The Banga Scrolls – Portrait of Ferenc Banga

(2006, 18′)

Ferenc Banga was born in 1947 in Hungary. He won the Munkácsy Prize in 1982, and Merited Artist of the Hungarian Republic Award in 2003. In 1987 he won first prize in the International Animation Festival, Hiroshima. He has illustrated many books written by contemporary authors, amongst others by Lajos Nagy Parti, Péter Esterházy and Gábor Czakó. The central theme of the film is to show some of the illustrations made for these authors’ books and to link them to literature and the fine arts.

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