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The 54th edition of the festival will run from June 28 to July 6. The festival will give its President's Award to cinematographer Vladimír Smutný and also feature a retrospective to Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine, including much of his earlier work. There will also be a strand commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the first chance to see the restored version of The Cremator.
More details to come as they're announced.
View Films by Strand:
- Another View
- Czech Films 2018–2019
- Documentary Competition
- East Of The West
- Future Frames: Generation NEXT of European Cinema
- Midnight Screenings
- Official Selection - Competition
- Out Of The Past
- People Next Door
- Special Events
- Tribute to Youssef Chahine
View previous years coverage of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival festival:
Karlovy Latest Reviews
Patrick lives with his parents on a naturist campsite. When his dad dies and he finds himself in charge he has other things on his mind... namely a quest for his lost hammer.
A student becomes determined to stage a fashion show despite religious opposition.
An American film director in Rome tries to understand where life has taken him.
Under small town scrutiny, a withdrawn farmer’s daughter forges an intimate friendship with a worldly but reckless new girl in 1960s Oklahoma.
After a man dies in a car accident, time seems to lose all meaning for the residents of a small town... and then strangers begin to appear.
A widow takes in a heavily pregnant young woman.
A convicted arsonist returns to his rural home.
Nine-year-old Benni radically defies every rule. But this feared ‘system crasher’s’ only desire is to stop living in a residential home and go back to her mother.
A widower is struggling years after his wife drowned... meeting Mona, a dominatrix, changes everything.
An off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have had an affair with his wife, who has recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Features
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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