Hungary

Filmography: 

1989: “The Forgotten Holocaust”
Documentary. United Kingdom. Director: George Case. 50 min.

About the persecution and genocide of the European Roma. Some Roma survivors from Germany, Hungary, Austria, Poland, France and the Netherlands are interviewed about this topic.

1994: “Megöltétek ártatlan családom…” (They killed my innocent family…)
Documentary. Hungary. Director: Miklós Jancsó. 37 min.

About the Genocide of the Roma in Hungary.

1994-1995: “Nem szûnõ fájdalommal I-II. – Emlékek a magyar holocaustról” (With everlasting pain I-II. – Memories from the Hungarian Holocaust)
Documentaries. Hungary. Director: László Kovács. 49 and 54 min.

Recollection of memories from several Hungarian survivors.

1997: “Temetetlen holtak” (Unburied Dead)
Documentary. Hungary. Director: Miklós Jancsó. 50 min.

About the extermination of Roma people in Hungary.

2001: “Porrajmos” (Gypsy Holocaust)
Documentary. Hungary. Director: Ágota Varga. 2x50 min.

The film shows Hungarian Roma survivors recalling their memories of 1944.

2001: “Chacho Rom”
Feature film. Hungary. Director: Ildikó Szabó. 125 min. Language: Hungarian.

During the Second World War, in Hungary, as in every country conquered temporarily, Roma are caught in raids and are taken to the extermination camps.

2002: “Fekete lista” (“Black List - Gypsy Inmates in the Forced Labour Camps in 1944”)
Documentary. Hungary. Director: Ágota Varga. 68 min.

The film portrays slices of the history of Hungarian Roma who were obliged into forced labour during WWII. Some survivors speak about these hard activities.

2004: “Út a halálba - Roma holocaust és kárpótlás” (Road to Death - The Roma Holocaust and Compensation)
Documentary. Hungary. Director: Fátyol Tivadar. 55 min.

About the life of some survivors before World War II. Some of them travel to some concentration camps to recall their experiences.

2005: “Historia Romani\" (The history of Roma)
Documentary. Hungary. Director: Péter Gábor. About 20 min.

The series - 6 episodes - goes through the history of Roma from the beginnings in Asia to present days. The last episode introduces the long-term effects of the Porrajmos, the attempts of Roma to stand on their own feet, their trials of integration in Western societies and the birth of Roma movements.