Third Check The Gate festival runs June 22-28, first at the Hungarian Culture Centre then at Hammersmith’s Riverside Studios.
London’s Hungarian film festival Check The Gate, now in its third year, will focus on the theme of immigration this year. The festival runs June 22-28, first at the Hungarian Culture Centre then at Hammersmith’s Riverside Studios.
Programme highlights will include Tamas Almasi’s football documentary Puskas Hungary; Marta Meszaros’ new feature Last Report on Anna; Peter Forgac’s Hunky Blues about Hungarian immigrants to the US in the early 20th century; and Istvan Szabo’s Sunshine, starring Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz.
Other planned events include an industry day, film education activities, a roundtable discussion on emigration, and an animation workshop co-organized with London Film School.