Where Rivers Run Wild: Aqua Hungarica

Where Rivers Run Wild: Aqua Hungarica

Section: 
Kárpát-medencei Filmszemle – Természetfilm
Length: 
72:00
15:33 25. Monday
Director: 
Zoltán Fehér

I studied cinematography in the Budapest Metropolitan University. I've always been interested in nature documentaries, but I felt that I am not ready to shoot a feature length film back then. My first wildlife film was created as a diploma film at the university. I got help from the film's scientific advisors and from my collegue and friend, Marcell Koszta.

Hungary is a water kingdom. Created by the raging forces under the Carpathians and by time itself. Life here has to fight an ongoing battle against the elements, the changing climate and the human activity. Where rivers ran wild, brooks nourished the magical forests, and the wildlife of the swamplands are richer than anywhere else in Europe. This is the story of Hungary's wild waters...