Cinema Filmworkshop

“Prayers at the southern ends”
(A film profile about József Bogdán priest-poet)

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Runtime: 25 min, HD, production year: 2017

Storyline: József Bogdán, the priest-poet from Vajdaság, lives his everyday life, hoping his prayers will come true and dreaming of retaining future for the Hungarian community in the area.

But beside hopes and dreams, peace and anxiety, lineliness and fear also surround the priest of Fehértemplom. Our documentary intends to present the portrait of József Bogdán,

a priest and poet - two missions with enormous challenges for the priest and with sorrowful inspiration and shelter for the poet. We want to present the man, the priest who really has his place and people at his heart,

who marries, baptizes and visits the ill; who buries, celebrates mass, teaches RE and prepares children for receiving the sacraments. In brief: the theme is the priest and the poet.

Religion and poetry. At the same time, at the same place.

Written and directed by: Csilla Fejős
Cameraman: Zoltán Csubrilo
Production manager: Attila Iván
Sound manager: Aleksandar Ilić
Editor: Viktor Csendír
Narrator: István Bicskei
Music: Szilárd Mezei – ‘Túl a Tiszán Innen’ Ensemble
(Sorrowful Days, Crane Bird, Dark Clouds Covering Me,
Song of the Outlaw of Csóka, Song of the Völgyes Dawn)
Consultant: Zoltán Bicskei
Translated by Tamara Ivan
Photography: László Dormán
Other participants: Edmond Pihe, László Iván, Andrej Imrić
Produced by: Attila Iván (Cinema Filmworkshop)
Production coordinator: Ferenc Szohár (Cinemart Ltd.)
Special thanks to Éva Hózsa, PhD; Valéria Beszédes Dévavári MS;
Mária Bánszky; Irén Wagner
The production was supported by the Hungarian Media Supporting Programme.

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“Integration”

Runtime: 40 min, HD, production year: 2016

Storyline: The documentary continues to follow the integration of the Toldi family in Malta, who emigrated from Serbia about a year ago.

We learnt a lot about integration to school, learning the language, taking part in cultural life, getting to know new friends, colleagues.

We can integrate only if we try to blend in and make friends and get to know people who show us their traditions-culture, which helps us to get to know the country we chose.

Sooner or later we will get accepted and we will be trusted. This is what the documentary investigates, these are the questions it tries to answer.

cast: Klára Mihályi, Attila Toldi, Csenge Toldi, Réka Toldi

music: Zsolt Gulyás

rework coordinator: Ferenc Szohár
translator: Tamara Ivan
cinematography: Zoltán Csubrilo
production manager: Ferenc Szohár
producer: Attila Iván
director, editing: Zoltán Csubrilo
producer: Cinemart Ltd.

produced by: CINEMA FILMWORKSHOP (CINEMA FILMMŰHELY),

financed by: Hungarian Academy of Arts


"The colour of half-shadow"

Runtime: 33 perc, HD, production year: 2015.

Storyline:
In this film, we wished to paint the portrait of Laura Peity Sagmeister, the painter, for her pictures are not only kept in evidence among the original values of our immediate surroundings,

but they cannot be evaded in the context of contemporary European culture either. In the film, we laid emphasis on what our character can deposit in the extensive archives of the fine arts.

Perhaps, that is why we found it exciting to answer what inspires our artist. While working, Laura tells us with unprecedented empathy about the methods she uses and the different experience,

as if hidden things, through which a picture becomes the picture. How well she can do this is already proved.
In order to ramble over Laura’s spaces, just like observing nature, one needs a sea of peace and at the same time an intensified inner glow.

We must slide smoothly and noiselessly from etchings to paintings. With our cameras, we follow the strokes of the brush and suddenly,

out of the denseness of rich drawings flashes something which encloses and permeates us.

Director: Fejős Csilla
Script: Fejős Csilla
Cameraman: Iván Attila
Film-editor:  Iván Attila
Translator: Almási Csilla
Music: www.bensound.com
Cast: Sagmeister Péity Laura

produced by: CINEMA FILMWORKSHOP (CINEMA FILMMŰHELY), 
producer: CINEMA FILMWORKSHOP (CINEMA FILMMŰHELY), 
financed by:  The Provincial Secretariat for Culture, Public Information

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