Dorottya Zurbó


Dorottya Zurbó (co-director, Hungary) premiered her first feature-length documentary The Next Guardian at IDFA in 2017. Since then, it has been screened at more than 40 international festivals. She simultaneously worked on her directorial debut Easy Lessons, a feature-length documentary about a young Somalian refugee girl who tries to adapt to Hungary, premiered at the Locarno Film Festival Critics Week section in 2018. The film participated in more than 40 international festivals (HotDocs, Camden IDFF, Sarajevo IFF etc.) receiving awards such as the Hungarian Critics Award for Best Documentary in 2019. Her new film Agent of Happiness is supported by the Sundance Film Institute, Catapult Film Fund and DMZ Docs Fund, among others. Beside filmmaking she has been teaching at the prestigious European DocNomads Joint Master program.