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Arsenals film festival opening

"Arsenāls" has begun!This year's "Arsenāls" was ceremoniously opened with the screening of "Salomé" in the small hall of the Latvian National Opera for guests with invitations, as well as with the screening of the Norwegian silent film "The Bridal Party in Hardanger" and the wedding gown parade in Vērmanes dārzs,…

Gdynia film festival independent film competition and panorama of Polish cinema

Gdynia Polish Film Festival programme and juriesIndependent Cinema Competition Screenings in Silver Screen in Gdynia ANTARA (26') dir. Izabela Przylipiak Monday 15.09 - 6:00 pm Tuesday 16.09 - 10:00 amFriday 19.09 - 2:45 pm TIBI ET IGNI (127') /DLA CIEBIE I OGNIA/ dir. Tomasz Zasada, Mateusz Jemioł Tuesday 16.09 -…

FilmFestival Cottbus makes a presentation in Russia

This week, the FilmFestival Cottbus is travelling more than 600 kilometres to Svetlogorsk on the Baltic coast. Festival director Roland Rust and festival manager Andreas Stein are going there following an invitation to the 5th Baltic Debuts Film Festival in the Kalingrad region which belongs to Russia. On July 31,…

33rd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia - click here to read festival's newsletters

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Cottbus festival presents itself with reception and film in Karlovy Vary

FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema PRESS RELEASE Cottbus, July 4, 2008 The 18th FilmFestival Cottbus - Festival of East European Cinema (11.-16.11.2008) will be presenting itself on the occasion of the 43rd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (04.07.-12.07.2008) with a reception and a festival…


On Wednesday 9 July 2008, the festival artistic director, Petr Koliha, announced at a regular meeting held in Karlovy Vary during the KV IFF that the 49th edition of Film Festival Zlín is to continue the tradition of devoting the dramaturgy to cinematography of one particular European nation. "As for…

ERA NEW HORIZONS - click here to read festival's press releases

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Arsenals 2008 programme

Programme of Arsenals 2008 The Focus Arsenals will take a glance back in the history before 80 years when the world of cinema experienced one of its most significant metamorphosis and convulsions at the same time - the birth of sound cinema in period between 1927 and 1928. International Film…

KARLOVY VARY - Cilck here to read 2008 KVIFF Daily Newsletter

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2008: A Musical Odyssey at Karlovy Vary

The festival section "2008: A Musical Odyssey" will offer a diverse and topical convergence of music and film this year, from music videos to the more than three-hour presentation of The First Emperor from the New York Metropolitan Opera House. A powerful visual and musical experience will be offered by…

Markéta Irglová and Glen Hansard to play at the KVIFF

Markéta Irglová and Glen Hansard in concert at the KVIFF on July 10, 2008, in the hall of the Richmond Hotel. Tickets will be on sale on July 6 at the main box office and F-bar box office for 400 CZK. The duo won an Oscar at the beginning of…

Christopher Lee will receive the Karlovy Vary Festival President´s Award

Famous British actor Christopher Lee will receive the Festival President's Award at the 43rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The Festival President's Award is given to actors, directors, and producers who have contributed in a fundamental way to the development of film, not merely in their own countries but around…

Karlovy Vary IFF East of the West competition films

Film screenings: 8D7 - 11.7., 19:30, Theatre Karlovy Vary 9L1 - 12.7., 10:30, Cinema Lázně III Bahrtalo! (Good Luck!) | Bahrtalo! (Jó szerencsét!) Director: Róbert Lakatos Hungary, Austria, Germany, 2008, 80 min, IP An original fiction documentary about a pair of Hungarian Borats on a trip across Europe. Lali, a…

Karlovy Vary Films in Competition

Official Selection - Competition The exceptional status of the Karlovy Vary IFF Official Selection - Competition always ensures that these films attract the largest audiences. Only films made after January 1, 2007 which haven´t been previously shown in the competition of another international film festival may be included; films selected…

Karlovy Vary Open Eyes - the best of the Cannes festival

Open Eyes - the best of the Cannes festival The Open Eyes section of the program at the 43rd KVIFF will present moviegoers with 13 films that were screened at this year's Cannes IFF. At the recent festival in Cannes, director Matteo Garrone's Gomorra was awarded Grand Prix of the…

Karlovy Vary Horizons section

The Horizons section is one of the Karlovy Vary festival’s favorite traditions, presenting a cross-section of the latest in world film. At the 43rd KVIFF, Horizons will offer an exceptionally interesting selection of titles.Twentieth-century cultural icon Bob Dylan is the focus of the original cubist portrait I’m Not There, which…

Karlovy Vary IFF section Another View

Another View Thirty-two films offering "another view," whether in terms of technique or content, will be presented in the Another View section of the program. If you are a moviegoer interested in new filmmaking approaches and nontraditional topics, then you certainly won't want to miss any of these movies. Here…

Robert De Niro to be honored with the Crystal Globe at the 43rd KVIFF

Respected Actor to receive Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema at opening night tribute gala Preeminent Actor, director and producer Robert De Niro, two-time Academy Award® winner, four-time Academy Award® nominee and Golden Globe winner, will receive the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema at the…

New York Metropolitan Opera in Karlovy Vary

With our audiences in mind, the 43rd Karlovy Vary IFF will be expanding its program on the first and last days of the festival. On opening day, Friday, July 4th, the number of screenings will dramatically increase. Viewers will be able to see movies from the Horizons section, as well…

Transylvania International Film Festival closing press release

THE TRANSILVANIA TROPHY LEAVES FOR MEXICO Applause. Bursts of applause. Celebrities. Pouring with celebrities. Excitement, prizes and trophies. All of that on Saturday night at that National Theatre of Cluj Napoca, during the Ceremony. The Closing Ceremony of the Transilvania International Film Festival 2008. Over 1000 guests were eager to…