Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

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Karlovy Vary to honour Julianne Moore and Patricia Clarkson, unveils competition jury

Opening and closing films also announced for Czech festival, which takes place June 28-July 6.

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Karlovy Vary reveals 2019 competition line-up

Selection includes Hong Khaou’s Monsoon, Jan-Ole Gerster’s Lara and Damjan Kozole’s Half-Sister.


Karlovy Vary Film Festival to honour Vladimír Smutný, Youssef Chahine

Festival will also pay tribute to Velvet Revolution, unveils industry strands.

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Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2018 winners revealed

Radu Jude’s latest film won the Grand Prix - Crystal Globe, whilst Robert Pattinson and Barry Levinson also collected awards.


'All This Victory' takes 2018 Karlovy Vary works in progress prize

Ahmad Ghossein’s Lebanese film wins in first year award is open to films from the Middle East.

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Taika Waititi reveals more details of his WW2 satire 'Jojo Rabbit' and animation 'Bubbles'

“This one is so different, so weird and has this Python-esque style to it.”

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'Girl', 'Border' among 2018 Lux Film Prize finalists

Other selected titles include Happy As Lazzaro and U – July 22.

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Tim Robbins blasts Trump, 'intolerance' on Karlovy Vary opening night

“We have willingly chosen to go backwards to a world full of ignorance and distrust fuelled by intolerance.”

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First trailer for Karlovy Vary competition title 'Jumpman' (exclusive)

Latest for Zoology director Ivan I. Tverdovskiy premieres on July 4.

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Robert Pattinson, Taika Waititi to attend Karlovy Vary

Waititi’s ’What We Do In The Shadows’ and ’Hunt For The Wilderpeople’ previously screened at the festival.

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First trailer for Roman Bondarchuk's Karlovy Vary title 'Volcano' (exclusive)

The film will premiere in the East of West competition.

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Karlovy Vary Film Festival, EFP reveal 2018 Future Frames directors

The initiative is a showcase for emerging film talents from Europe.



'Redemption': Jerusalem Review

A devout father is faced with a dilemma when trying to raise money for his daughter’s potentially life-saving treatment

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'53 Wars': Karlovy Vary Review

A thought-provoking debut by Polish actress Ewa Bukowska


'Sueño Florianópolis': Karlovy Vary Review

Multiple prize-winner at Karlovy Vary is set in a Brazilian holiday resort


'Volcano': Karlovy Vary Review

A translator finds himself abandoned in a strange Ukranian town


'Jumpman': Karlovy Vary Review

A Russian teen endures a deeply troubled relationship with his mother in Ivan I. Tverdovskiy’s latest