Karlovy Vary Features

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    Karlovy Vary’s golden jubilee

    2015-06-25T11:34:00Z

    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.

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    Agnes Havas, Hungarian Film Fund

    2014-07-28T16:32:00Z

    With Hungary having a huge presence at the 2014 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Laurence Boyce talked to the CEO of the Hungarian Film Fund to find out about the current outlook for the country’s industry.

  • Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson
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    Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson, Paris of the North

    2014-07-07T12:52:00Z

    After seeing his debut feature Either Way remade into US film Prince Avalanche, director and writer Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson talks to Laurence Boyce about his second feature, which receives its world premiere in Karlovy Vary.

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    Katrin & Andres Maimik, Cherry Tobacco

    2014-07-07T12:47:00Z

    Estonian film Cherry Tobacco has its World Premiere in Karlovy Vary. Laurence Boyce talks to the married director Andres and Katrin Maimik about influences, first love and dumpling faces.

  • Grzegorz Jaroszuk
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    Grzegorz Jaroszuk, Kebab & Horoscope

    2014-07-04T11:54:00Z

    KARLOVY VARY: Grzegorz Jaroszuk’s debut feature Kebab Horoscope is the eagerly awaited first feature from the graduate of Łódź Film School which will premiere in the East of the West Competition. Laurence Boyce asks him about his influences and improvisation.

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    Karlovy Vary: Ben Rivers

    2014-07-02T10:50:00Z

    British filmmaker and artist Ben Rivers will be one of the three recipients of a retrospective at this year’s Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Laurence Boyce caught up with him to ask what the retrospective holds.

  • Signe Baumane
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    Signe Baumane, Rocks In My Pockets

    2014-07-02T10:40:00Z

    Rocks In My Pockets, the debut feature from respected animator Signe Baumane, will be the first animated feature ever to take part in the Karlovy Vary International Competition. Laurence Boyce spoke to her about the film.

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    Anonymous Content: dramatic leanings

    2014-06-19T18:16:00Z

    Ahead of Karlovy Vary’s tribute to Anonymous Content, CEO Steve Golin tells Jeremy Kay about how his company is finding its niche as talent continues to migrate from film to television drama.

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    Festival Focus: Karlovy Vary 2014

    2014-06-19T18:13:00Z

    Karlovy Vary (July 4-12) offers an eclectic guest list — ranging from Lech Walesa to William Friedkin — and screens close to 200 films. Artistic director Karel Och gives the lowdown to Michael Rosser.

  • John Travolta showed his dance moves when he introduced Grease at the open-air cinema
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    Karlovy Vary 2013

    2013-07-09T12:31:00Z

    From John Travolta to Oliver Stone and Ben Wheatley, the 48th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival welcomed a diverse group of guests.