Krisztina Danka


Public bio

Krisztina Danka is a religious and literary studies scholar, an activist, cultural diplomat and filmmaker. She possesses a Ph.D. in Comparative Literary Studies and Indian Aesthetics from the University of Budapest, and a Certificate in Screenwriting from New York University. As a college lecturer she has been teaching Indian literature and media communications since 1998.

She is the writer-producer of over 30 documentaries and videos, author of 3 books, and dozens of articles. Her documentaries related to environmental, humanitarian, human rights, religious and minority issues, interfaith dialogue, Indian spirituality and culture, have been broadcast on several international television channels.

As an activist and media spokesperson, she has led several international campaigns against religious and minority discrimination in Europe, Budapest, Brussels, London and New Delhi. She has helped to run humanitarian campaigns on behalf of the Hungarian Government and the Food For Life Global Foundation, including a charity program feeding 20,000 tsunami victims daily in Sri Lanka, in early 2005. As a cultural diplomat she has organized several conferences, film festivals, concerts, exhibitions and other inter-cultural and educational events in Europe, New York and Washington, DC.