• Dialektus Fesztivál 2002
  • Dialektus Fesztivál 2004
  • Dialektus Fesztivál 2008
  • Dialektus Fesztivál 2009
  • Dialektus Fesztivál 2010



Main sponsors

  • National Cultural Fund (Hungary)
  • Motion Picture Public Foundation of Hungary
  • Ministry of Culture and Education (Hungary)
  • Budapest - IX. District


Zoltán Füredi

Zoltán Füredi (1968), festival director


Masters Degree in Cultural Anthropology, Mongol Studies and Video Communication. President of Palantír Film Visual Anthropological Foundation. Film director, producer, lecturer at the Department of Anthropology, Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences. Founding director of Dialektus Festival.



János Domokos

János Domokos (1950), art director


Masters Degree in Hungarian Studies and Ethnography, completed major in Video Communication at Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences in 1994. Has been making documentaries, anthropological and experimental films ever since. His works reflect the influence of his anthropological and ethnographical studies. In 1997, he won the grand documentary award at Hungarian Film Week. President of the Hungarian Independent Film and Video Association between 1998 and 2000. Co-founder of Dialektus Festival.



Orsolya Komlósi

Orsolya Komlósi (1970), festival coordinator


Masters Degree in Cultural Anthropology and Italian Studies. As a member of Palantír Film Foundation participates in organizing events, making contacts, producing and distributing films. Permanent organizer of Dialektus Festival.




Gergely Bérczessy

Gergely Bérczessy (Hungary)


Educated in theology and video communication, actually studying communication. He gave lectures on aesthetics of film and media sciences. Film journalist, chief editor of the most popular television schedule magazine in Hungary (Színes RTV).


János Domokos (Hungary)


Zsuzsa Gellér-Varga

Zsuzsa Gellér-Varga (Hungary)


Documentary filmmaker, cinematographer. After graduating at ELTE University (Budapest) she got her Master's degree at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism specialized in documentary filmmaking.




Antonia Jasemova

Antonia Jasemova (Slovakia)


Freelance ethnographer, she graduated from the Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Arts. Since 2000 executive manager of the oldest film festival in Slovakia ETNOFILM ČADCA. In the years 1990 - 2003 she has worked for Slovak Television in the field of programme coproductions and film promotion with special focus on social and ethnography documentaries.


Orsolya Komlósi (Hungary)


Csilla Könczei

Csilla Könczei (Romania)


Cultural researcher, film director. Graduated and postgraduated at the Babeş-Bolyai University (Cluj), where she teaches at present. Her research fields are: visual communication, representation of ethnic and gender minorities, dance theory. Author of several volumes, video-essays and documentaries.



Miloslav Novák

Miloslav Novák (Czech Republic)


Studied at the Film School in Písek and graduated from FAMU, Department of Film Editing. He wrote film critiques for newspapers - Literární noviny and Lidové noviny or Film a Doba. Since 2001 he has been making documentaries on several subjects, which awarded remarkable prizes.


András Péterffy

András Péterffy (Hungary)


Film director, media researcher and reader of university. Studied to be film director and cinematographer at the Hungarian Film Academy. Made his films in Balázs Béla Studio, Budapest Studio, Hungarian Movie and Video Film Factory and Hungarian Television Network. Later became director of Hungarian Movie and Video Film Factory, chief editor of Hungarian Television Network (MTV) and founder of Duna Television Network. Currently the leader of Creative Media Course at Eötvös Loránd University of Sciences, and teacher of other universities and colleges.


Dr. Piault, Colette

Dr. Piault, Colette (France)


Colette Piault, born in Paris, received a doctorate at the Sorbonne in 1963. She has conducted fieldwork in West Africa, France and Greece. She made her first film, "Albertine & Dorcas" in the Ivory Coast in 1966 while working on a different ethnographic project under the direction of Jean Rouch. Several of her films focus on rural life in Greece and aspects of migration, trying to carefully observe the pace of the events rather than to restructure them through a commentary or other devices. The result is a series of six films. Collette Piault is now Honorary Director of Research at CNRS (Paris) and President of the French Association for Visual Anthropology (SFAV) that she founded in 1985.


Pille Runnel

Pille Runnel (Estonia)






Dr. János Tari

Dr. János Tari (Hungary)


Head of department of the Hungarian Ethnographical Museum Filmstudio and Archive. Directing and shooting documentary films as a cameraman in different subjects, organizing exhibition on the history of ethnographic cinema and editing a multi media and INTERNET ethnographic film catalogue of the Ethnographic Museum, as well as co-working in the restoration project of archival ethnographic film records digitalisation.