The Karlovy Vary IFF presents over 220 feature films from all over the world every year. Some of this year´s titles and retrospectives were already announced:
There Ain't No Cure For Love: A Tribute to Alan Rudolph
KVIFF's Forum of Independents pays tribute to one of the most idiosyncratic auteurs working today, the American writer-director Alan Rudolph, who will personally introduce his five films: http://www.kviff.com/en/news/1215-there-aint-no-cure-for-love-a-tribute-to-alan-rudolph/ .
Independent Japanese films in Karlovy Vary
Three independent Japanese movies will be screened at the Karlovy Vary festival as part of a tribute to Tokyo FilmeX: provocateur Sion Sono's latest, four-hour work, Love Exposure, a nontraditional story of love entanglements, Passion:
First entry in the East of the West competition
Once again the Karlovy Vary's East of the West competition will offer viewers the best movies from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the nations of the former Soviet Bloc. One of this year's discoveries is the notable film The 40th Door, representing the relatively unknown Azerbaijan film industry: http://www.kviff.com/en/news/1211-first-entry-in-the-east-of-the-west-competition/ .
More information is available on http://www.kviff.com/