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'The Father'

Karlovy Vary Film Festival reveals 2019 winners

Winners include Bulgarian-Greek comedy ‘The Father’ and Jan-Ole Gerster’s ‘Lara’.

Eurimages Lab Project award winner

Karlovy Vary 2019 unveils industry programme winners

‘Pigeon’s Milk’ won the top €100,000 prize.

Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck predicts “huge upswing” in quality of independent cinema

The filmmaker was in town with his second directorial feature ’Light Of My Life’.

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Karlovy Vary head Karel Och on the challenge of hosting a festival between Cannes and Venice

Och was disappointed to miss out on Robert Eggers’ ‘The Lighthouse’.

Bart Freundlich, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup

Julianne Moore, Bart Freundlich talk about collaborating on 'After The Wedding'

Moore was in Karlovy Vary to accept the festival’s honourary Crystal Globe award.

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Film industry events undeterred by European heatwave

Temperatures of up to 45 degrees Celsius are predicted on the continent this weekend.


Karlovy Vary selects eight features for €10k Works in Development showcase

The Czech festival gets underway on Friday June 28.

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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.



‘Immortal’: Sarajevo Review

Striking documentary from Estonia looks at the production line of model citizens in Russia’s Arctic Circle


'Patrick': Karlovy Vary Review

Intriguing debut from Belgian director Tim Mielands is set in a nudist camp

'The Father'

'The Father': Karlovy Vary Review

A middle-aged man attempts to stop his widowed father coming off the rails

'Mosaic Portrait'

‘Mosaic Portrait’: Karlovy Vary Review

A pregnant Chinese schoolgirl finds herself under intense scrutiny

'The True Adventures Of Wolfboy'

'The True Adventures Of Wolfboy': Karlovy Vary Review

A young boy suffering from hypertrichosis runs away from home to find his estranged mother