Karlovy Vary Features

  • Signe Baumane

    Signe Baumane, Rocks In My Pockets


    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.

  • True Detective

    Anonymous Content: dramatic leanings


    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.

  • Features

    Festival Focus: Karlovy Vary 2014


    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

    Karlovy Vary 2013


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

  • Joanna Kos Krauze

    Joanna Kos-Krauze, Papusza


    The co-director of Polish film Papusza, screening in Karlovy Vary’s competition, tells Screen about her desire to bring the Polish poet back to prominence.

  • The Notebook

    Janos Szász and Sándor Pál, The Notebook


    Screen speaks to the director and producer of Le Grand Cahier (aka The Notebook) which screens at Karlovy Vary and is one of the first films to come out of the new Hungarian National Film Fund

  • Features

    Oliver Stone: 'Film can't change things but it can educate'


    Screen talks to Oliver Stone in Karlovy Vary for a retrospective of his work

  • Marteinn_Thorsson

    Marteinn Thorsson, XL


    The Icelandic director Marteinn Thorsson is in Karlovy Vary with the international premiere of his film XL in Competition.

  • Jerry Schatzberg

    Jerry Schatzberg


    Screen International caught up with the director of The Panic It Needle Park and the 1973 Palme D’or winning Scarecrow as he visits the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival for a retrospective of his work.

  • Karlovy Vary

    Festival Focus: Karlovy Vary


    Karlovy Vary (June 28-July 6) celebrates its 48th edition by welcoming veterans as well as newcomers to its diverse programme of 425 screenings. Andreas Wiseman talks to the organisers.