GRANNY PROJECT

Dir. Bálint Révész, Gallivant Film, Új Budapest Filmstudió, 89 min, 2017, Hungary / UK

Three young men decide to get to know their grandmothers better – for one she’s a Holocaust surviving Hungarian communist, for another an English spy, and for the third – a dancer who grew up in Nazi Germany. Together with their grandsons, the grannies embark on an unusual journey into the past to once again relive their younger days. The open and witty inter-generational dialogue emphasizes the value of relationships between grandparents and grandchildren.

The three young men became friends while studying at university. During their studies they headed to Serbia to shoot a short film, and one night after filming Bálint told his friends about his grandmother and her incredible life. “Wait, my friend, until you hear about mine,” the other two chimed in…

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 / 18.00
After the screeningmeeting with film director Balint Revesz

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 / 21.00