8. Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

8th Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival
27 November – 1 December, 2019

With a broad line-up of the latest movies depicting today’s Jewish culture and heritage, Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival is the largest event of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. This year’s programme features a fresh selection of recent pictures from the United States, Israel, Germany, Mexico, France, Austria and Hungary.

Venues

Művész Cinema
District 6, Teréz krt. 30.

Puskin Cinema
District 5, Kossuth Lajos u. 18.

Tickets

Tickets available from 14 November.

www.zsifi.org
www.muveszmozi.hu, www.puskinmozi.hu
– at the festival venues box offices

Official selection

Promise at Dawn
Original title: La promesse de l’aube
France, 2017
Language: French
Runtime: 131 min
Stars: Pierre Niney, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Didier Bourdon
Director: Eric Barbier

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Screenings:
– 28 November, Wednesday, 7pm | Puskin Cinema
– 29 November, Thursday, 7pm | Puskin Cinema
– 2 December, Sunday, 8pm | Puskin Cinema

Flawless
Original title: HaNeshef
Israel, 2018
Language: Hebrew
Runtime: 97 min
Stars: Stav Strashko, Netsanet Mekonen, Noam Lugasy
Director: Tal Granit, Sharon Maymon

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Screenings:
– 29 November, Thursday, 7:30pm | Puskin Cinema
– 2 December, Sunday, 8pm | Művész Cinema

My Polish Honeymoon
Original title: Lune de miel
France, 2018
Language: French with English subtitles
Runtime: 88 min
Stars: Judith Chemla, Arthur Igual, Brigitte Roüan
Director: Élise Otzenberger

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Screenings:
– 30 November, Friday, 7:30pm | Puskin Cinema
– 1 December, Saturday, 7:30pm | Művész Cinema

Driver
Original title: Driver
Israel, 2017
Language: Hebrew
Runtime: 87 min
Stars: Moshe Folkenflick, Manuel Elkaslassy, Yaël Abecassis
Director: Yehonatan Indursky

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Screenings:
– 30 November, Friday, 7pm | Puskin Cinema
– 2 December, Sunday, 3:30pm | Puskin Cinema

The Interpreter
Original title: Tlmočník
Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, 2018
Language: German, Slovak
Runtime: 113 min
Stars: Peter Simonischek, Jirí Menzel, Zuzana Mauréry
Director: Martin Šulík

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Screenings:
– 1 December, Saturday, 3:15pm | Művész Cinema
– 2 December, Sunday, 5:30pm | Puskin Cinema

Fig Tree
Original title: Fig Tree
Israel, France, Ethiopia, 2018
Language: Amharic, Hebrew
Runtime: 93 min
Stars: Rodas Gizaw, Mitiku Haylu, Betalehem Asmamawe |
Director: Aalam-Warqe Davidian

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Screenings:
– 1 December, 5:30pm | Művész Cinema
– 2 December, 7pm| Puskin Cinema

Leona
Original title: Leona
Mexico, 2018
Language: Spanish
Runtime: 94 min
Stars: Naian González Norvind, Christian Vazquez, Carolina Politi
Director: Isaac Cherem

IMDb

Screenings:
– 30 November, Friday, 5:30pm | Művész Cinema
– 1 December, Saturday, 3:30pm | Puskin Cinema

Untogether
Original title: Untogether
USA, 2018
Language: English with Hungarian subtitles
Runtime: 98 min
Stars: Jamie Dornan, Lola Kirke, Jemima Kirke, Billy Crystal
Director: Emma Forrest

IMDb

Screenings:
– 30 November, Friday, 5:30pm | Puskin Cinema
– 1 December, Saturday, 7pm | Puskin Cinema

Tel Aviv on Fire
Original title: Tel Aviv on Fire
Israel, Germany, Belgium, 2018
Languages: Hebrew, Arabic
Runtime: 100 min
Stars: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton
Director: Sameh Zoabi

IMDb

Screenings:
– 30 November, Friday, 7:30pm | Művész Cinema
– 1 December, Saturday, 7:30pm | Puskin Cinema

Toman
Original title: Toman
Czech Republic, 2018
Language: Czech
Runtime: 144 min
Stars: Jirí Machácek, Katerina Winterová, Stanislav Majer
Director: Ondrej Trojan

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Screenings:
– 1 December, Saturday, 2pm | Művész Cinema
– 2 December, Sunday, 2:30pm | Művész Cinema

Longing
Original title: Ga’agua
Israel, 2017
Language: Hebrew
Runtime: 100 min
Stars: Ella Armony, Shai Avivi, Shmil Ben Ari
Director: Savi Gabizon

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Screenings:
– 30 November, Friday, 5pm | Puskin Cinema
– 1 December, Saturday, 5:30pm | Puskin Cinema

The Shepherd
Original title: A Pásztor
Hungary, 2019
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles
Runtime: 91 min
Stars: Miklós B. Székely, Ákos Horváth, Ágnes Jókai, Tamás Jordán, Krisztián Endrődy
Director: László Illés

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Screenings:
– 30 November, Friday, 5pm | Művész Cinema
– 2 December, Sunday, 5:30pm | Művész Cinema

Those Who Remained
Original title: Akik maradtak
Hungary, 2019
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles
Runtime: 83 min
Stars: Károly Hajduk, Abigél Szőke, Mari Nagy, Andor Lukáts
Director: Barnabás Tóth

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Screening:
– 1 December, Saturday, 5pm | Puskin Cinema

Curtiz
Original title: Curtiz
Hungary, 2018
Language: Hungarian with English subtitles
Runtime: 98 min
Stars: Ferenc Lengyel, Lili Bordán, József Gyabronka, Declan Hannigan
Director: Tamás Yvan Topolánszky

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Screening:
– 1 December, Saturday, 3pm | Puskin Cinema