Alexa works as a letter carrier. She loves television and TV-stars. She visits the studios and channels and collects reliefs and photographs. She builds the myth of the TV.
Éva Kardos was born in 1924 as the niece of the infamous Hungarian communist dictator, Mátyás Rákosi. Her story starts with early immigration to Moscow, school years spent with classmates like Mao Ce Tung’s offspring, then as a teenage partisan during WW2. After the war, her life continues as wife of the head of the secret service, before an adventurous escape on a tank during the 1956 revolution. Last – but not least – prostitution at the age of 56 after her husband’s mysterious death. Now she is 85. This film is about her life.
Zahnmekka – The Dental Mekka
Zahnmekka is focusing on the phenomenon of Dental Tourism that in the past decades has become a trend in getting one's teeth fixed in a cheap and elegant way. We would like to portray this surrealistic phenomenon in a creative documentary focusing humorously on the main players in the game: dentists, tooth technicians and patients of course.
The film is about the first rap talent scout competition of the Juvenile Prison of Tököl, Hungary. Rap and hip-hop is a vivid musical style popular within prisons worldwide – gangs, symbols, tatoos are made day by day, rap is the language of prisons. But how does this all work in Hungary, where penal execution is becoming even more strict? In a country where ethnic segregation is a usual habit in the poorest areas and racism is getting stronger? Our film is the first documentary in 30 years that is trying to show a complex image of the Hungarian prisons and its inhabitants.
Buday László u. 5/b