The Prague International Film Festival aka Febiofest will celebrate a landmark 25 years this year with a class selection of new films, as well as some golden oldies. In addition to the festival's epic programme, there will also be workshops, masterclasses and a host of other noteworthy events. Tickets and passes are now on sale.
The Future Gate Sci-fi Film Festival is upon us and will boast an impressive and eclectic mix of titles this year, including classics like the The Fifth Element and Terminator 2.
Recently I had the pleasure of meeting the extraordinarily talented Czech actress and self-proclaimed 'little weirdo' Petra Bučková to discuss her diverse national and now international acting career, playing Czech film legend Pavel Juráček, speaking Shakespeare's Bard, working with Orlando Bloom, and that element of crazy that's missing from modern female characters.
Nestled in the comfy and cosy Twin Peaks room of Prague's Kino Svetozor, Danish director Henrik Ruben Sands (Terribly Happy, The Killing) informs me that despite liking the David Lynch series, he hasn't been that keen on the director's later stuff which is all a bit chaotic, especially when comparing to his own work which is much more regimented and visually orientated.
The Scandi Film Festival brings us the best of modern and classic Scandinavian cinema and this year, proudly boasts three classic Ingmar Bergman films to celebrate the great Swedish auteur's would be 100th birthday.
Prague's Kino Aero will celebrate its 20th anniversary in February with a number of special film screenings and film related events.
Monte starts off as an intriguing family drama but soon descends into self-parody and just pure silliness.