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56Films is a production company specializing in documentary films as well as television production. Founded by journalist-documentary filmmaker Réka Pigniczky and corporate finance consultant Barnabas Gero in 2005, 56Films strives to tell compelling stories from the personal point of view.
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27, January 2016

The Memory Project recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to capture more American Hungarian visual histories in the historic 60th anniversary year.

Every dollar counts and show community support for this important project, so please take the five minutes to donate and to spread the word!

2, November 2015

Journey Home, our first film from 2006, now has German subtitles, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (CHB).

23, October 2015

Save the Date!

Journey Home screening in Berlin on Friday, October 23rd to mark the anniversary of the 1956 Revolution. Director Q and A to follow.

For more information about the Balassi Institute hosting the event, click here.

24, January 2015

Journey Home to be screened during the Urania Film Days in Budapest, at the Urania Nemzeti Filmszinhaz

The Film Days will focus on migration as reflected through Hungarian Film.

Saturday, January 24th, at 15:00

For more information, click...

A half hour documentary about Hungarians in California, featuring director Réka Pigniczky, was recently aired on Duna World Television. The film is in Hungarian only, and broadcast to all Hungarians living abroad on a program called "5 Continents, 1 Nation." Directed by Anita Jankó.