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This year's festival will run from June 30 to July 8. The festival will open with Firebrand. The programme is in progress of being announced, so please check back regularly.

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In 1858, a six-year-old Jewish boy is forcibly seized from his family by the Catholic church.
A married man cheats on his husband with a woman... then tells him about it.
Anatomy Of A Fall
Anatomy Of A Fall
A woman is accused of her husband's murder.
Inside The Yellow Cocoon Shell
Inside The Yellow Cocoon Shell
A man has to return his sister-in-law's body to her hometown after an accident while, along with his nephew, he searches for his long-lost brother.
The Taste Of Things
The Taste Of Things
The story of Eugenie, an esteemed cook, and Dodin, the fine gourmet she has been working for over the last 20 years.
Iron Butterflies
Iron Butterflies
In summer 2014, sunflower fields and coal mines in eastern Ukraine turned into a 12 square kilometer crime scene. A multi-layered investigation into the downing of flight MH17, in which a butterfly-shaped shrapnel was found in the pilot's body, implicated the state responsible for a war crime that remains unpunished.
The Old Oak
The Old Oak
A musing on the future of The Old Oak, the last remaining pub in a village in Northeast England, where people are leaving the land as the mines are closed. Houses are cheap and available, thus making it an ideal location for Syrian refugees.
Fallen Leaves
Fallen Leaves
The course of potential love does not run smooth for shelf-stacker and a metal worker.
Donya works for a Chinese fortune cookie factory in San Francisco. Formerly a translator for the U.S. military in Afghanistan, she struggles to put her life back in order. In a moment of sudden revelation, she decides to send out a special message in a cookie.
Past Lives
Past Lives
Nora and Hae Sung, two childhood friends, are separated from each other when Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York where Nora now lives with her American husband.
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Features

Always within her
Elene Naveriani on the recognition of beauty and Blackbird Blackbird Blackberry
Seeking fortunes
Babak Jalali on cookie messages and casting challenges in Fremont
Girl reimagined
Jennifer Reeder on the power of femininity and the agency of blood in Perpetrator
Facing up to Peter Pan’s demons
Lost Children director comes to terms with her 'inner child'
Scrutinising a killer obsession
Red Rooms director on cyber-security, new media, and the Fincher influence
Queen of the Indies reigns in Karlovy Vary
Christine Vachon on Todd Haynes, diverse voices, and a cherished project
Steeling the Blade
Inodchine star Vincent Perez on being back behind and in front of the camera with duelling drama
Ewan tripping on an energy rush
Proud dad on filming with Clara, Danny Boyle and wearing that moustache
Feisty Gladiator comes out fighting
Russell Crowe on ageing, Ridley Scott, music and playing Göring
Rights and wrongs
Amjad Al Rasheed on patriarchal structures and female empowerment in Inshallah A Boy
'We made magic'
Lila Avilés on the meeting between the worlds of adults and children in Tótem
'I am trying to tell the story with my soul more than with my mind'
Roman Liubyi on mixing dance and performance into documentary Iron Butterflies
Waves of fear
Minhai Mincan on the dread that drives To The North and his move from documentary to fiction
The art of noise
Minhai Mincan on scoring, sound design and shooting on a ship in To The North
The everday art of performance
Pornomelancholia director Manuel Abramovich on fact, fiction and character creation in his hybrid film
Close encounters
Helena Wittmann on Denis Lavant, Marguerite Duras, Friedrich Glauser and Human Flowers Of Flesh

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