FESTIVALS: One World Film Festival Introduces New Categories, Including New Czech Competition


    PRAGUE: Several new categories, including a new Czech competition, are among the surprises of the 2017 One World. The festival is set to take place in Prague from 6 to 15 March 2017 and to visit 32 other cities in the Czech Republic and Brussels afterwards. The slogan of this year's festival campaign is The Art of Collaboration.

    The new categories include Vote for Change!, focusing on populist movements and civil society activists, Dreams of Europe, with films about refugees on their way to Europe, Faces of the City, about the relationship between people and the urban environment, and the Family Happiness, presenting the western family and its importance in an individualised society.

    The new Czech Competition category aims at promoting the screening of Czech documentaries at international festivals.

    The programme comprising 110 films and the international guests will be announced on 21 February 2017.