PRAGUE: The Documentary Homies / Sami doma by Jan Foukal will be released by Aerofilms in Czech cinemas on 16 November 2022. The film had its world premiere at the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (24 – 29 October 2022) in the Czech Joy competition.

PRAGUE: Czech fairytale Prince Mamma’s Boy / Princ Mamánek by Jan Budař overtook the superhero film Black Adam (21,924 admissions), with 41,535 admissions and 250,006 EUR / 6,126,409 CZK gross in its opening weekend.

JIHLAVA: The French production 07:15 – Blackbird by Judith Auffray won the Opus Bonum Award in the main competition of the 26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, held 25 – 30 October 2022. Deserters directed by Croatian Damir Markovina received the Best Central and East European Film award in the same Opus Bonum competition.

JIHLAVA: The middle-length documentary Invisible Landscapes / Neviditelné krajiny by Ivo Bystřičan had its world premiere at the Jihlava International Film Festival in the Czech Joy competition.

PRAGUE: The Czech Republic production incentives programme will get underway again 2 January 2023, until then incentives are temporarily suspended. A cap of 150m CZK per project will be implemented from the start of the year.

PRAGUE: The Czech/Chinese coproduction Till Love Do Us Part by Ran Li has its world premiere at the Warsaw International Film Festival on 14 October 2022 in the 1-2 Competition.

PRAGUE: Natálie Císařovská’s debut feature The Body / Její tělo wrapped shooting on 23 September 2022. The film is a Czech/Slovak coproduction inspired by the real story of diver Andrea Absolonová, who became a world-famous porn actress after losing her Olympic dream and sports career due to a spinal injury.

PRAGUE: BANGER., the second feature from director Adam Sedlák, premiered on 22 September 2022 and had 23 127 admissions during its first weekend in 148 cinemas. The film ranked third in the domestic BO, right after the renewed launch of Avatar (2009) and Medieval.

PRAGUE: The English-language historical drama Medieval from scriptwriter, director and producer Petr Jákl is currently the most attended film in Czech cinemas. The film, which was released by Bioscop in 244 domestic cinemas on 8 September 2022, has become the 4th biggest premiere in the Czech Republic in 2022 with 104,916 admissions and 716,474 EUR / 17,589,442 CZK gross during the first weekend.

PRAGUE: The Taiwanese / Czech coproduction Malice / 惡潮 by Lungyin Lim is currently in the script development phase. The film is coproduced by Czech Lonely Production and it will have its postproduction done in the Czech Republic and Europe.

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