Vera & Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
Public lecture by Balázs Bodó on samizdat and piracy in the digital age
On April 29, 2013, OSA is holding a public conference at which representatives of the profession will evaluate the significance of the TK (The Mass Communication Research Center), and discuss how data on pre-transition public thought are already becoming researchable for the broader profession, thus opening the way for long-term comparisons and analyses.
“Women on the Summit” is about five women who formed a community association on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia.
The 2013 IALHI conference aims at re-opening a dialog between social history research and archival curation by focusing on the ephemeral and scattered nature of transnational, postcolonial and post-communist collections in the digital age.
A love story like no other - a disabled couple with a unique sense of touch. IDFA Best Feature Documentary 2011, Best World Feature at Silverdocs 2012
Chilean desert, the starry sky above, and the bones of the opponents of the Pinochet regime below. Legendary documentarist Patricio Guzmán explores the boundaries of the cosmos and the human microcosm. Cannes Film Festival, 2010.
OSA commemorates the 190th anniversary of poet Sándor Petőfi's birth, the 165th anniversary of the 1848 Hungarian revolution and the 45th anniversary of the 1968 student movements by screening Ferenc Kardos' iconic film Petőfi '73.
A humorous and insightful chronicle of the winter 2011 protests in Moscow, filmed by ten young graduates of Marina Razbezhkina and Mikhail Ugarov's Documentary Filmmaking and Theater School.
The story of Noah's journey as he moves from a difficult past into a healing future, finding his place as a man in a family of his own.
Public lecture by Sabine Hänsgen on the media dimension of Soviet samizdat after Stalin's death
Cold, hungry, out of work? Dig a hole in your backyard and mine some coal. Ukrainian know-how for a post-industrial society.
Public lecture by Tomáš Glanc on forms of samizdat production, consumption and exchange.
A family saga with 4 children, 5 broken cameras, and countless burnt olive trees. A first-person story of non-violent resistance in a West Bank village.
OSA Archivum cordially invites you to the public screening of Péter Erdélyi’s documentary Doni tükör (Don Mirror) and the following discussion. The screening takes place in conjunction with our exhibition Don – A Tragedy and its Afterlives.
OSA Archivum cordially invites you to the launch of Ildikó Barna and Andrea Pető’s book on the controversial topic of post-World War II Hungarian jurisdiction, A politikai igazságszolgáltatás a II. világháború utáni Budapesten (Political Jurisdiction in Budapest after World War II), published by Gondolat in 2012. The book is an attempt at an unbiased and objective description of the “people’s tribunal process” and how the people's courts worked.
On December 21, 2012, the first day of winter, Osa Archivum will organize a Manuscript A(u)ction in Galeria Centralis in cooperation with Sziget Kulturális Szervező Iroda, Magvető Könyvkiadó and Summa Artium.
This one-day workshop brings together archives and library professionals and data management experts to share best practices and knowledge in the field of digitizing cultural heritage collections in non-state institutions in Central Europe.
The workshop brings together theater experts and scholars to discuss problems of documentary representations of the recent past in contemporary theater.
Series of events aimed at adding more context to Rodolf Hervé's exhibition, with the participation of former friends, performers and fellow artists, as well as historians and art historians.
Participants in this panel discussion will elaborate on the role of archives and archival activism in the protection and promotion of human rights.