Prebaci na Hrvatski

Eszter Hajdú


Eszter Hajdú is a film director and sociologist born in Hungary. She has a PHD in film directing and she regularly holds lectures at universities and does workshops and masterclasses for film students and human rights activists. Her films mainly deal with social-political taboos. Her film The Fidesz Jew was the most provocative and most viewed documentary film in 2008–2009 in Hungary. Judgment in Hungary (2014), about the neo-nazi trial of serial killing of Roma people in Hungary, won 19 international awards. Her latest film Hungary 2018 premiered in the 2018 IDFA feature length competition.

izvan konkurencije / out of competition , Opatija Summer Stage
(a part of Rijeka 2020 - ECoC programme)
Miradouro Media LDA
2018, 82`
Twenty-eight years after the fall of communism and on the eve of new presidential elections, Hungary arrives at a political crossroads. Is the country about to embark on another four years of right-wing populism, with Viktor Orbán and his Fidesz party remaining in power, or will former Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány and his pro-European left-wing party prevail? Filmmaker Eszter Hajdú followed...