Films that changed my life: ‘Cloud Atlas’ and why I got it tattooed on my arm

You knew this was coming. It's long overdue. Every hardcore movie nerd has a tattoo of their favourite film, and they wear it with pride. Unlike most white opinionated male movie nerds between the ages of 30 to 40 however, my tattoos are not Star Wars related. No, my tattoo is one of those ones that people see and think 'wow, that's so detailed and interesting, and pretentious...', and they are absolutely right. I do have a pretentious movie tattoo, and I absolutely love it. Sorry.

KVIFF 2018: 23-year-old director Luke Sullivan on ‘Reflections in the Dust’

Australian director Luke Sullivan talks about his groundbreaking post-apocalyptic / documentary feature film Reflections in the Dust, which had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival this weekend.

In photos: on set for the final days of Václav Marhoul’s ‘The Painted Bird’

Recently, I had the privilege of visiting the set of one of the most exciting film projects shooting in the Czech Republic in recent years, WWII thriller The Painted Bird, based on the controversial WWII novel by Polish author and Jerzy Kosiński, and starring Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgard, Julian Sands and the young Petr Kotlar as the Jewish boy forced to wander a war torn Eastern Europe. 

Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2018: line-up and programme now online

This 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival programme is now up, and it's epic! Among the festival's distinctive mix of groundbreaking cinema from all over the world, this year's programme will see a total of ten world and two international premieres in its main competition section, a multitude of fresh documentaries, debut films from Europe's hottest new directors, and screenings of timeless classics from Barry Levinson, Milos Forman, Richard Linklater and more.

Mezipatra QFF – Patra’s new community centre needs your support

Czech Republic's annual queer film festival Mezipatra recently started a crowdfunding campaign on hithit.com to raise funds for a new LGBTQ community centre in Vršovice's Patra bar and cafe, and needs your support!