A Hungarian film archives has been set up in Moscow’s prestigious State Tretyakov Gallery.
The collection containing 134 Hungarian titles was inaugurated in a ceremony on Wednesday evening. At the event, Hungarian Ambassador Norbert Konkoly presented the filmrolls to Zelfira Tregulova, Tretyakov’s director.
The archives is a joint project by Tretyakov and the Hungarian cultural centre in Moscow aimed at promoting Hungarian cinema.
The gallery’s film theatre will screen a Hungarian film every other week over the next year.
The programme opened on Wednesday evening with Zoltán Huszarik’s Csontváry on 20th century Hungarian avant-garde painter Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka.