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The Karlovy Vary Film Festival is back this year for its 52nd edition with a strong selection of films from across Europe and beyond.

The festival runs from 30 June to 8 July.

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Keep The Change
Keep The Change
The unlikely love story of two people who meet in a support group.
A Dark Song
A Dark Song
A grieving mother sets out to contact her dead chiild.
Deliver Us
Deliver Us
Documentary about the practice of exorcism and how it fits in the modern world.
Spoor
Spoor
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
47 Meters Down
47 Meters Down
Two sisters trapped in a shark cage and running out of oxygen have to fight to survive.
78/52
78/52
A documentary about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
Animals
Animals
Reality starts to shift after a couple take a break to try to rebuild their marriage.
Breaking News
Breaking News
A TV reporter is tasked with painting memorial portrait for a coworker who died in a tragic accident that he survived. His colleague’s daughter becomes his guide.
The Cakemaker
The Cakemaker
After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. He becomes a pastry chef for the widow of the deceased. Yet she hardly suspects that the unnamed sorrow that connects her to the stranger is for the same man.
Freak Show
Freak Show
A teenager who moves to a small town decides to tackle bullying attitudes by running for homecoming queen.
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Features

'I just don’t know about fame. I have never figured it out'
Good Time star Robert Pattinson on being a lone wolf - and stardom as a side dish
Landscape of love
Director Francis Lee talks about authenticity and emotion in God's Own Country.
Pastures new
Alec Secareanu and Josh O'Connor on preparing for God's Own Country.
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts
Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
Completing the trip
Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
Sofia gets all her own way
The Beguiled director on Farrell, Kidman and Dunst.
In the spirit of Twin Peaks
Jon Nguyen on David Lynch: The Art Life, Naomi Watts, and the films that made it all happen.
Within a neurodivergent world
Rachel Israel on developing Keep The Change.
Voyaging further
More from Bertrand Tavernier on his Journey Through French Cinema.
Untold stories
Jon Nguyen on the art of filming David Lynch.
Heart of the matter
Katell Quillévéré on Heal The Living, organ donation and E.T.
Bertrand Tavernier's odyssey
The director discusses My Journey Through French Cinema.
Seeing Things Differently
The controversy over Blindness and what it tells us about blind people and the film industry.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival News

Czech film takes top prize at Karlovy Vary
Home grown talent triumphs with Crystal Globe
Weird is a winner in Karlovy Vary
Critics make choices in Festival finale.
Karlovy Vary rewards Laverty and Loach
Filmmakers receive Crystal Globes for “outstanding work”
Europe’s finest vie for top prize
Lux nominees revealed in Karlovy Vary
Demons are forever in Karlovy Vary
Awards for Affeck, Thurman and Howard
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Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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