LONDON — “Le Grand Cahier” (The Notebook) has been selected as the official Hungarian entry for the Academy Awards‘ foreign-language film category. Janos Szasz’s pic, which won the Karlovy Vary Intl…
Andrew G. Vajna
“Hungarian cinema is back,” declares Agnes Havas, chief exec of the Hungarian National Film Fund, after Janos Szasz’s “Le Grand Cahier" (The Notebook), the first film funded by her young org to…
The Hungarian capital, Budapest, couldn't be hotter.
Some 260 Hungarian industryites held a protest conference in Budapest's Urania Cinema on Saturday in response to film-sector reforms ordered by the government and led by film industry commissioner…
Honcho brings H'wood chops to home market
Aussie documaker Peter Hegedus literally puts himself on the psychiatrist's couch in "My America," a stimulating chronicle of his search for the America he loved while growing up in socialist Hungary…
Producer Andrew G. Vajna will be feted with a lifetime achievement kudo at opening night ceremonies for the 10th Hungarian Film Festival in Los Angeles.
In "Children of Glory," the quelled 1956 Hungarian Revolution against Soviet-led Communist rule -- and subsequent Magyar Olympic water polo victory over the Russkies in Melbourne -- is given the…
The long-awaited screen version of the celebrated 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical emerges as a stunningly crafted objet d'art that evokes serious viewer admiration more than passionate…