October 21, 2014
Human pathologist and university professor Istvan Bartok (1929-2007) was an avid follower and chronicler of changes in both the urban and political landscape of post-Communist Budapest and Hungary in general. Following his retirement in 1990, he relentlessly photographed the various districts, blocks, buildings, facades, memorial plaques, shop windows and street advertisements of Budapest.
October 7, 2014
Open Society Archives is hosting a unique film series through November 20 to explore some of the most interesting documentary films of our times associated with historical truthfulness and objectivity. Working with found footage, interviewing, meditating, observing, and re-enacting past events, or combining these methods, the films in the series present various ways of investigating, revealing and verifying truth.