Dorottya Zurbó


director / participant 2023
 / INT workshop
Dorottya Zurbó premiered her first feature-length documentary ‘The Next Guardian’ (co-dir. by Arun Bhattarai) at IDFA in 2017. Parallelly, she worked on her first directorial debut ‘Easy Lessons’, a feature-length documentary about a young Somalian refugee girl who tries to adapt to Hungary, premiered at the Locarno Film Festival Critics Week section in 2018. The film participated in more than 40 international festivals (HotDocs, Camden IDFF, Sarajevo IFF etc.) receiving awards such as the Hungarian Critics Award for Best Documentary in 2019. Her films received support from the IDFA Bertha Fund, Creative Europe MEDIA, Sundance Institute, Catapult Film Fund and DMZ Docs Fund. She was also a fellowship holder at the Points Norths Fellowship 2022 with her project Agent of Happiness. Beside filmmaking she has been teaching at the prestigious DocNomads Joint Master program in Hungary.
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