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Think Fest: Protagonist, Karlovy Vary, IFFR chiefs on the changing arthouse scene

Mike Goodridge, Karel Och and Bero Beyer discuss the importance of festivals and distribution initiatives.

Think Fest

Festival innovation, Netflix in the spotlight at Jerusalem's Think Fest

Screen reports from festival-focused industry initiative’s first edition.

Men Dont Cry

Karlovy Vary winner 'Men Don't Cry' scores sales deal

EXCLUSIVE: German seller lands Special Jury Award winner produced by Jasmila Zbanic.

Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin: 'There's a lack of interest in film criticism'

American critic and author thinks the internet has “diluted” film criticism.

Little Crusader

Karlovy Vary Film Festival winners revealed

Czech title Little Crusader takes Crystal Globe; works in progress winners announced.

The Cakemaker

Strand Releasing acquires drama 'The Cakemaker'

The film had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.


Future Frames spotlights new filmmakers at Karlovy Vary 2017

Director Denis Côté and European Film Promotion boss speak to Screen about the student filmmaker scheme.

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'Elle' producer boards Karlovy Vary work in progress projects

Volcano, Brighton 4 are currently in post-production.


'Censor' wins Karlovy Vary 2017 works in progress award

Ukrainian prison drama directed by Peter Kerekes scoops prize.

Ciro Guerra

'Embrace Of The Serpent' director Ciro Guerra reveals details of next two projects

The in-demand director is currently editing a new project filmed in the La Guajira desert.


'BPM (Beats per Minute)' among 2017 Lux Film Prize finalists

10 films selected for award announced at Karlovy Vary.

A Ghost Story

'A Ghost Story' director David Lowery: I'd love to work with Netflix

Director discusses cinema/VoD debate at Karlovy Vary film festival.

Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck: I'll keep on making smaller films

The Oscar-winner was talking about his career choices at Karlovy Vary.

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Uma Thurman, Jeremy Renner to bookend Karlovy Vary

Festival to open with The Big Sick.


Little Crusader

'Little Crusader': Karlovy Vary Review

The first Czech winner of Karlovy Vary for 15 years is a reserved and almost silent piece of work

Men Don't Cry

'Men Don't Cry': Karlovy Vary Review

Dir. Alen Drljević. Bosnia & Herzegovina/Slovenia/Croatia/Germany. 2017. 98 mins

How Viktor 'The Garlic' Took Alexey 'The Stud' To The Nursing Home

'How Viktor 'The Garlic' Took Alexey 'The Stud' to the Nursing Home': Karlovy Vary Review

Alexander Hant’s debut, a frenetic Russian satire, won the East of the West competition at Karlovy Vary


'Corporate': Karlovy Vary Review

The HR department is the centre of this French boardroom thriller which gives Céline Sallette a showcase role

Keep The Change

'Keep The Change': Karlovy Vary Review

Sweeping awards as it travels the festival circuit, this warm romantic comedy features two autistic leads