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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Burning
Burning
Jong-soo, a part-time worker, bumps into Hae-mi while delivering, who used to live in the same neighborhood. Hae-mi asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa.
The Guilty
The Guilty
After he takes a call from a woman in a desperate situation, an emergency operator feels unable to let go.
Diamantino
Diamantino
Diamantino was once the greatest football player in Portugal. Now, in the middle of the worst crisis of his life, he decides to fill his void by adopting a refugee boy.
Support The Girls
Support The Girls
The wild story of one day at a traditional American sports bar.
Searching For Ingmar Bergman
Searching For Ingmar Bergman
Director Margarethe von Trotta, extremely appreciated by Ingmar Bergman, follows the filmmaker’s footsteps as well as her own past and questions the new generation about the place left by the Swedish master.
Pause
Pause
Elpida is a housewife confronted with the first signs of menopause while trapped in a loveless marriage to a heartless, despotic man. When a young painter arrives to decorate her building, her grip on reality starts to slip.
1985
1985
A closeted gay man spends Christmas with his strict Christian family.
Mandy
Mandy
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.
Wildlife
Wildlife
A portrait of a family in crisis.
Hal
Hal
Portrait of the director of Harold And Maude.
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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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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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