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LATEST KARLOVY VARY NEWS

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.

Heil

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.

FEATURES

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

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.

BLOGS

Miroslav Ondrícek

Karlovy Vary trailer breaks tradition Video

This year’s star of the KVIFF official trailer breaks with tradition by featuring the festival’s top award in a positive light.

REVIEWS

Tangerine

'Tangerine': Review

By John Hazelton

Dir: Sean Baker. US. 2015. 87mins

All My Tomorrows

All My Tomorrows

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr: Rudolf Havlik. Czech Republic. 2014. 98mins

Corn Island

Corn Island

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: George Ovashvili. Georgia-Germany-France-Czech Republic-Kazakhstan. 2014. 100mins

Rocks In My Pockets

Rocks In My Pockets

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir/scr: Signe Baumane. Latvia-US. 2014. 88mins

Free Fall

Free Fall

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: Gyorgi Palfi. Hungary-France-South Korea. 2014. 82mins

Late Season

Late Season

By Laurence Boyce

Dir: Danilo Caputo. Italy-Romania-Greece. 2014. 80mins

Paris of the North

Paris Of The North

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Iceland. 2014. 95mins

Cherry Tobacco

Cherry Tobacco

By Laurence Boyce

Dirs/scr: Katrin & Andres Maimik. Estonia. 2014. 93mins

Nowhere In Moravia

Nowhere In Moravia

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: Miroslav Krobot. Czech Republic. 2014. 102mins

Kebab & Horoscope

Kebab & Horoscope

By Laurence Boyce

Dir/scr: Grzegorz Jaroszuk. Poland. 2014. 72mins

Norway

Norway

By Laurence Boyce

Dir/scr: Yiannis Veslemes. Greece. 2014. 74mins

Asthma

Asthma

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir/scr: Jake Hoffman. US. 2014. 90mins

All Yours

All Yours

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr: David Lambert. Belgium-Canada. 2014. 102mins

Patchwork Family

Patchwork Family

By Dan Fainaru

Dir: Pascal Rabate. France. 2014. 92mins

Adventure

Adventure

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr: Nariman Turebayev. Kazakhstan-France. 2012. 78mins