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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Pacific Northwest. 1983. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their haven is savagely destroyed by a cult, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance.
A portrait of a family in crisis.
Portrait of the director of Harold And Maude.
Lucia's Grace
Lucia's Grace
When a surveyor has a vision of the Virgin Mary, she is inspired to try to build a church on land marked for commercial development, sparking conflict.
Winter Flies
Winter Flies
Mischievously self-assured Mára and somewhat eccentric Heduš set out into the frozen wastes in search of adventure – by car, naturally. After all, Mára's turning 15 soon.
A man goes on a series of absurdist adventures after becoming lost in the Ukranian steppe.
53 Wars
53 Wars
A woman slides into anxiety as her husband reports from a series of wars.
The Best Thing You Can Do With Your Life
The Best Thing You Can Do With Your Life
Why did the director’s brother enter a conservative Roman Catholic order, causing him to sever all ties with the outside world?
Two students break into the national museum in Mexico City and escape with precious artefacts. A road movie.
Putin's Witnesses
Putin's Witnesses
Considering the Russian president's time in power.
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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

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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