Bubble bath is on show 8th September 2021 at the Fantoche International Animation Film Festival in Switzerland. The screening starts at 9.15pm (CET) in Baden's Sterk Cinema (sterk.ch), curated by Anna Ida Orosz. In the organizers' words: "Centred around a love triangle in Budapest in the late 1970s, this astounding musical documentary shines with its remarkable dense visuals, psychedelic character animation, kaleidoscopic storytelling and trippy jazz score. Preceded by numero
We are delighted to announce that Gyorgy Kovasznai's digitally restored feature film Bubble Bath will be featured at this year's Kecskemet Animation Film Festival (KAFF). The screening will take place at 8pm CET on 12th August in the Museum of The Hungarian Naive Artists / courtyard.
As the organizers put it: "In this stylistically bold experimental animated documentary musical, which portrays the disillusionment of the young generation of the 1970s in Hungary, painting and
We are very pleased to announce the in-depth interview with Gyorgy Kovasznai's daughter, Dori in the July 2021 issue of Little Obsessions magazine. The interview discusses bravely pushing boundaries despite the obstacles of a suppressive political atmosphere, being creative through paranoid eras, Hungarian rock’n'roll, humor, devastation, beauty, the relentless pursuit of authentic expression through art, Kovasznai's psychedelic masterpiece “Bubble bath” and so much more. Kov
Gyorgy Kovasznai’s cult film “Bubble bath” is now returning to Hungarian cinemas for the summer - see link for schedule:
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The National Film Institute of Hungary (NFI) is presenting György Kovásznai’s recently restored animation cult film Bubble Bath (Habfürdő.) The online premiere will be free-to-view worldwide with English and French subtitles on the NFI’s YouTube channel at 7pm CEST on 15 May (György Kovásznai’s birthday) and there is a repeat screening the next day, similarly at 7pm. Access links:
This publication presents the film titles selected for the second edition of A Season of Classic Films. It provides a colourful palette of European cinema history which we hope will be a source of inspiration for cinemagoers and film programmers around the world. The films are presented by 22 members of the Association of European Cinematheques (Association des Cinémathèques Européennes - ACE). Their aim is to increase visibility to the richness of their collections and attra
Gyorgy Kovasznai's classic animated feature film "Bubble bath" will be on show at the 14th Hungarian Film Festival in Bucharest - organised by the local Balassi Institute. The screening will take place at the court of the Hungarian Cultural Institute (Str. Gina Patrichi, fosta Orlando, nr.8, 010449 Bucuresti, Romania) from 7pm on Sunday 15th November.
Full festival details:
We are bringing you some great news on the occasion of International Animation Day! The Hungarian National Film Archive in collaboration with Filmlabor's restorers have just started off a 3-month project to digitally restore Gyorgy Kovasznai's 1979 masterpiece Bubble Bath (Habfürdő). The project is part of a wider initiative by the Association of European Cinémathèques (ACE) to promote European classic and cult films. More details:
Nice summary of some of the highlights of this year's Animafest 2020 - including a shoutout to György Kovásznai and the festival's Focus on Hungary programme:
"György Kovásznai was one of the central personas of Hungary's famous Pannonia Film Studio and a key representative of 20th century Hungarian art, but also long censored and omitted as an artist. Animafest 2020 featured Kovásznai’s Bubble Bath, a stylistically daring experimental documentary - as well as a love story,
The prestigious Animafest Zagreb International Film Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this autumn with a special retrospective programme focusing on groundbreaking Hungarian animation. The retrospective has been created in collaboration with the Hungarian National Film Institute and will be featuring classic hits including Gyorgy Kovasznai's "Bubble bath" (Habfürdő), "Wavelengths" (Hullámhosszok) and Marcell Jankovics's "Son of the white mare" (Fehérlófia). The scr
Uránia National Film Theatre is organising a mini film festival over the last two weeks of August featuring feel good movies from the Hungarian National Film Archive. The screening of György Kovásznai's "Bubble Bath/Habfürdő" will start at 4pm on 21st August 2020. See the link for further information.
http://urania-nf.hu/film/habfurdo #kovasznai #gyorgykovaszna