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565 articles available in total starting from 04/10/2002. Last article published on 23/01/2020.

Mira Fornay  • Director of Cook, F**k, Kill

Interview: Mira Fornay • Director of Cook, F**k, Kill

“There is no logic in hurting someone you love”

Cineuropa talked to Slovakian director Mira Fornay, who is about to show her third feature, Cook, F**k, Kill, at the IFFR  

23/01 | IFFR 2020 | Voices

Domestic feature Women on the Run crushes US imports at the Czech box office

Domestic feature Women on the Run crushes US imports at the Czech box office

2019 was another record-breaking year for Czech movie theatres, and the charts were topped by a home-grown rom-com  

23/01 | Box Office | Czech Republic

Sprawling high-fantasy series The Wheel of Time being shot in the Czech Republic

Sprawling high-fantasy series The Wheel of Time being shot in the Czech Republic

Amazon is readying a small-screen adaptation of the best-selling series of fantasy books by Robert Jordan  

16/01 | Television | USA/Czech Republic

MIDPOINT Shorts to be presented at Trieste’s WEMW

MIDPOINT Shorts to be presented at Trieste’s WEMW

The programme dedicated to the script and project development of short films concludes with the showcasing of the participating projects  

14/01 | MIDPOINT 2020

The Vasulka Effect looks back at the lives of the grandparents of video art

The Vasulka Effect looks back at the lives of the grandparents of video art

The new documentary by Hrafnhildur Gunnarsdóttir maps the lives and oeuvre of video-art trailblazers Steina and Woody Vasulka  

13/01 | Production | Funding | Iceland/Czech Republic/Sweden/Denmark

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020 fires the starting pistol

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2020 fires the starting pistol

The first workshop of this year’s edition kicks off next week in Trieste  

10/01 | MIDPOINT 2020

Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy ready for the festival circuit

Communism and the Net or the End of Representative Democracy ready for the festival circuit

The last remaining active director of the Czech New Wave, Karel Vachek, has finished the longest-ever Czech film, which clocks in at six hours  

10/01 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Czech maestro Jan Švankmajer steps in front of the camera in The Alchemical Furnace

Czech maestro Jan Švankmajer steps in front of the camera in The Alchemical Furnace

After his farewell feature, Insect, the world-renowned Czech surrealist is now the subject of a documentary helmed by Adam Oľha  

09/01 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Slovakian filmmaker Peter Bebjak completes television miniseries The Actor

Slovakian filmmaker Peter Bebjak completes television miniseries The Actor

The miniseries follows a rising actor and conformist stuck in a Faustian bargain with Secret Police in 1950s Czechoslovakia  

08/01 | Television | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Folk horror film Leshy, based on a Slavic myth, is in the making in Slovakia

Folk horror film Leshy, based on a Slavic myth, is in the making in Slovakia

The film is part of a feature anthology trilogy project called Different, an international co-production inspired by mythical creatures  

08/01 | Production | Funding | Slovakia/Czech Republic/Poland