A collection of hallucinogenic chronicles and insightful fever dreams of life in Hungary through the eyes of the artists who created them.
The Pannonia Studio has a fascinating history. Formed in 1951 in communist era Hungary, it produced hundreds of animated shorts and more than 20 animated features – including the classic Son Of White Mare by Marcell Jankovics. The animated shorts being made at Pannonia were unlike anything else being made in Eastern Europe at the time. Some of the works seemed to offer a surprisingly sharp social commentary and many of them burst with a colourful and psychedelic or surrealist energy.
It’s A Mad, Mad Pannonia World packs in a collection of hallucinogenic chronicles of decadence, irreverent visual analysis of social mores or insightful fever dreams of life in Hungary through the eyes of the artists who created them.
Hungary, 7 mins, 1976 (NL)
Hungary, 3 mins 2 secs, 1989 (NL)
Hungary, 9 mins 20 secs, 1970 (SL)
Hungary, 5 mins, 1969 (NL)
Car With Seven Dots
Hungary, 7 mins 36 secs, 1973 (NL)
Hungary, 5 mins 57 secs, 1976 (NL)
The Kidnapping Of The Sun And The Moon
Hungary, 11 mins 13 secs, 1969 (NL)
Tales From The Art World
Hungary, 10 mins 15 secs, 1965 (Subs)
Order In The House
Hungary, 4 mins 52 secs, 1970 (SL)
Hungary, 5 mins 23 secs, 1972 (NL)
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