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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Péter Forgács

Péter Forgács at IFFR

  • Own Death

    A very cinematographic black & white adaptation of the novel Own Death by the Hungarian writer Péter Nádas, made by the prize-winning Hungarian master

    • Kings & Aces
  • Bibó Breviárium

    There are several film makers who use clever editing to put together a new film from old images, but few do it as cleverly as Péter Forgács. About the

    • True Stories
  • Az örvény

    Beautiful and moving compilation of amazing found footage. The amateur films made by the Jew György Petö document his own demise in World War Two. See

    • main programme
  • A semmi orszaga

    Poetic and political compilation of the amateur films of Laslo Ratz. Ratz fought as a soldier in World War Two in Russia. Found-footage film of the hi

    • main programme
  • Miközben valahol…1940-43 – Az ismeretlen háború (III)

    Lyrical compilation film with shockingly banal material from World War Two.

    • main programme short
  • Simply Happy

    Unconventional documentary portrait of Rotterdam’s post-war suburb Ommoord.

    • dutch perspective
  • Kádár’s Kiss…

    Reflections by the Hungarian found-footage master about the Stalinist period under dictator Kádár.

    • main programme short