BIFF2018

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PLZEN: The Slovak/Czech coproduction The Teacher / Učitelka, written by Petr Jarchovský and directed by Jan Hřebejk, which premiered at this year´s Karlovy Vary IFF, screened in the main competition of the 30th Finale Plzen.

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 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.