The mission of the StAIGS Feminist Film Series is to de-canonise and decolonise film and cinema content outreach whilst spotlighting female, POC and LGBTQIA filmmakers. The series aims to provide a space to view the work of overlooked creatives and hold critical discussions on issues related to gender and beyond.
Film: Adoption (Hungarian: Örökbefogadás)
Director: Márta Mészáros
Hungary | 1975 | 89 minutes | Hungarian
Hosted by: Professor Dina Iordanova, Department of Film Studies
Adoption is a 1975 Hungarian drama film directed by Márta Mészáros. It tells the story of Kata, an unmarried female factory worker, who becomes interested in neglected children and tries to adopt one.