PRAGUE: Karel Vachek, the head of the documentary department at FAMU and one of the most original Czech filmmakers known for his experimental, enormously lengthy film essays, is shooting the decades-leaping documentary Communism.
PRAGUE: Petr Dvořák was re-elected the general director of public broadcaster Czech Television for a term of six years. The Czech Television Council, which considered a field of five candidates in the second round, made the decision on 26 April 2017.
PRAGUE: The Czech internet TV station Stream.cz has launched a new series, Pěstírna directed by Andy Fehu.
PRAGUE: The Czech State Cinematography Fund announced that 12 minority coproduction films will receive grants.
PLZEN: The Czech/Slovak/Polish/French coproduction I,Olga Hepnarova directed by Petr Kazda and Tomáš Weinreb will screen at the 30th Finale Plzeň, 20 – 26 April 2017.
PLZEN: The Oddsockeaters / Lichožrouti by Galina Miklínová, a coproduction between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia, will screen at the 30th Finale Plzen, 20 – 26 April 2017.
PLZEN: The latest film from Tomáš Vorel The Good Plumber / Instalatér z Tuchlovic will screen at the 30th Finale Plzen, running 20 – 26 April 2017.
PRAGUE: Jiří Sádek's horror film The Noonday Witch / Polednice will screen at the 30th Finale Plzen, which runs 20 – 26 April 2017.
PRAGUE: The Czech/Slovak/Bulgarian coproduction In Your Dreams / Ani ve snu! directed by Petr Oukropec will screen at the 30th Finale Plzen, running 20 – 26 April 2017.
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