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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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Watch the whole movie here! (26 min). Happy viewing! Documentary short by Réka Pigniczky, 26 min. 2011.

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2, October 2015

Heritage, Réka's documentary from 2012, will screen at the Chagrin Falls Documentary Film Festival near Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday, October 9th at 7pm.

For more information about the screening and the festival, please click here.

8, December 2014

View the entire film here.

TRT: 12 minutes. In English with Spanish, Russian and Chinese subtitles.

Commissioned by the Victims of Communism  Memorial Foundation in November of 2014.

Written and narrated by Marion Smith (Executive Director, VOC)

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.