Guests meet Guests

Only a 3-minute walk from Toldi Cinema, Empathy Café, the recently opened charity café of Red Cross, serves as a cozy meeting point for festival guests and visitors. Come in between November 6-11, and get a 10% discount by showing your festival pass or ticket. All café proceeds support the work of the Red Cross. Besides speciality coffee, the Red Cross also focuses on complying with sustainability measures and aims at running a community space for cultural and intellectual events, all to inspire guests with tolerance and openness.

November 7-8-9, two hours before closing, the café will host informal meetings for the documentary film industry. Verzio invites filmmakers, producers, distributors and everyone who works with or studies documentary cinema:

November 7, 6:30-8pm Welcome at 15th Verzio! 
November 8, 6:30-8pm French docs á la table! French doc experts will serve with insider information, in cooperation with the French Institute.
November 9, 8:30-10pm Guests meet Guests in cooperation with Goethe Institute.

For Guests meet Guests evenings registration is required, for professional accreditation please fill this online form.

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An alternative poster exhibition, a joint effort between Verzio and Budapest Metropolitan University’s graphic design department, will be on display at the café throughout the festival period. Don’t miss it!

FB page of the café here.

Address: Budapest V., Arany János u. 31.

Opening hours:

Monday-Thursday: 7:30-20:00
Friday: 7:30-22:00
Saturday-Sunday: Closed