Titles for the 53rd edition of the festival ran from June 29 to July 7. Barry Levinson was awarded a Crystal Globe for lifetime achievement and there was a tribute section dedicated to Austin Film Society. The festival also paid tribute to Milos Foreman, who died earlier in 2018, opening with his Loves Of A Blonde.

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Bridges Of Time
Bridges Of Time
Essay documentary about the less remembered generation of cinema poets of the Baltic New Wave.
Happy As Lazzaro
Happy As Lazzaro
A young nobleman asks a peasant to help fake his own kidnapping.
In My Room
In My Room
A bored man suddenly realises that everyone around him has disappeared and he isn't sure what happened.
One Cut Of The Dead
One Cut Of The Dead
Shooting a zombie movie in one take is harder than you think...
Birds Of Passage
Birds Of Passage
Story of a family who become involved with the drugs trade.
A storm in the middle of the ocean, a boat full of refugees that is about to sink and a woman all by herself...
Miriam Lies
Miriam Lies
Shy girl Miriam is waiting to celebrate her 15th birthday and she wants to invite her guy. So far they’ve only chatted online, and the anticipated blind date only complicates things.
Everybody Knows
Everybody Knows
Secrets resurface after a woman returns to her family's village for a wedding.
Deep Rivers
Deep Rivers
A stark landscape, unforgiving surroundings, gruelling work, and intense conflicts within the family circle – a vicious circle, the burden of which is only accentuated by the return of the youngest brother, who is to take the place of his sick father in this family of lumberjacks.
Daughter Of Mine
Daughter Of Mine
Vittoria is growing up in a remote Sardinian village. One day she meets the wildly independent Angelica who is so very different to her own caring mother Tina. The young girl has no knowledge of the secret that connects these two women.
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Features

The hour of the wolf
Margarethe von Trotta on Searching For Ingmar Bergman
An emotional journey
Annemarie Jacir on fathers and sons in Wajib
Inner chaos
Trine Dyrholm on the costumes for Nico, 1988, Ruth Berlau and Bertolt Brecht, and Astrid Lindgren
States of mind
Trine Dyrholm on getting know Nico and Susanna Nicchiarelli's vision for Nico, 1988
Out of the past
Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
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

Margarethe von Trotta receives Ulfers Foundation Award
Retrospective scheduled for November
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

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