21 min




Directing: Bálint Bíró


In a rural region of Hungary close to the Serbian border, an invisible danger looms—as any villager can tell you. Figures sneak across the fields, unknown cars are spotted, dogs in yards behave strangely, and children are scared when it gets dark.

Sandor, a father of eight, has taken up a job as a “landguard” to protect the small community in which they live. He patrols the border with his car and night vision goggles, assisted by his eldest son, on the lookout for anything suspicious. Although we don’t actually see any intruders and they are only spoken about in veiled terms, the threat always feels tangible, especially for the children.
News reports that the father and son see on their smartphones at night provide some background to all the suspense. Wide, static shots combined with amb



Silver Eye Award 2021 nominees and juries
11. 10. 2021

Silver Eye Award 2021 nominees and juries

The Institute of Documentary Film will give Silver Eye Award to the best short and feature documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe in the East Silver Market at the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF (October 26-31, 2021).
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