Confrontation: Films by Hungarian Women Directors

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Entry: Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served Basis)
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Venue: C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003, India
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Event Description: 
Confrontation: Films by Hungarian Women Directors

A festival of award-winning contemporary films by Women Directors from Hungary. The festival includes a Film Workshop conducted by Prof. Balázs Varga, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE University), Budapest. Organised in collaboration with Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies, University of Delhi; and Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre.

Workshop At 4pm - 
All Days 
Conducted by Prof. Balázs Varga, Associate Professor, Film Studies at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. He writes and lectures on modern and contemporary Hungarian cinema, contemporary European cinema, production studies, popular cinemas and documentaries. He is a founding editor of Metropolis, a scholarly journal on film theory and history based in Budapest. 

 Films at 6:30pm - 

1st November
One Day (Egy nap)
(99 min; 2018; dvd; Hungarian with English subtitles)
Director: Zsófia Szilágyi

Multiple award winner including FIPRESCI Prize, Director’s Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival 2018; Best Actress Award, International Competition, Cairo International Film Festival 2018; Awards for Best Actress & Best Screenplay, Hungarian Film Week 2019; among others

This intense, intimate debut film shows 36 hours in a disintegrating marriage from the point of view of the stressed-out wife.

2 November
Body and Soul (Testről és lélekről)
(116 min; 2017; dvd; Hungarian with English subtitles)
Director: Ildikó Enyedi

Multiple award winner including FIPRESCI Prize, Competition, Golden Berlin Bear for Best Film, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury & Reader Jury of the "Berliner Morgenpost" Awards, Berlin International Film Festival 2017; Awards for Best Actress, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress & Grand Prize for Best Film Awards, Hungarian Film Week 2018; Sydney Film Prize for Best Film, Sydney Film Festival 2018; among others
Hungarian auteur Ildiko Enyedi returns with a strangely hypnotic and unique love story with Body and Soul.

3 November
Preparations to be Together for an Unknown Period of Time 
(Felkészülés meghatározatlan ideig tartó együttlétre)
(95 min; 2020; dvd; Hungarian with English subtitles)
Director: Lili Horvát

Multiple award winner including Golden Hugo, New Director’s Competition, Chicago International Film Festival 2020; Dublin Film Critic’s Award for Best Director, Dublin International Film Festival 2021; Best Actress Award, Golden Spike Award for Best Film & Pilar Miró Award for Best New Director, Valladolid International Film Festival 2020; among others

Márta Vizy is a 39-year-old Hungarian neurosurgeon who returns to Budapest for a romantic rendezvous at the Liberty Bridge with János, a fellow doctor…

4 November
Wild Roots (Külön Falka)
(98 min; 2021; Hungarian with English subtitles)
Director: Hajnis Kis

Recipient of the Audience Award for Best Film, Jury Prize for Best Film & Best Actor, Riviera International Film Festival 2022; Golden Barge Award for Best Film, Vukovar Film Festival 2022; and Winner, International Competition for Best Actor, Bosphorus Film Festival 2021

Wild Roots, which world premiered in competition at Karlovy Vary in 2021, follows ex-con Tibor, who works as a bouncer in a night club. 

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Confrontation: Films by Hungarian Women Directors Confrontation: Films by Hungarian Women Directors Reviewed by DelhiEvents on Friday, December 04, 2020 Rating: 5

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