Jewish & Israeli Film Festival In Budapest, 27 November – 1 December

  • 19 Nov 2019 8:35 AM
Jewish & Israeli Film Festival In Budapest, 27 November – 1 December
With an extensive line-up of recent movies depicting today’s Jewish culture and heritage, 8th Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival is the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. This year’s program features a fresh selection of pictures from France, Mexico, the United States, Israel, Austria, and Hungary.

This years’ line-up features RBG, a riveting portrayal of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: U.S. Supreme Court Justice „RBG” has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans – until now.

Promise at Dawn, an epic historical movie from France tells the story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and sole writer to have won the Goncourt Prize for French literature two times.

Additionally, the festival offers a fresh pick of recent Hungarian cinema, including Those who Remained, The Shepherd, Curtiz and The Euphoria of Being.

Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival is the successor of the former Budapest Jewish Film Festival and Budapest Israeli Film week, merging the traditions of these two popular events.

The festival takes place in vibrant downtown Budapest, enabling visitors to explore the city’s Jewish heritage, as well as further cultural gigs and the best of local culinary.

Tickets: 
HUF 1,500 per film

Venues: 

Művész Cinema
1066 Budapest, Teréz krt. 30.

Puskin Cinema
1053 Budapest, Kossuth Lajos u. 18.

More:
zsifi.org

Photo courtesy of the organisers

  • How does this content make you feel?

Explore More Reports

  • Exploring Ghanaian Culture & Heritage @ CEU Festival, 14 September

    Exploring Ghanaian Culture & Heritage @ CEU Festival, 14 September

    • 9 Sep 2019 12:19 PM

    Are you interested in how to make holograms? Would you wear jewelry made out of used bike parts? Have you imagined the way in which the city should be redesigned while being stuck in traffic? Are you interested in how a CEU climate researcher, a famous poet and slam poetry come together on one stage? Has it been a while since you danced? Well, it is just about time as the academic year has already started.

  • 'Bridging Europe 2019' @ Palace Of Arts, 18 – 27 September

    'Bridging Europe 2019' @ Palace Of Arts, 18 – 27 September

    • 5 Sep 2019 6:48 AM

    This year the diverse programme of Bridging Europe focuses on Italy. The event series, organised jointly by the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Müpa Budapest, enters its seventh year of showcasing works from a given country with exciting cultural values – from music through fine arts to literature.

  • Video: Hungarian Museums Awarded At Shanghai Multimedia Festival

    Video: Hungarian Museums Awarded At Shanghai Multimedia Festival

    • 4 Sep 2019 7:14 AM

    The National Museum of Hungary (MNM) won the grand prize and a gold medal at a multimedia festival organised in Shanghai by AVICOM, the international committee for audiovisual and new image and sound technologies, a body of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).