- Hungarian Consulate General, NY
Briefing and Reception introducing
TORN FROM THE FLAG
A Documentary Film Project Commemorating the
50th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution
Producer: Klaudia Kovács
Find details of the project at
/ CURRENT PROJECT
Photos: Gabriella Gyorffy
the ambitious, committed, young producer
"Torn from the Flag" was introduced by Dr. Gábor Horváth,
Consul General, NY. The Consulate General of NY, the Permanent Mission
to the UN and the Hungarian Cultural Center, NY support the project.
Krisztina Kiss playing Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Klaudia Kovács reviewed the development of the
documentary film project “Torn from the Flag” about the
Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and its international effects.
“Torn from the Flag” will
be a part of the 2006 worldwide celebration marking the 50th
anniversary of the historic Hungarian uprising. This celebration
series will offer a wonderful opportunity for the Hungarian nation and
culture to be recognized on all continents.
Ms. Kovács emphasized
that she herself and her generation was taught that the uprising of
1956 was a “counter-revolution.”
I feel obligated to
present the truth and I feel obligated to pay homage to the heroes -
she said and recalled that
1956 Time Magazine Man of the Year was the Hungarian Freedom Fighter.
expressed interest their participation in the film.
who was studying in Vienna in 1956, previously acknowledged that the
Hungarian Revolution was an inspiration to become active member of the
American Society. His high profile interview by itself could be an
extremely important factor implying attention to this film by a global
Zsigmond has furnished with the letter of interest to work on Torn
from the Flag. The International Cinematographers Guild named Mr.
Zsigmond the ten most influential cinematographers in the history of
Balázs Somogyi, president of the Hungarian Cultural Society of CT
expressed his enthusiasm for the project and presented
the contribution of a number of Connecticut organizations
Raising the capital as quickly as possible is of the utmost urgency
Ms. Kovács with Barbara Bollok and Mary Harrigan...
...with Zsuzsa Lengyel, president and dr. Gyula Egervari, founder
and first president of Hungarian Studies of America, Fairfield
were discussing the importance of the project Torn from the Flag