The trembling starts in his neck when Markus is getting closer to the images that have chased him for 49 years. Now he steers his motor home south, as far away from his past as possible. The images come without any warning. First a tingling in the neck, then the trembling spreads through Markus’ whole body. The abuse happened over 45 years ago, but only now can Markus put it into words. With his motor home, the 55-year-old always keeps moving, just so he doesn't spend too long thinking. A daily struggle for survival between the past and the view of the ocean horizon.
Awake each morning by the voice of a pigeon, the filmmaker reads his great-grandfather’s prison diary. He learns that a pigeon accompanied him too while he wrote. This solitary, timeless pigeon fills the gaps of what is forgotten, awaking unspoken family wounds.
Since the dawn of time, dreams are an inspiration for reflections on the subconscious and work as a gateway to the world of abstract images created on the basis of our thoughts, feelings, and experiences. In “I Dreamed Of” the author decided to interpret dreams of people dear to him and present them in a form of an animated short movie.
A dysfunctional society controlled by a toxic leader results in the reality of illiberalism and the sole autocratic EU member state is leading the way. Recently, an angular black hole appeared in the centre of this nation's main square, which proved invisible to Hungarians. The analysis of this dark object offers a short glimpse at tyranny from the angle of anxiety.
Born on 20 December 1976, Debrecen, Hungary. Studied at the Hungarian Academy of Arts. Afterwards he exhibited at various art venues. Between 2012 and 2016 he ran Higgs Field Project Space, an independent institution dedicated to video and installation art in downtown Budapest. Since 2018 he has been working for H. Field Intermedia.
He is a Los Angeles based filmmaker who graduated from DocNomads Masters on Creative Documentary and is currently a PhD student and Annenberg Fellow in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California. His films have screened at numerous festivals, galleries, and cultural events such as Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin in Musée du Louvre, Message to Man IFF, and Festival dei Popoli among others. They focus on character studies and deal with memory, identity, and family relations, paying particular attention to issues of representations and experimenting with various approaches to cinema.
Has written and directed a number of shorts and feature films, both fiction and documentary. Among his works: “An April Afternoon” (Venice Film Festival 1995), “What Love Got To Do With It” (1997) winner of international festivals along the best screenplay at the Solinas Award. Among the many documentaries he filmed on social issues and human.
2 Girls / 2 Ragazze (2016)
Migrants from Bangladesh and Ethiopia (2014)
In Hell’s Heart (2011)
Parma d’altri tempi (1992)
Guido Mazzoni (1992)
Born 1994, a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław in the field of Media Art. On daily basis he works as a graphic designer in an e-commerce company and in his spare time he fulfills himself in the artistic field. He has become interested in animation during his studies, however before that he had tried his hand at creating films and music videos. In his works he experiments with various techniques, looking for an appropriate visual means to express himself and illustrate the reality around him. He is also an amateur photographer.