Menjek/Mardajak: New York / Leave/Stay: New York
Production: HUN 2013
In the recent two decades, the number of Hungarians considering living in a foreign country has tripled. Leave/Stay: New York is the pilot episode of independent documentary film series on the migration trends, life experiences, dilemmas and world of the contemporary Hungarian youth, the generation of the “new mobility”. Mirjam and Attila, two young Hungarians, the main characters of the movie, live their everyday lives in New York City. They left their home country with different goals; they live lives very different from one another, yet they are bound by the same dilemma of leaving or staying.