Bert Kish was a Hungarian-Canadian film director and editor.

He died of cancer in November 2015.

Bert Kish Cause Of Death

Full Name ALBERT KISS
Nationality HUNGARIAN/CANADIAN
Occupation DIRECTOR/FILM EDITOR
Cause Of Death CANCER

Bert Kish Cause of Death

Bert died after a long battle with cancer.

Albert was born in Eger, Hungary, in 1937, the son of Olga Weisz, a clothing store manager, and Albert Kiss a customs officer. His studies in Hungary were interrupted by the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, after which he went to Austria.

While in Vienna, he saw for the first time, films from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) which greatly impressed him. He arrived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in March 1957 with Bela Balazs’s book, Film Kultura under his arm.

For several years he worked in the private film and advertising industries in Montreal and Toronto as a still photographer, cameraman, editor, and later, an independent filmmaker.

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