Evenings of Cinema with Tibor Szemző 3/3.


Tibor Szemző (b. 1955, Budapest) is a Hungarian composer, performer and media artist. Oriented by his diverse lines of interest towards the borderline areas of the various genres. Founder of creative performing formations (Group 180, Fodderbasis, Gordian Knot Cinematic Music Lab). Beside music compositions he creates films and installations. His works are present across Europe and beyond, winner of awards.

(Koponyaalapi törés)
Hungarian short film, 1985, 20 min.
director, composer: Tibor Szemző
script: Pavel Havliček
cinematography: Tibor Klöfler, András Mész
editor: Péter Dombai
music: Tibor Szemző
producer: György Durst
cast: Pál Hont, János Sándor Gipsyband

"…That includes all kinds of penetration of any planet in the universe, which approximately has a shape of the human skull. In reality, looking at it from a certain viewpoint, all planets look like a human skull. Without any doubt the Sun simply is the shining genius amongst them. Evidently, that is the main reason why we have so much affection and fascination for the Moon…"

Hungarian black-and-white, 2017, 91 min.
director: Ferenc Török
writer: Gábor T. Szántó
script: Gábor T. Szántó, Ferenc Török
cinematography: Elemér Ragályi HSC
editor: Béla Barsi
music: Tibor Szemző
production design: László Rajk
producers: Iván Angelusz, Péter Reich, Ferenc Török

Péter Rudolf, Bence Tasnádi, Tamás Szabó Kimmel, Dóra Sztarenki, Ági Szirtes, József Szarvas, Eszter Nagy-Kálóczy, Iván Angelus, Marcell Nagy, István Znamenák, Sándor Terhes, Miklós B. Székely 

12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. In the shadow of Russian occupation, the people of the village are preparing for the wedding of the son of the clerk, but the bride's former fiance returns from captivity. Within a few hours, everything changes. Secrets, sins, reckoning, love, betrayal, confrontation.

The screening will be introduced by film- and music critic László Kolozsi. (in Hungarian)

Guest: Tibor Szemző - composer

Further information:

Entry to the program is free, but due to the limited number of seats a primary registration via e-mail ( is requested, latest by 12:00 23rd April,  2018. Thanks for your understanding!


2018 April 23 Monday