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Panorama Europe

Just the Wind (Csak a szél)
VENUE | Museum of the Moving Image
DATE | Saturday, April 12, 2:00 p.m.
With Bence Fliegauf in person 
Hungary. Dir. Bence Fliegauf. 2012, 86 mins. Digital projection. New York premiere.
As part of the Panorama Europe Film Festival (formerly known as Disappearing Act) Balassi Institute - Hungarian Cultural Center presents Just the Wind by Bence Fliegauf on April 12, Saturday at 2pm at the Museum of the Moving Image.
About the film

With Katalin Toldi, Gyöngyi Lendvai, Lajos Sárkány. A Romany community struggles to scrape by after a series of racially motivated murders in this haunting drama from one of Hungary’s most esteemed auteurs. Zeroing in on 24 anxious hours in the life of one family, the film gathers in intensity as ethnic tensions simmer and threaten to explode, the sense of unease masterfully heightened by the uncanny sound design. Winner of the Jury Grand Prix at the Berlin Film Festival, this alternately lyrical and vérité-gritty work offers an unforgettable, eye-opening look at the plight of the Gypsy people.
Tickets: Films screened at Museum of the Moving Image are $12 each (free for Museum members). Films screened at the Bohemian National Hall are free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
About PANORAMA EUROPE

Programmed by David Schwartz, Chief Curator, Museum of the Moving Image and co-presented by Museum of the Moving Image and the European Union National Institutes for Culture, Panorama Europe is a unique showcase of seventeen contemporary European features and a program of short films. Formerly known as Disappearing Act, the newly re-named festival continues the mission of showcasing vital European filmmaking as distribution remains challenging for foreign-language films in the United States. Panorama Europe gives New York audiences what may be their only chance to see these acclaimed films from the festival circuit on the big screen. This year’s festival will take place at Museum of the Moving Image in Queens and at Bohemian National Hall in Manhattan. 
About European Union National Institutes for Culture
European Union National Institutes for Culture in New York present cutting-edge and thought provoking artistic and intellectual European achievements to New York and U.S. audiences. EUNIC New York was founded in 2007, and has full 13 members and 31 associate members and observers.
Festival Board: Austrian Cultural Forum, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Czech Center, Goethe-Institut, Greek Consulate and the Onassis Foundation (USA), Balassi Institute - Hungarian Cultural Center, Polish Cultural Institute
Festival Partners: Consulate General of Cyprus, Consulate General of Estonia, Consulate of Latvia in New York,   

Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia and Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Consulate General of the Slovak Republic and Slovak Film Institute, Consulate General of Spain, Consulate General of Switzerland, Embassy of Republic of Lithuania, Embassy of Republic of Slovenia and Slovenian Film Centre, Italian Cultural Institute, Romanian Film Initiative. 

2014 line-up for Panorama Europe

• Opening Night:  Unit 7 (Grupo 7), Spain, 2012, directed by Alberto Rodríguez

• Balancing Act (Gli Equilibristi), Italy, 2012, directed by Ivano De Matteo - U.S. Premiere

• Blood Type, Estonia, 2013, directed by Leeni Linna

• The Bucaresti Experiment, Romania, 2013, screening with Before the Fall, Romania, 2011, directed by Tom Wilson

• Cinematic Inclusions, Lithuania, (seven shorts directed by Robertas Verba, Almantas Grikevičius, Henrika Sablevičius, Arūnas Matelis, Audrius   Stonye, Algimantas Maceina)

• Domestic Life (La Vie Domestique), France, 2013, directed by Isabella Czajka -  U.S. Premiere

• Dream Team 1935, Latvia, 2012, directed by Aigars Grauba

• Fish n’ Chips, Cyprus, 2011, directed by Elias Demetriou - New York Premiere

• Honeymoon (Libanky), Czech Republic/Slovakia, 2013, directed by Jan Hrebejk -  New York Premiere

• I Feel Like Disco (Ich fuhl mich Disco), Germany, 2012, directed by Axel Ranisch – New York Premiere

• Just the Wind (Csak A Szél), Hungary, 2012, directed by Benedek Fliegauf - New York Premiere

• Life Feels Good (Chce Sie Zyc), Poland, 2013, directed by Maciej Pieprzyca

• Miss Violence, Greece, 2013, directed by Alexandros Avranas -  U.S. Premiere

• My Dog Killer (Môj Pes Killer), Slovak Republic, 2013, directed by Mira Fornay - New York Premiere

• Paradise: Lost (Paradies:  Liebe), Austria, 2012, directed by Ulrich Seidl

• Rosie, Switzerland, 2013, directed by Marcel Gísler -  New York Premiere

• Seduce Me (Zapelji Me), Slovenia, 2013, directed by Marko Santic - U.S. Premiere

 

• Sonja and the Bull (Sonja I Bik), Republic of Croatia, 2012, directed by Vlatka Vorkapic - New York Premiere

 

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