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By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Marcelo Cake-Baly came to study in Hungary from wartorn Guinea-Bissau in 1976, and has been working as a tram driver in Budapest for over a decade despite being a trained economist. Director Roland Vranik's feature film will be shown in cinemas on January 26 - at a time when Hungary has barely any refugees left, after its right-wing government raised a fence on the southern border and imposed tough laws to keep out a wave of migrants. Vranik and Hungarian writer Ivan Szabo crafted their script in 2012, aiming to show how Africans in Budapest put down roots.
By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox and Chernin Entertainment's "Hidden Figures" dominated the domestic box office, topping charts for the second straight weekend after earning $26 million. The film's message of empowerment and triumph over prejudice was amplified by the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. "This continues to be a movie for everyone," said Chris Aronson, Fox's head of domestic distribution.