Press room

Press Room - 2015

RE VERZIO : WEB JUNKIE
Posted: 09/April/2015

A Beijing rehab center for Chinese teenagers labeled internet addicts: is there a way to "deprogram" them?

 
RE VERZIO : VALLEY OF SIGHS
Posted: 26/March/2015

Between 1942 and 1943, 25,000 Roma were deported from Romania to Transnistria. Only half of them survived. Seventy years later the film reconstructs the missing stories of Roma Holocaust.

 
RE VERZIO : IRANIAN
Posted: 19/March/2015

Four mullahs and an atheist filmmaker spend a weekend at a house in the country debating the principles of Iranian society. Can a shared living room facilitate a peaceful coexistence?

 
RE VERZIO : JUDGMENT IN HUNGARY
Posted: 12/March/2015

167 days of the trial proceedings against four men charged with racially-motivated crimes against Roma. Crime and Punishment in Hungary.

One World Prague, 2014 -BEST FILM AWARD

 
RE VERZIO : EVERYDAY REBELLION
Posted: 05/March/2015

Everyday Rebellion

Riahi Brothers | 2013 | Austria, Switzerland | 110 min | Spanish, Farsi, Arabic, Russian, English

What does the Occupy movement in New York have in common with the Spanish Indignados protests or the Arab Spring? Nonviolent resistance at a glance.

 
Public Lecture by Robin Kirk
Posted: 02/March/2015

Learning Collaboratively, Learning Immersively: Lessons in Human Rights Pedagogy by Robin Kirk, Co-Director, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University.



 
RE VERZIO FILM SERIES
Posted: 01/March/2015

OSA Archivum and Verzio Film Festival present 7 outstanding documentaries - the most popular films of the 11th Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (www.verzio.org).

 
The Wreck
Posted: 10/February/2015

OSA Archivum is organizing a series of public programs to draw attention to the fatuous rebuilding plans of Buda Castle  and The Royal Palace.

 
Audiovisual Project Archivist wanted
Posted: 14/January/2015
The Open Society Archives seeks a dynamic individual for a short-term Project Archivist position to process and describe the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Russian Broadcast Archive, consisting of thousands of hours of digitized broadcast recordings.
 
The Gábor Demszky Personal Papers Are Available for Research
Posted: 08/January/2015
OSA completed the processing of the Gábor Demszky Personal Papers. The first part of the papers, containing one of the largest Hungarian samizdat collections was donated to OSA in 1995 and made available since then. A selection of records documenting Demszky’s five consecutive terms as Mayor of Budapest (1990-2010) and his short-lived presidency of the Alliance of Free Democrats (SZDSZ), along with a set of Communist state security documents were added in 2010. This new addition is now also open for research.