Posted: January 09, 2019 - Updated: January 21, 2019

7 projects participated at the DocLab filmmaking workshop of 15th Verzió Film Festival. Zsuzsanna Gellér-Varga, Moniek Wester Keegstra and Levente Pap tutored the participants in the frame of a 4-day-long intensive course and gave guidance
and mentorship in creating a short film/documentary essay or in editing a scene or episode from an existing feature-length

Posted: January 07, 2019 - Updated: February 01, 2019

A cooperation between Verzió and Budapest Metropolitan University has manifested in a project where graphic design MA students selected a film from the festival program and designed their own alternative poster - later exhibited in Empathy Café. 

Posted: December 07, 2018 - Updated: January 07, 2019
For the first time this year, the Audience Award winners were selected in not one but two categories: Hungarian and International. 
According to the audience votes, these are the TOP 5 Hungarian and International favourites of the 15th Verzió! 
Posted: December 05, 2018 - Updated: January 07, 2019

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Posted: November 17, 2018 - Updated: December 07, 2018

15. Verzió guest Manon Barbeau received the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-violence on the 16 November 2018, on the occasion of the International Day for Tolerance, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

Posted: November 14, 2018 - Updated: January 07, 2019

The 15th Verzió had nearly 10,000 visitors! After the Budapest edition the festival continued in other cities, where visitors had the chance to watch a selection of the best human rights documentaries: in Pécs, 15–18 November, at the Apolló Cinema; in Kecskemét, 17–18 November, at the Otthon Cinema; and in Szeged, 22–25 November, in the Grand Café Cinema and Megálló.

Posted: November 11, 2018 - Updated: December 07, 2018

The 15th Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will screen the winning films again on Sunday, 11th November. 

Posted: November 02, 2018 - Updated: November 02, 2018

Don't miss the exhibition opening of the alternativ film poster exhibition at Verzio 15!

Venue: Empathy Café, Budapest V., Arany János u. 31.
Date: 5th November, Monday, 18.30

Posted: October 31, 2018 - Updated: November 15, 2018


Posted: October 29, 2018 - Updated: October 31, 2018

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is this year’s winner of the European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. 

Sentsov is a Ukrainian film director, sentenced to 20 years in prison for “plotting terrorist acts” against the Russian “de facto” rule in Crimea.