Keep Quiet

An anti-Semitic far-right politician's astonishing transformation after finding out he is Jewish.

Keep Quiet

Directed by Sam Blair and Joseph Martin

Keep Quiet

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Csanad Szegedi

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Directed by Sam Blair and Joseph Martin


As vice-president of Hungary’s far-right extremist party, Csanad Szegedi espoused anti-Semitic rhetoric and Holocaust denials, and founded the Hungarian Guard, a now-banned militia inspired by a pro-Nazi group complicit in the murder of thousands of Jews during WWII. But his life was soon upended when Szegedi’s maternal grandparents were revealed to be Jewish and his beloved grandmother an Auschwitz survivor who had hidden her faith, fearing further persecution. Keep Quiet depicts Szegedi’s three-year journey to embrace his newfound religion. But is his transformation genuine? Or does he simply have nowhere else to turn?

"A superb piece of non­fiction filmmaking, telling a story of import with grace and intelligence.”

“Fascinating... A complex portrait.”

“The filmmakers astutely reveal how a culture can eat another alive and somehow live with itself.”

“[An] engrossing documentary.”

“Exceptional and should be seen by a wide audience.” (A­)

“As engrossing as it is timely.”

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Venue City Date
Dallas JCC Dallas 1504238400September 2017
Berkshire Jewish Film Festival Lenox 1500264000July 17, 2017
Rochester Jewish Film Festival Rochester 1499572800July 2017
St. Louis Jewish Film Festival St. Louis 1496289600June 2017
Toronto Jewish Film Festival Toronto 1493870400May 2017
Seattle Jewish Film Festival Mercer Island 1491105600April 2, 2017
Jacob Burns Film Center Pleasantville 14902416003/23 3/27 3/31
Rehoboth Beach Film Society Rehoboth Beach 1490155200March 22, 2017
Boulder Jewish Film Festival Boulder 1489377600March 13, 2017
Chicago Jewish Film Festival Northbrook 14892948003/12, 3/18
East Bay International Jewish Film Festival Oakland 1489035600March 9, 2017
Laemmle Town Center 5 Encino 1488517200March 3 - March 9, 2017
Laemmle Music Hall 3 Los Angeles 1488517200March 3 - March 9, 2017
Farthest North Jewish Film Festival Fairbanks 1488085200February 26, 2017
Lincoln Plaza Cinema New York 1487307600February 17 - March 2, 2017
San Diego Jewish Film Festival San Diego 1486616400February 9, 2017
Jewish Film Festival of Southwest Florida Fort Myers 1485234000January 24 - March 24, 2017
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Atlanta 1485234000January 24, 2017
Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival West Palm Beach 1484802000January 19, 2017
Calgary Jewish Film Festival Calgary 1479618000November 20, 2016
Boston Jewish Film Festival Boston 1478667600November 9, 2016
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Philadelphia 1478145600November 3, 2016
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Cupertino 1478059200November 2, 2016
Vancouver Int'l Film Festival Vancouver 1475121600September 29, 2016


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