HBO to fund Czech feature documentaries

HBO announced it has chosen five documentary projects for development with the goal of beginning production on two feature length films in the fall.
08-07-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition The Hollow

Russian director Marina Razbezhkina is in Karlovy Vary for the international premier of her film Jar (The Hollow) which is in competition in the East of the West section of…
08-07-2008

Karlovy Vary festival East of the West competition Vogelfrei

The Latvian film Vogelfrei is the sole omnibus film competing in the East of the West section at the Karlovy Vary film festival, a joint effort from four of Latvia's…
07-07-2008

France tops Czech box office

French family film Asterix at the Olympic Games led the Czech box office for the first five months of 2008, according to results from Czech distributors. The remaing seven slots…
07-07-2008

Documentaries in post-production draw strong interest at Karlovy Vary

The fourth edition of Docu Talents from the East at the Karlovy Vary film festival on July 7 attracted over 70 buyers, distributors, festival representatives, journalists and film industry professionals…
07-07-2008

Works in Progress draws overflow crowd

Robust industry interest boosted attendance at the Karlovy Vary film festival (KVIFF.com) East of the West Works in Progress 2008 presentations. Producers from 26 films showed clips to a standing…
06-07-2008

Works in Progress draws overflow crowd

Robust industry interest boosted attendance at the Karlovy Vary film festival (KVIFF.com) East of the West Works in Progress 2008 presentations. Producers from 26 films showed clips to a standing…
06-07-2008

Poland pushes hits and works in progress at Karlovy Vary

The programme of this year's edition of the Karlovy Vary IFF festival lists four Polish titles, but that is not the only way that Poland will be represented at the…
03-07-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition Muzika

Muzika (Music), actor-director Juraj Nvota's Slovak/German film about the joys and travails of musicians and music lovers, will be screened on July 7 and 8 in competition at the Karlovy…
03-07-2008

Beauty in Trouble expands US release

Beauty in Trouble, from director/writer team of Jan Hrebejek and Petr Jarchovsky, has gone into its third week of screenings in the U.S.
02-07-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition Mao Tse Tung

A rare Albanian entry joins the East of the West competition line-up: Besnik Bisha's ironic take on the era of totalitarian leader Enver Hoxha, Mao Tse Tung. Following years of…
02-07-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition I Was Here

The second feature by Estonian director Rene Vilbre, I Was Here is continuing the recent wave of Estonian cinema on the international arena with the world premiere in Karlovy Vary's…
01-07-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition Of Parents and Children

Multi-awarded Czech director Vladimír Michalek creates a bitter-sweet comedy from a seemingly banal situation, where father and son go on a walk together through the magical urban landscape of Prague.
01-07-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition The Class

The beginning of the €1 million budgeted (HUF250 million) Hungarian-German movie, The Class (Tablo) dates back to 1998, when the Hungarian-born, formerly New York-based Gabor Dettre first applied to the…
30-06-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition Tulpan

Will Tulpan repeat the success from Cannes in Karlovy Vary? The winner of this year's Un Certain Regard section in Cannes, Tulpan, directed by Sergei Dvortsevoy, joins the East to…
29-06-2008

Ivo Trajkov appointed Honorary Ambassador of Culture

Film director Ivo Trajkov received the title Honorary Ambassador of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia by Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski. The ceremony in Prague came just in time…
29-06-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition Seamstresses

Accomplished as a fiction author and theatre director, Ludmil Todorov once again proved himself one of Bulgaria's leading film directors with his realistic take on unemployment through the female point…
29-06-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition Time to Die

Renowned Polish director Dorota Kedzierzawska competes in the Karlovy Vary film festival's East of the West section with Time to die, one of the most awarded Polish films of the…
26-06-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition film The Collectress

Lithuanian director Kristina Buozyte's debut film and film school graduation project, The Collectress, makes its international premiere in the East of the West competition at the 43th International Karlovy Vary…
26-06-2008

Karlovy Vary film festival East of the West competition film Boogie

Romanian director Radu Muntean's third feature film, Boogie (2008), competes in the East of the West section of the Karlovy Vary international film festival, following its selection for the Quinzaine…
25-06-2008