Péter Forgács

  • Péter Forgács – Hunky Blues (2009)

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    The internationally acclaimed director and recipient of the Erasmus Award in 2007, Péter
    Forgács created a documentary exploring the fate of hundred thousands of Hungarian
    men and women who arrived to the United States between 1890 and 1921. To tell their
    sagas Forgács weaved this grand epic from the early American cinema, found footage,
    photographs and interviews. The film reveals the difficult moments of arrival, integration
    and assimilation, which eventually fed the happiness of the later generations and their
    fulfillment of the American dream.Read More »

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