This weekend (17/08 - 20/08) sees the Noir Film Festival's third year taking place in the picturesque Czech castle Křivoklát. The festival boasts a number of hot names and titles this year, including one of the genre's founding fathers, the one and only Alfred Hitchcock.
Now in its 52nd year, the Czech Republic's A-list film festival will run from June 30 - July 8 and boasts another impressive selection of international films competing for the prestigious Grand Prix Globe, and a host of other awards.
Actors Uma Thurman (Kill Bill) and Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) will open and close the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, starting June 30.
A high school disaster film fuelled by wonderfully quirky performances (from big names) and psychedelic animation. My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea is as whimsical and original as its name. It's Daria meets Titanic.
From May 10 - 14, Prague's magnificent Kino Lucerna will host the Taiwanese Film Festival. The programme this year focuses on the films of award-winning director Mong-Hong Chung, including his new film Godspeed.
Opening the Crème de la Crème French film weekend last night was The Unknown Girl - an official selection at Cannes last year that sees a young doctor obsess over the murder of a girl near her office.
The Zookeeper's Wife, another addition to the holocaust genre that had potential to be fiercely original and thought-provoking, but just ends up being another Anthropoid.