News - 2018


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. 

Posted: October 25, 2018 - Updated: October 27, 2018

Date: November 9, 17:00
Venue: Blinken OSA Archive, Budapest V., Arany János u. 31.

Posted: October 25, 2018 - Updated: October 25, 2018

Date: November 7, 17:30
Venue: CEU, Budapest V., Nádor u. 15, room 103

In his masterclass entitled “Film As Actor”, Bill Morrison focuses on those instances in his work where the film material itself becomes an agent in the narrative of the film, and how this impacts the meaning of the film.