Festival to open with Gere-starrer Time Out Of Mind. Other guests include Harvey Keitel, 50 Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan and George A. Romero.
Six selected directors include Michaël R. Roskam [pictured], Kim Ki-duk and Sion Sono.
Anti-Nazi satire from Stations of the Cross director Dietrich Bruggemann and a new documentary from Mark Cousins among titles.
Mel Gibson to film special trailer for the festival; plans for Lebanese cinema focus and tributes to late US actor John Cazale and Chris Penn.
As the Czech film festival celebrates its 50th anniversary, artistic director Karel Och talks Michael Rosser through Karlovy Vary’s sometimes rocky history, and this year’s ‘daring’ line-up.
This year’s star of the KVIFF official trailer breaks with tradition by featuring the festival’s top award in a positive light.
Dir/scr: Rudolf Havlik. Czech Republic. 2014. 98mins
Dir: George Ovashvili. Georgia-Germany-France-Czech Republic-Kazakhstan. 2014. 100mins
Dir/scr: Signe Baumane. Latvia-US. 2014. 88mins
Dir: Gyorgi Palfi. Hungary-France-South Korea. 2014. 82mins
Dir: Danilo Caputo. Italy-Romania-Greece. 2014. 80mins
Dir: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Iceland. 2014. 95mins
Dirs/scr: Katrin & Andres Maimik. Estonia. 2014. 93mins
Dir: Miroslav Krobot. Czech Republic. 2014. 102mins
Dir/scr: Grzegorz Jaroszuk. Poland. 2014. 72mins
Dir/scr: Yiannis Veslemes. Greece. 2014. 74mins
Dir/scr: Jake Hoffman. US. 2014. 90mins
Dir/scr: David Lambert. Belgium-Canada. 2014. 102mins
Dir: Pascal Rabate. France. 2014. 92mins
Dir/scr: Nariman Turebayev. Kazakhstan-France. 2012. 78mins