Shooters (working title)

img_9122 img_9085In Rummerfield, Pennsylvania at the height of the Cold War, a handful of young American-Hungarians were ready to fight for freedom in a homeland they barely knew. Nearly half a century later, in 2016, they return to the remote, run-down farm along the Susquehana River, to the revolution of their past – and the dreams of their youth. This is an unusual class reunion that speaks about the Iron Curtain, the Cold War and being a hyphenated American.

“We were training to eventually help liberate Hungary, that we would eventually become either paratroopers or in some way cross the border and go back to Hungary as part of a liberation organization.”
– András Ludányi, (member of the Hungarian-American Rifle Association)


Réka Pigniczky

Associate Director

Andrea Lauer Rice


Zsuzsanna Gellér-Varga, Réka Pigniczky


The Memory Project
The Central European Cultural Initiative

With support from

the 1956-2016 commemorative committee of Hungary

Release date

February 2017