The Pastor of Mandák House

  • Hungary
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Márta Bolba is a Lutheran pastor at Mandák House, in the poorest part of Budapest’s 8th district. The pastor’s congregation, however, includes a church in the wealthier part of the district, the “Palace Quarter”. Her community is socially diverse, but for Márta, “Everyone has a place at Wednesday night dinners, because everyone is equal at the table of the Lord”. Márta is both a pastor and a civil activist; she fights for social equality in offices and at protests. The film follows the pastor and her congregation through the most important stations of the year.

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  • Original title
    A Mandák Ház lelkésze
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Mária Takács
  • DOP
    Klára Trencsényi
  • Editing
    Eszter Bodoky
  • Music
    Gallusz Balog
  • Sound
    Péter Almásy
  • Duration
    70 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Hungary
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
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