John Malkovich at Műcsarnok, the institution of HAA
World-famous American actor, John Malkovich led a guided tour of Sandro Miller's exhibition Malkovich Malkovich Malkovich – Homage to Photographic Masters' in the Kunsthalle on 22 May 2018. He was greeted by the management of Kunsthalle and the Secretary-General of HAA, Tamás Gergely Kucsera, who presented John Malkovich some artistic books of HAA after the program.
New book on director Ferenc Kósa
A monograph has been published on the outstanding Hungarian film director, Ferenc Kósa by HAA with the title Preserve the Man. The book consists of recollections, analyses, interviews, documents and special texts published for the first time as well as a DVD supplement. Ferenc Kósa, who started his career in the 1960's, played a major role in the renewal of Hungarian cinematography.
80 Hussars in Tarnów
The monumental historic film entitled 80 Hussars (1978), written by late great Hungarian poet Sándor Csoóri and Artist of the Nation, Sándor Sára and directed by Sándor Sára, was screened in Kino Marzenie in Tarnów in digitally renewed form on 9 July 2018. After that an exhibition on the participation of Polish people in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848/49 was opened in the museum of the town, Muzeum Okręgowe w Tarnowie.
Sándor Kányádi passed away
Sándor Kányádi, one of the greatest Hungarian poets of the era died at the age of 89 on 20 June 2018. The Transylvanian-Hungarian poet was an Artist of the Nation and a regular member of HAA, which regards his death as losing one of its own.