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Karlovy Vary East of the West: Low Lights

Lithuanian director Ignas Miškinis' second feature film Low Lights (Artimos šviesos), makes its international premiere in the East of the West competition at the 44th International Karlovy Vary Film Festival.

DocBoat Warsaw non-fiction e-fest

International Film Festival DocBoat / Warsaw NON-fiction e-fest kindly invites you to enter films to its first edition, to be held on September 2009 on the Polish Internet.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: Alive!

One of the important directors and screenwriters of the Albanian cinema, Artan Minarolli devoted nearly five years of his life to the raising of the 950,000 Euro budget for Alive.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: The Seventh Circle

Árpád Sopsits' The Seventh Circle -- the concluding film in the director's half-century trilogy -- takes its title and inspiration from Dante's Divine Comedy.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: No One's Son

Arsen Anton Ostojic's No One's Son swept the Croatian awards last year: 6 Gold Arenas at the Pula Film Festival, Critics' Award for best film, state award for achievement in film in 2008, and Croatian candidate for the 2009 Academy Awards.

Karlovy Vary East of the West: Lost Times

First feature film director Aron Matyassy burst onto the Hungarian film scene, winning the Golden Reel Main Prize of the 40th Hungarian Film Week in February with his movie Lost Times.

"The Pig" wins MUNICH INTERNATIONAL short film festival 2010

The Danish competitor "The Pig" (Grisen) by Dorte W. Høgh receives the award of the 2009 MUNICH INTERNATIONAL short film festival, being granted Kodak film material for her next project.

Karlovy Vary weathers financial crisis

Despite the financial crisis affecting budgets and advertising revenues across Europe, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (www.kviff.com) can count on sustaining its public and private support.


The National Programme of the 56th Pula Film Festival (www.pulafestival.hr) that will be held from 18 to 25 July, shall present a record ten films.

Karlovy Vary lines up 14 competition films

European films dominate the 14-film strong selection of the 44th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (www.kviff.com), running July 3-11.



Zlin awards Czech, Latvian, Slovak films

The 49th International Film Festival for Children and Youth held in Zlin, Czech Republic, awarded its Golden Slipper for best film for children to Mária Procházková's contemporary take on the Little Red Riding Hood story, Who is Afraid of the Wolf?

Recipes for Disaster by John Webster awarded in Seoul and Warsaw

The feature documentary Recipes for Disaster by John Webster has won the Best Feature Film prize at Green Film Festival in Seoul, South Korea, and the main prize at Planete Doc Review Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland.

Fifth day - 02.06.09 - highlights

11am - screening of the film "99% Honest" dir. Rune Denstad Langlo (feature- lenght documentary competition). KINO MIKRO.

Fourth day - 01.06.09 - highlights

11am - the screening of the film "The Journey of an Olive Tree" dir. Anton Pichler. The director will attend the questions and answers after the screening. KINO MIKRO

Third day - 31.05.09 - highlights

12pm - the screening of the film „ Bilal" dir. Sourav Sarangi. MIKRO CINEMA (feature-lenght competition).About the film: Bringing up two unruly boys, each a few years old, is a difficult task. It is even more difficult when the family lives in a very poor district of Kolkatta and struggles…

49th Krakow Film Festival Second day - 30.05.09 - highlights

10am - the screening of the film „Rough Auntiesi" dir. Kim Longinotto. KIJÓW.CENTRUM CINEMA (feature-lenght competition).

OSCAROWE OTWARCIE 49. Krakowskiego Festiwalu filmowego

Kraków, 29 maja 2009 - Już dzisiaj rozpoczyna się 49. edycja Krakowskiego Festiwalu Filmowego, który potrwa do 4 czerwca. Początek zapowiada się oscarowo - na scenie kina KIJÓW.CENTRUM pojawią się Paul Mazursky, Andrzej Wajda i Zbigniew Rybczyński.

CZECH-IN pour le cinéma tchèque – 1st Festival of Czech Films in Paris

Prague, May 28, 2009 - The 1st festival of Czech films - CZECH-IN pour le cinéma tchèque - will be held in the Paris cinema L'Entrepôt from June 3 - 9, 2009. It is the very first showcase of Czech films made after 1989. The event is organized by Czech…

Zlín announces festival line-up

The 49th annual International Film Festival for Children (May 31 to June 7) held in Zlín, Czech Republic, has announced its complete programme, with 473 films representing 44 countries.