- 1 May 2021 9:39 AM
Hungary’s public media showed more than a hundred films on Friday, celebrating the day the first Hungarian-directed film was screened 120 years ago in Budapest.
"We’re celebrating the screening of the first film entitled A táncz (The Dance) on this day in the Urania Theatre in 1901,” Hungary’s film commissioner, Csaba Káel, said.
Hungarian film streaming service Filmio will make several films accessible free of charge, he added.
April 30 has been celebrated as the Day of Hungarian Film since 2018.
Hungary is celebrating the 120th anniversary throughout the year - watch this space for news of related celebrations now cinemas are reopening.
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