Screening online from 7 – 30 November.

Klassiki are proud to partner with FilmFestival Cottbus for their 2023 edition.


One of the world’s most influential celebrations of eastern European cinema, FilmFestival Cottbus returns to Germany this November. Klassiki is proud to be the festival’s online partner in 2023. From 7 – 30 November, we will be streaming a selection of titles from this year’s programme, including Márta Mészáros’s autobiographical classic Diary for My Father and Mother, Ádám Császi’s brilliant theatrical satire Three Thousand Numbered Pieces, plus a selection of highlights from the festival’s short film competition. Over on the Klassiki Journal, we’ll be publishing interviews and companions to accompany your viewing.

Diary for My Father and Mother

1990 | Márta Mészáros
Screening online from 7 November

The conclusion to Márta Mészáros’s autobiographical Diary trilogy is a powerful account of failed revolution and artistic resistance.

Three Thousand Numbered Pieces

2022 | Ádám Császi
Screening online from 7 November

A play about Roma life in Hungary comes apart at the seams in this blistering satire of liberal pieties and artistic pretensions.

Short Film Competition

Three shorts from female filmmakers on war and repression past and present.
Screening online from 7 November

Presenting highlights from this year’s Short Film Competition.

Read more: the Klassiki Companion to Márta Mészáros

Marking our screening of her classic Diary for My Father and Mother
Our beginner’s guide to one of the most striking voices in the history of Hungarian cinema, from her early days in documentary to her late masterpieces.

Read more: filmmaker interview with Ádám Császi

One of Hungary’s most subversive filmmakers speaks to Klassiki.
To accompany our screening of his latest feature, Three Thousand Numbered Pieces, we speak to the director scandalising the Hungarian mainstream.

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