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638 articles available in total starting from 04/10/2002. Last article published on 23/07/2020.

Czech filmmaker Andrea Culková sets out to explore The Fragile Beauty of Masculinity

Czech filmmaker Andrea Culková sets out to explore The Fragile Beauty of Masculinity

An “ordinary, middle-aged couple” will be at the core of the first fiction feature by the Czech director, who has so far only helmed documentaries  

23/07 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

The Czech Republic and Slovakia co-producing Iranian mystery-thriller Absence

The Czech Republic and Slovakia co-producing Iranian mystery-thriller Absence

The third feature by Ali Mosaffa will probe the hidden corners where the histories of Iran and the former Czechoslovakia intersect  

22/07 | Production | Funding | Iran/Czech Republic/Slovakia

Death and mortality under the spotlight in Czech observational doc The Intensive Life Unit

Death and mortality under the spotlight in Czech observational doc The Intensive Life Unit

The sophomore feature by Czech documentarian Adéla Komrzý follows two physicians working in palliative medicine while also focusing on intimate conversations between doctors and patients  

20/07 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic

Czech box office down by 55%

Czech box office down by 55%

Local cinemas have yet to bounce back following the disruption caused by COVID-19  

14/07 | Box Office | Czech Republic

The Czech Republic’s Film Foundation spotlights the best unrealised domestic scripts

The Czech Republic’s Film Foundation spotlights the best unrealised domestic scripts

All three winning screenplays in the main category already have producers attached  

13/07 | Festivals | Awards | Czech Republic

Review: Meky

Review: Meky

Šimon Šafránek’s documentary portrait of Miroslav “Meky” Žbirka is a pleasant, if unspectacular, journey through Czechoslovak pop-music history  

13/07 | Karlovy Vary 2020

First Cut+ hands out its awards

First Cut+ hands out its awards

The second edition of the new programme has awarded the upcoming film projects by Ferit Karahan and Hajni Kis  

10/07 | Karlovy Vary 2020 | KVIFF Eastern Promises/Awards

Projects from Hungary and Jordan awarded at Karlovy Vary’s Works in Progress

Projects from Hungary and Jordan awarded at Karlovy Vary’s Works in Progress

Hajni Kis's Wild Roots has received the TRT Award, while Bassel Ghandour's The Alleys picked up the Post-production Development Award  

10/07 | Karlovy Vary 2020 | KVIFF Eastern Promises/Awards

Slovak project The Lines wins the Karlovy Vary Docs in Progress Award

Slovak project The Lines wins the Karlovy Vary Docs in Progress Award

Barbora Sliepková's first feature-length documentary, a black-and-white essay on Bratislava-inspired city symphonies, received the €5,000 prize  

10/07 | Karlovy Vary 2020 | KVIFF Eastern Promises/Awards

Usud wins the MIDPOINT Feature Launch Award

Usud wins the MIDPOINT Feature Launch Award

Vacuum and Sara's Bungalow also received prizes as this year’s edition of the training and networking platform wrapped during KVIFF Eastern Promises  

10/07 | Karlovy Vary 2020 | KVIFF Eastern Promises/Awards

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