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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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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.
A Ghost Story
A Ghost Story
This is the story of a ghost and the house he haunts.
Double Date
Double Date
An innocent out ot prove his manhood meets a pair of femme fatales.
Baby Driver
Baby Driver
His name is Baby and he’s a young and exceptionally talented getaway driver for a criminal gang. Pedal to the metal, music cranked up on his headphones, and flashing lights in the rear-view mirror. Just one last job and Baby can make a fresh start.
God's Own Country
God's Own Country
Young sheep farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker, offers the promise of something else.
Good Time
Good Time
Crime caper sees a bank robber try to evade capture.
The Beguiled
The Beguiled
Civil War drama about an injured Yankee soldier who seeks refuge in girls' boarding school.
Happy End
Happy End
Story of a bourgeois family, set against the backdrop of the Calais refugee crisis.
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Features

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 A 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

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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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