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Budapest Diaries

  • Documentary

  • Country of production: Israel

  • Year of production: 2023

  • Length: 61 minutes

  • Language: Hebrew, English, Hungarian

Director: Shay Fogelman

Producers: Zafrir Kochanovsky, Miri Ezra

Writer: Shay Fogelman

Cinematographer: David Zarif

Editor: Sivan Gonshorovitz

Participants: Amir I.Wolf, Ofek Ben Meir, Shay Fogelman, Lena Fraifeld, Netta Garti, Omer Goldman



The film documents the final year of WWII and the Holocaust in Budapest, as it appears in diaries written by Jews and their neighbors. The diaries depict the daily decline, the persecution of the Jews, the battles that destroyed the city and the disillusionment at the end of the war.

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