The Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Zsuzsa Katona film director and Sándor Söpkéz Managing Director EastEuroCo
kindly invite you to attend the joint viewing of
„Barter to survive” , – The story of the Weiss family
How did Hungarian emigrants from New York and Radda Barnen Child Welfare Organization cooperated to support the displaced Hungarian families during the 1951-1953 years.
The event will be held on Friday, 06 October, 2017 17:00-19:00
Venue: Premier Kultcafé ( Üllői út 2-4 )
Participation: free of charge
The Weiss family, was one of the most defining family of the Hungarian economy from 1880-1944 period. Manfred and Berthold established their company in the 1880’s, and moved to Csepel a decade later, which became the stronghold of the Hungarian and European industry. In 1944, everything has changed. The film covers the history of this family, the factory and 3 genius man, Manfréd Weiss, and his sun-in laws Móric Kornfeld and Ferenc Chorin jr. who played a significant social, political and economic role between the 2 wars. The 90 minutes film, will be followed by a presentation. The film is in Hungarian with English subtitle.