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Hungarian National Film Archive

The Archive's duties: collection, acquisition, preservation, restoration, screening and professional storage of the Hungarian features, documentaries, newsreels, animations, popular science films and classics of world cinema. The Archive has the most extensive film collection in Hungary, approximately 64,000 inventory items. Some prints are lent for training, clubs and festivals. Hungarian films are permanently restored. Library is the largest and the single one in Hungary specialized on film with over 20,000 books, 4,000 volumes of periodicals, 3,500 scripts and 30 current foreign technical journals. The poster department preserves 53,000 posters and 200,000 photographs. The art cinema, Örökmozgó has an unique and highly exciting programme with a widely appreciated venue for exhibitions, meetings and debates. The periodicals are Filmkultúra published since 1960 and now available online, Filmspirál, Muszter, MovEast (English). Moving Picture Gallery (MozgóKépTár) is an unique bilingual (English-Hungarian) multiplatform publication offering information from an integrated system of 11 databases on over 10,000 films.


Digizine of the National Film Archive of Hungary: news, films, profiles, essays, reviews, Örökmozgó, gallery, who's.

The District!

Animated feature film, 2004. Story: The kids of the district grew up in constant rivalling and fights as their Gypsy, Hungarian, Arab, and Chinese families engage in everyday hostility. Yet Richie, the youngest of the Lakatos clan attempts to find a way to pacify the Csorba family, and especally their lovely daughter, Jules. As he soon reveals, the way to peace is through money, and that the only way to make money is to have oil. So the kids take a timetrip to the prehistoric age, and create their own oil reserves right under the district. After their return the exploitation of oil begins, radically changing the stance both in the school and in the general criminal environment of the area. And their sudden success draws some unwanted international attention to the district...

Révélations hongroises - Promotion of Animated Films

Révélations hongroises is a non-profit organisation founded in October 2002 by Jean-Philippe Salvadori. Our purpose is to promote the works of young Hungarian animated film authors abroad and especially but not only in the French-speaking countries. Révélations hongroises organises screenings, workshops, exhibitions and discussions around animated film with a focus on young Hungarian animated film.

Daazo - European Short Films is a Hungarian-based online network for hosting professional short fiction films and user-uploaded videos. In collaboration with many film studios, festivals, schools and associations, Daazo presents several movies weekly from the past years' best short films, setting up a growing online collection of short films which motivate users to upload more quality content to its database.