Open Society Archives

62 Films from 37 Countries Shown at Verzio 13

The 13th edition of Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, organized with the support of Blinken OSA Archivum November 8-13 showcased 62 films from 37 countries in four cinemas. The festival attracted over 5,000 viewers. Within the framework of the festival and with the support of CEU’s Visual Studies Platform (VSP), DocLab production workshop “The Roads to Integration” took place at the new CEU Mirabaud Media Lab.

Blinken OSA Launches Website on 1956 Hungarian Refugees

The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives launched its new website on the 1956 Hungarian refugees in the United States today. The website contains still unexplored or lesser known material, including text documents and photographs,  from the archive of the International Rescue Committee at the Hoover Institution and the relevant collections of the National Archives and Records Administration of the US.

Blinken OSA Hosts 1956 Competition Awards Ceremony

Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 with a series of major public events including competitions for students and teachers. 

Russian Service Audio Archives of RFE/RL Now Available Online

The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) presents an online, fully searchable database of audio programs produced by RFE/RL Russian Service during the last half a century.

Blinken OSA, Intermezzo Foundation Award Young Hungarian Composers

Some Music, Something Else…

Winners of the music competition, launched by the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives and Intermezzo Foundation for talented young Hungarian composers, were presented their awards on April 21 at the Finissage and Awards Gala of the exhibition, Some kind of Opposition, curated by Axel Braun. This event also the premiered winning pieces performed by the students of the Hungarian Academy of Music.