Titles for the 53rd edition of the festival - which runs from June 29 to July 7 - have begun to be announced. Barry Levinson will be awarded a Crystal Globe for lifetime achievement and there will a tribute section dedicated to Austin Film Society. The festival will also pay tribute to Milos Foreman, who died earlier this year, opening with his Loves Of A Blonde.

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To The Night
To The Night
As a child Norman survived a fire that took the rest of his family. As an adult he is still struggling with the resulting trauma, and he finds it difficult to start a new life with his girlfriend and little boy.
The Swing
The Swing
Documentary about an elderly couple and the way the family deal with a sudden death.
Sweet Country
Sweet Country
Australian frontier drama, told from an Aboriginal perspective.
A documentary about the sky above the Andes and the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, and those who live under it.
The Fireflies Are Gone
The Fireflies Are Gone
The sleepy town where Léo lives doesn’t offer her much chance of self-fulfilment. Extricating herself from her mother’s influence and her constricting environment isn’t easy for the frustrated young woman, yet happiness might be close at hand.
Several suitors pursue a young woman in the Wild West.
The Eyes Of Orson Welles
The Eyes Of Orson Welles
A journey through the pictorial world of Orson Welles, his drawings, paintings and works of youth, seen for the first time on screen thanks to his daughter Beatrice Welles.
Light Years
Light Years
A documentary portrait of Lucrecia Martel during the shooting of Zama.
A Skin So Soft
A Skin So Soft
Documentary about bodybuilders.
The Miseducation Of Cameron Post
The Miseducation Of Cameron Post
1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Features

Filming family
Cyril Aris talks about documenting his grandparents' lives in The Swing
Elliptical in nature
David Zellner and Nathan Zellner on Damsel
Linklater - still king of the indies
Director talks roots, inspiration, Cate Blanchett, and Hollywood
All sing-a-long with Robbins
Oscar winner on music, #MeToo, controversy, and dreams
Robbins on the barricades in Karlovy Vary
Shawshank star laments return to bullying, intolerance and oppression
A dimension of complexity
David Zellner and Nathan Zellner on Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, cowboy ballads and Damsel
Epic in scope
David Zellner and Nathan Zellner on Damsel
Unreal belonging
Gustavo Pizzi and Karine Teles discuss Loveling and portraying families on screen
Spike Lee puts Trump in Cannes firing line
Charlottesville riot provides powerful coda to film
Reconstructed heroine
Susanna Nicchiarelli on exploring character in Nico, 1988

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival News

Barbarians victorious at Karlovy Vary
Radu Jude takes home Crystal Globe.
Critics' accolade for “a complex comedy”
Karlovy Vary awards announced as Pattinson breezes in
Prize prospect for Europe’s filmmakers
Ten titles announced in Karlovy Vary for Lux competition
Ghosts of the past in frame at Karlovy Vary
Official selection includes ten world premieres
Levinson honour in Karlovy Vary
Crystal Globe for Rain Man director
Forman to the fore in Karlovy Vary
Celebration of Oscar-lauded director

Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night

Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André

On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane

Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

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