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573 articles available in total starting from 04/10/2002. Last article published on 23/02/2020.

First-ever Czech-Swiss co-production Lost in Paradise shoots in Prague

First-ever Czech-Swiss co-production Lost in Paradise shoots in Prague

Fiona Ziegler’s absurd comedy-road movie revolves around the clash between two worlds and “the grotesque charm of the bourgeoisie”  

01/08/2019 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Switzerland

Czech Cinéfondation winner Zuzana Kirchnerová preparing Italian road movie The Caravan

Czech Cinéfondation winner Zuzana Kirchnerová preparing Italian road movie The Caravan

The director is working on her feature debut, about a woman who no longer wants to be just the mother of a disabled child  

24/07/2019 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia/Italy

Interviews at the unveiling of the 2019 LUX Prize Official Selection

Interview: Interviews at the unveiling of the 2019 LUX Prize Official Selection

Interview

Director Benedikt Erlingsson, MEP Helga Trüpel and journalist Barbara Majsa talked to us at the LUX Prize Official Selection unveiling during the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival  

18/07/2019 | LUX Prize 2019

Pavol Pekarčík • Director of Silent Days

Interview: Pavol Pekarčík • Director of Silent Days

“The intention was to create a photograph containing a film within itself”

Slovakian filmmaker Pavol Pekarčík talks to Cineuropa about Silent Days, portraying a marginalised group within a marginalised group, authenticity and the relationship between photography and cinema  

18/07/2019 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | East of the West

Unveiling of the 2019 LUX Prize Official Selection

Unveiling of the 2019 LUX Prize Official Selection

The shortlist of the ten movies selected for the European Parliament's LUX Prize was revealed at the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival  

17/07/2019 | LUX Prize 2019

K.V.I.Q. Talks @ KVIFF Eastern Promises

K.V.I.Q. Talks @ KVIFF Eastern Promises

Karlovy Vary organised, with the support of the LUX Prize and Creative Europe Desk CZ | MEDIA, a series of talks that discussed creating a sustainable life in the current film climate industry  

17/07/2019 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | KVIFF Eastern Promises

MIDPOINT Shorts gets a revamp and branches out

MIDPOINT Shorts gets a revamp and branches out

The special script- and project-development programme for short films will take place at two workshops, and welcomes WEMW as its new partner  

12/07/2019 | MIDPOINT 2019

Martin Mareček • Director of Over The Hills

Interview: Martin Mareček • Director of Over The Hills

"This might be a film about man's search for his inner woman"

Czech filmmaker Martin Mareček talked to us about Over The Hills, which was world-premiered in the Documentary Competition at Karlovy Vary  

10/07/2019 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | Documentary Competition

Bohdan Sláma in the editing room with WWII drama Shadow Country

Bohdan Sláma in the editing room with WWII drama Shadow Country

The Czech director has finished shooting his first historical drama on celluloid  

10/07/2019 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Ivan Zachariáš • Director of The Sleepers

Interview: Ivan Zachariáš • Director of The Sleepers

"It's easier to write characters when they are strong and not quite passive"

HBO mini-series The Sleepers was presented out of competition at Karlovy Vary, and we met up with its director Ivan Zachariáš to discuss it  

10/07/2019 | Karlovy Vary 2019 | Out of Competition