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GoCritic! Articles

GoCritic! Articles

Welcome to the new page on Cineuropa, dedicated to emerging film journalists and critics through the training programme GoCritic!

In the right column you will find the information on the project, the list of tutors and partner festivals and organisations, and profiles of four participants selected for the KVIFF workshop.

The stories produced at the workshop will be published on Cineuropa's main page, and below is the list of all articles we ran so far.

For all queries, please contact gocritic@cineuropa.org

See also: About GoCritic!, KVIFF GoCritic! 2019, Animafest Zagreb GoCritic!, Trieste GoCritic!, KVIFF GoCritic! 2018, GoCritic! Tutors, GoCritic! Team, GoCritic! Partners.

GoCritic! Feature: The curse of a lost suitcase and formal dresses of Karlovy Vary

GoCritic! Feature: The curse of a lost suitcase and formal dresses of Karlovy Vary

Stolen luggage, the nudity of Patrick and the bewitched attire of In Fabric  

16/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Review: My Thoughts Are Silent

GoCritic! Review: My Thoughts Are Silent

A sound-recordist longing to escape his native Ukraine finds himself experiencing a bumpy ride in Antonio Lukich's tender debut feature  

16/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Interview: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov  • Directors of The Father

GoCritic! Interview: Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov • Directors of The Father

"The basis of the story was something very sad, which could happen to anyone. That's why we decided to try to tell it in a funnier way"

Bulgarian duo, fresh from their Crystal Globe win at Karlovy Vary, discuss the offbeat comedy's main themes and inspirations  

14/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Interview: Felipe Ríos   • Director of The Man of the Future

GoCritic! Interview: Felipe Ríos • Director of The Man of the Future

"A daughter who doesn't succeed in connecting with her father can serve as an example of how a society works"

We chatted with the Chilean filmmaker in Karlovy Vary, where he premiered his intimate first feature  

14/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Interview: Vladimír Smutný   • Recepient of the KVIFF President Award

GoCritic! Interview: Vladimír Smutný • Recepient of the KVIFF President Award

“Sometimes I wonder whether things have got better or worse”

We interviewed one of the leading Czech directors of photography who received the KVIFF President Award at this year's festival  

13/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Review: Zizotek

GoCritic! Review: Zizotek

A tender Greek drama about broken families and emerging human connections  

10/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Feature: Scouting for the link between two hot Karlovy Vary titles

GoCritic! Feature: Scouting for the link between two hot Karlovy Vary titles

A first-time visitor probes the unlikely connection that unites the Czech festival’s oldest feature and its hottest new presentation.  

09/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Review: 17 Blocks

GoCritic! Review: 17 Blocks

Shot over a period of 20 years, 17 Blocks is a gripping and emotional documentary offering an inside look into one family’s tragedy  

06/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Review: The Father

GoCritic! Review: The Father

A refreshing comedy-drama about the ridiculousness of running away from grief has won the Crystal Globe at Karlovy Vary  

06/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019

GoCritic! Review: Spoon

GoCritic! Review: Spoon

Latvian filmmaker Laila Pakalniņa turns her eye to plastic spoons and searches for their meaning with mixed results  

06/07 | GoCritic! | Karlovy Vary 2019