Director: Mária Takács


Screenplay: Mária Takács

Director of Photography: Trencsényi Klára, Szőnyi István, Vizkelety Márton, Michel

Producer: Julianna Urgin

Editor: Éva Palotai

Cast: Láner László, Nádasdy Ádám, Pálfi Balázs, Pálos Attila, Rakiás Ferenc, Takács Bencze Gábor, Tölgyesy Zoltán, Banach Nagy Milán, Hanzli Péter

2015. Documentary feature, 90 min.

A documentary dealing with the personal dramas of gay men living in communist Hungary. Has the situation of gay men improved since the fall of communism or is homophobia even worse today? This is the first documentary produced in our region that deals with the generations of older and younger gay men.

Hot Men, Cold Dictatorships is one of the first documentaries about the gay community in Central and Eastern Europe. The film investigates how Hungarian society and the state have been treating gays and how gays’ personal experiences of social and political oppression have changed since Communism until today.

Screening: Saturday, November 14. 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Q & A and a recorded interview in Hungary with the director

With English subtitles / Admission is free / Seating is limited

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