Posted: February 15, 2023 - Updated: February 24, 2023

Submissions to the 20th Verzió IHRDFF Are Open

The 20th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is now accepting documentary film submissions to its 20th anniversary edition. The Festival will be held 22–29 November 2023, in Budapest and in cities across Hungary.

Submit your film to the 20th Verzió through the following link:

Posted: February 06, 2023 - Updated: March 16, 2023

From 15 February to 6 April, we will screen ten films from the 2022 Verzió Film Festival's program at the Blinken OSA Archivum. 

Posted: February 02, 2023 - Updated: February 02, 2023

Visegrad Pitch


Posted: February 02, 2023 - Updated: February 02, 2023

CIVIL SOCIETY PITCH 5 – Powered by One World Romania

Extended deadline until February 9th

Registration for the Civil Society Pitch is extended until February 9th! We are still waiting for the registrations of NGOs and filmmakers for the 5th edition of the unique documentary development program with a focus on social issues and human rights.

Posted: February 01, 2023 - Updated: February 01, 2023

At the end of January, two of our colleagues attended our partner festival, FIPADOC in France.

Hanna Kádár participated as a jury member of the Young Europeans Jury which evaluated the European Stories section of the festival. 

Young Europeans Jury

Posted: November 18, 2022 - Updated: November 29, 2022

The screenings of the 19th Verzió Film Festival ended in the cinemas on November 16, but the festival continues online. In Verzió Film Festival's online film library at, most of the films are available to rent until November 20

Detailed information about tickets and passes and how to rent the films can be found below. 

Posted: November 13, 2022 - Updated: November 13, 2022

Award-winning films of the 19th Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival were announced on Saturday at Toldi Cinema. The three juries awarded three main prizes and two special mentions. The prize winners can be watched in Toldi Cinema on November 14, Monday and November 15, Tuesday. 

The festival screenings continue in cinemas until Wednesday. Between Novemebr 14-20, most of the films can be viewed online at

Posted: November 12, 2022 - Updated: November 13, 2022

The Killing of a Journalist will have two extra screenings: on Sunday at 2 PM in Művész cinema, and on Monday at 6.30 PM in Toldi Cinema. The dcoumentary, directed by Matt Sarnecki, won the Audience Award at the 19th Verzió Film Festival. 

Tickets can be purchased in the cinemas' ticket offices, and online at

The top 5 audience favourite films of this year's festival are:

Posted: November 11, 2022 - Updated: January 25, 2023

Change of program on 15 and 16 November! 

We are delighted to announce that, due to overwhelming interest and sold-out screenings, Beauty of the Beast, It Has Passed, and It's Fine and Howling Like We Do will be screened in a larger auditorium on 15 November (Tuesday) and Wednesday 16 November. There will be an extra screening of KIM

The new venues and screening times for the films are listed below. Tickets previously purchased for the Small Hall are still valid for the Big Hall. 

Posted: November 04, 2022 - Updated: November 06, 2022

The industry programmes of the 19th Verzió will feature nine events over four days, for film professionals, for students and teachers, as well as for those interested in the practical and theoretical aspects of documentary film education and filmmaking.