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Think Fest: Protagonist, Karlovy Vary, IFFR chiefs on the changing arthouse scene

15-Jul-2017 | By

Mike Goodridge, Karel Och and Bero Beyer discuss the importance of festivals and distribution initiatives.

Think Fest

Festival innovation, Netflix in the spotlight at Jerusalem's Think Fest

15-Jul-2017 | By

Screen reports from festival-focused industry initiative’s first edition.

Men Dont Cry

Karlovy Vary winner 'Men Don't Cry' scores sales deal Video

11-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: German seller lands Special Jury Award winner produced by Jasmila Zbanic.

Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin: 'There's a lack of interest in film criticism'

10-Jul-2017 | By

American critic and author thinks the internet has “diluted” film criticism.

Little Crusader

Karlovy Vary Film Festival winners revealed

9-Jul-2017 | By

Czech title Little Crusader takes Crystal Globe; works in progress winners announced.

The Cakemaker

Strand Releasing acquires drama 'The Cakemaker'

7-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The film had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.


Future Frames spotlights new filmmakers at Karlovy Vary 2017

6-Jul-2017 | By Laurence Boyce

Director Denis Côté and European Film Promotion boss speak to Screen about the student filmmaker scheme.

Karlovy Vary

'Elle' producer boards Karlovy Vary work in progress projects

5-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Volcano, Brighton 4 are currently in post-production.


'Censor' wins Karlovy Vary 2017 works in progress award

5-Jul-2017 | By Laurence Boyce

Ukrainian prison drama directed by Peter Kerekes scoops prize.

Ciro Guerra

'Embrace Of The Serpent' director Ciro Guerra reveals details of next two projects

4-Jul-2017 | By

The in-demand director is currently editing a new project filmed in the La Guajira desert.


'BPM (Beats per Minute)' among 2017 Lux Film Prize finalists

4-Jul-2017 | By

10 films selected for award announced at Karlovy Vary.

A Ghost Story

'A Ghost Story' director David Lowery: I'd love to work with Netflix

3-Jul-2017 | By

Director discusses cinema/VoD debate at Karlovy Vary film festival.

Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck: I'll keep on making smaller films

2-Jul-2017 | By

The Oscar-winner was talking about his career choices at Karlovy Vary.

Uma Thurman Jeremy Renner

Uma Thurman, Jeremy Renner to bookend Karlovy Vary

20-Jun-2017 | By

Festival to open with The Big Sick.

Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary out of competition strand features Sundance, Tribeca titles

9-Jun-2017 | By

Films by Rainer Sernet, Jun Geng, Pat Collins and Miransha Naik to play at Czech festival.

After The Reunion

Karlovy Vary, EFP reveal 2017 Future Frames directors

9-May-2017 | By Sam Warner

A total of 10 emerging directors will be presented at Karlovy Vary.

Ken Loach

Karlovy Vary to fete Ken Loach, James Newton Howard

25-Apr-2017 | By

Kenji Mizoguchi, Jirí Brdecka tributes planned for 52nd edition.


Little Crusader

'Little Crusader': Karlovy Vary Review

By Laurence Boyce

The first Czech winner of Karlovy Vary for 15 years is a reserved and almost silent piece of work

Men Don't Cry

'Men Don't Cry': Karlovy Vary Review

By Ben Croll

Dir. Alen Drljevic. Bosnia & Herzegovina/Slovenia/Croatia/Germany. 2017. 98 mins

How Viktor 'The Garlic' Took Alexey 'The Stud' To The Nursing Home

'How Viktor 'The Garlic' Took Alexey 'The Stud' to the Nursing Home': Karlovy Vary Review

By Laurence Boyce

Alexander Hant’s debut, a frenetic Russian satire, won the East of the West competition at Karlovy Vary


'Corporate': Karlovy Vary Review

By Ben Croll

The HR department is the centre of this French boardroom thriller which gives Céline Sallette a showcase role

Keep The Change

'Keep The Change': Karlovy Vary Review

By Dan Fainaru

Sweeping awards as it travels the festival circuit, this warm romantic comedy features two autistic leads

The Line

'The Line': Karlovy Vary Review

By Ben Croll

Crime thriller set in the gangs of Eastern Europe is a spiritual cousin to The Sopranos


'More': Karlovy Vary Review

By Ben Croll

A tough-themed debut from actor Onur Saylak tackles the issue of refugees through the prism of a father-and-son trafficking operation

The Birds Are Singing In Kigali

'The Birds Are Singing In Kigali': Karlovy Vary Review

By Laurence Boyce

The last film from Krzysztof Krauze and his wife Joanna deals with the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide

The Cakemaker

'The Cakemaker': Karlovy Vary Review

By Sarah Ward

Familiar ingredients give rise to an impressive drama from a first-time Israeli film-maker

the White World According to Daliborek

'The White World According To Daliborek': Karlovy Vary Review

By Ben Croll

A Neo-Nazi ‘reveals his cretinous nature all by himself’ in Vit Klusák’s latest documentary


'Khibula': Karlovy Vary Review

By Laurence Boyce

George Ovashvili returns with an examination of humanity and power set in a remote and beautiful Georgia


'Arrhythmia': Karlovy Vary Review

By Ben Croll

Strong performances from its two leads mark out this Russian medical drama competing at Karlovy Vary

Pomegranate Orchard

'Pomegranate Orchard': Karlovy Vary Review

By Laurence Boyce

Dir. Ilgar Najaf.  Azerbaijan. 2017. 90 mins