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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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Memory Project trailer for the Hungarian Embassy 1956 Gala Commemoration in Washington, D.C. on October 16th, 2016.TRT: 6 minutesDirected by Réka PigniczkyInterviews by Memory Project co-founders Réka Pigniczky and Andrea Lauer Rice

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16, October 2016

The video installation will open on Monday, October 17 and run until November 30th at the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (Hungarian Cultural Center), Germany. The event will begin at 7pm at Doroteenstrasse 12, with Paul Georg Hefty giving the opening remarks followed by the director of the Memory Project, Réka Pigniczky.

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!

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.