Special Issue 7: Hungarian Cinema (February 2008)

Guest Editor: Catherine Portuges

Catherine Portuges is Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Catherine Portuges: “Contemporary Perspectives on Hungarian Cinema”


Susan Suleiman: “On Exile, Jewish Identity, and Filmmaking in Hungary: A Conversation with István Szabó

Catherine Portuges: “A Conversation with Gyula Gazdag


György Báron: “Dead Sea Scrolls: Hungarian Documentaries Before and After the Political Changes”

John Cunningham: “Jenö Janovics and Transylvanian Silent Cinema”

Kristian Feigelson: “The Labyrinth: A Strategy of Sensitive Experimentation, A Filmmaker of the Anonymous”

David Frey: “‘Why We Fight’ Hungarian Style: War, Civil War, and the Red Menace in Hungarian Wartime Feature Film”

Beverly James: “Character Subjectivities in Films about the 1956 Hungarian Revolution”

András Bálint Kovács: “The World According to Béla Tarr”


John Cunningham: Csaba Bollók’s Iska’s Journey (Iszka utazása), 2007

Peter Hames: Ágnes Kocsis's Fresh Air (Friss Levegö), 2006

Anikó Imre: Áron Gauder’s The District (Nyóckér!), 2004

Steve Jobbitt: Nimród Antal’s Kontroll (2003) — Subterranean Dreaming: Hungarian Fantasies of Integration and Redemption

Ivan Sanders: Tainted Art: On István Szabó's Taking Sides (2001)

Ivan Sanders: Oversexed, Overstuffed, Over the Top: György Pálfi’s Taxidermia (2006)


Updated: 29 Jan 08