Csillagfény távolság / How Far the Stars
An HBO Europe Documentary, watch it starting September 26th
From Cinefest Miskolc: Directed by Katalin Bársony, Csillagfény távolság / How Far the Stars follows József, the self-effacing Hungarian pianist. József, has a unique talent for fusing contemporary jazz with traditional Roma music. This new sound catches the attention of the acclaimed saxophonist Tim Ries and the two begin performing together. József dreams of escaping his humdrum life and making it big in the home of jazz: America. Along the way, he conquers his demons and learns that when shooting for the stars, success is not the destination, but the journey itself.
A sample of Tim Ries' tracks, brought to you by his multifaceted career.