.

01-02-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Out/In Tawaret (Ki/Be Tawaret)

Veteran director György Molnár collected the crazy adventures of contemporary extravagant female poet Orsolya Karafiáth to create the film Out/in Tawaret.

01-02-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Deathwaltz (Halálkeringő)

The Deathwaltz from director Krisztián Károly Köves is billed as the first modern Hungarian thriller.

01-02-2010

Streičs directs another hit film for Latvia

Latvian director Janis Streičs has revived interest in domestic film production with his latest feature Rudolf's Legacy (Rudolfa mantojums).

31-01-2010

Production: The Mission of the Human Resource Manager moves into postproduction

Israeli filmmaker Eran Riklis (Lemon Tree, The Syrian Bride) completed a 20 days shoot of his new feature in Romania in late December, after shooting in Israel for 3 weeks during last November, and is now in postproduction.

27-01-2010

Production: Tuesday after Christmas wraps postproduction

Radu Muntean's fourth feature after Rage, The Paper Will Be Blue and Boogie will complete postproduction by the end of January 2010.

27-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: The Gravedigger (A sírásó)

The Gravedigger is best characterized as an experimental film, as director-photographer Sándor Kardos creates a film interpretation of Rainer Maria Rilke's poem "The funeral of John Mortonson."

26-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Bibliotheque Pascal

Bibliotheque Pascal from director Szabolcs Hajdu had a long production process and overcame numerous problems before it completion.

26-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Vespa

Vespa, the second feature from Diana Groó (Csoda Krakkóban) is about a Romany child who wins a Vespa scooter and must travel from his poor home town to Budapest to collect the prize and bring it back home.

26-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Question in Details (Köntörfalak)

After two fresh comedies (Tesó, Kész cirkusz), director Zsombor Dyga turned to the darker side in Question in Details, a film about triangular relationships filled with tension.

25-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Czukor Show

Tamás Dömötör's Czukor Show takes on the cruelty of TV talk shows - the film was inspired by a show featuring a woman who killed her own child.

25-01-2010

FNE at Hungarian Film Week: Team Building

Team Building, the debut feature of Réka Almási, looks at the curious development of capitalist Hungary through the twisted logic of team building management techniques.

25-01-2010

Zero 2 premieres in Lithuania

Emilis Velyvis' second feature film Zero 2 (www.zero2.lt) premieres on January 20 in Vilnius, with nation-wide distribution beginning on January 22.

21-01-2010

PRODUCTION: Romanian Spring in early development

Romanian Spring, the first feature film from Romanian writer/director Anca Miruna Lăzărescu, is in development as a co-production from Romania, Czech Republic, and Germany.

17-12-2009

PRODUCTION: Letters to Ingel in production

Art-house director Sulev Keedus is in production with his long awaited third feature, Letters to Ingel written in tandem with script partner, Estoniam literary savant Madis Kõiv.

17-12-2009

PRODUCTION: Warsaw uprising drama Dance of Death in production

Dance of Death. Scenes from the Warsaw Uprising from Polish director Leszek Wosiewicz, devoted to one of the most defining moments in Polish history, has finished the first phase of filming in Warsaw.

16-12-2009