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Karlovy Vary


Bob and the Trees Karlovy Vary

'Bob And The Trees' wins at Karlovy Vary

13-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Other winners include documentary Mallory from Helena Treštíková.

Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan talks war movie 'Anthropoid' Video

10-Jul-2015 | By Laurence Boyce

Fifty Shades of Grey star joined by director Sean Ellis at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.


Karlovy Vary launches distribution label with 'Youth'

10-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

New label to distribute international titles in the Czech Republic.


'Park' wins Karlovy Vary's works in progress prize

8-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Drama set in a decaying contemporary Greece wins prize.

Future Frames

Future Frames spotlights emerging filmmakers at Karlovy Vary

8-Jul-2015 | By Laurence Boyce

New Karlovy Vary programme showcases European film school talent.

Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary: Space missions, Greek dramas among works in progress

7-Jul-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Central and Eastern European projects seeking finance, distribution and festival partners have been presented to industry at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF).

Andrew Renzi

'Franny' director Andrew Renzi plots next films

6-Jul-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Upcoming projects include a ‘reimagining’ of Billy Wilder classic Sunset Boulevard.

Milan Popelka Douglas E Hansen

US financiers talk China, TV opportunities in Karlovy Vary

6-Jul-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

The growing business opportunities afforded by China and the TV sector were among subjects discussed by US finance heavyweights FilmNation and Endgame Entertainment during an industry panel at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF).

'45 Years', 'Son Of Saul' among LUX Prize finalists

6-Jul-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Other finalists shortlisted for distribution support include Rams; audience winner also revealed at Karlovy Vary event.

Ben Mendelsohn to present 'Mississippi Grind' at Karlovy Vary

2-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Feature debuted at Sundance Film Festival.

Richard Gere

Richard Gere to receive Karlovy Vary honour Video

22-Jun-2015 | By Michael Rosser

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.

Michael R Roskam, Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini

Karlovy Vary: top Euro, Asian directors to present favourites

17-Jun-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Six selected directors include Michaël R. Roskam [pictured], Kim Ki-duk and Sion Sono.


Karlovy Vary unveils 2015 competition line-ups

2-Jun-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Anti-Nazi satire from Stations of the Cross director Dietrich Bruggemann and a new documentary from Mark Cousins among titles.

Karlovy Vary Film Festival 50th poster

Karlovy Vary unveils 50th plans

28-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

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.



Bartosz Prokopowicz talks 'Chemo'

Polish director Bartosz Prokopowicz discusses his autobiographical love story Chemo.

Harvey Keitel on his career and Hollywood

US star discusses Youth, Bad Lieutenant and the Robert De Niro way of reading a script.

Richard Gere in Time Out of Mind

Richard Gere, 'Time Out of Mind'

Richard Gere, who has played gigolos, billionaires, and cops, is now playing a homeless man in Time Out of Mind, which opens the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival tonight (July 3).

Marcin Koszalka

Marcin Koszałka, 'The Red Spider'

The debut of Polish director Marcin Koszalka will world premiere in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Aspirantes (Hopefuls)

Ives Rosenfeld, 'Aspirantes'

Young footballer drama to open the Forum of Independents section at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Dietrich Bruggemann

Dietrich Brüggemann, 'Heil'

Stations of the Cross director returns with a Neo-Nazi satire, which plays in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Tomasz Mielnik

Tomasz Mielnik, 'Journey to Rome'

Surreal road movie to open East of the West competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.


Daniel Dencik, 'The Gold Coast'

Swedish born director to screen period drama in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Karlovy Vary’s golden jubilee

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.


Aspirantes (Hopefuls)

'Hopefuls': Review

By Laurence Boyce

Dir: Ives Rosenfeld. Brazil 2015. 75 mins

The G

'The Gold Coast': Review

By Laurence Boyce

Dir: Daniel Dencik. Denmark 2015. 114 mins

Those Who Fall Have Wings

'Those Who Fall Have Wings': Review

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr: Peter Brunner. Austria, 2015. 92 min.


'Stop': Review

By Jason Bechervaise

Dir/Scr/Prod/Ed/Cine: Kim Ki-duk. South Korea. 2015. 85mins

The Red Spider

'The Red Spider': Review

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/cine. Marcin Koszalka. Poland, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, 2015. 90 min.


'Franny': Review

By David D'Arcy

Dir. Andrew Renzi, USA, 2015, 90 minutes

Journey To Rome

'Journey To Rome': Review

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/Scr: Tomasz Mielnik. Czech Republic, Poland, 2015. 100 min.


'Heil': Review

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr/music: Dietrich Bruggemann. Germany, 2015. 103 min.


'Tangerine': Review

By John Hazelton

Dir: Sean Baker. US. 2015. 87mins