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.
From April 27 - April 30, Film Europe's Crème de la Crème showcases French spectacles of modern cinema in Prague cinemas Kino Lucerna and Kino Evald. This year includes festival darlings like The Unknown Girl, Nocturama, and The Innocents. Scroll down for recommendations and the full programme. All recommended films have English friendly screenings, but check before you book!
Filmasia 2016 is currently happening in the regal Kino Lucerna and goes through to Sunday the 10th. This year the popular festival features a number of extremely diverse and outstanding titles from South Korea, China, Taiwan and Japan. Zombies, assassins and epic love stories. Check out some programme recommendations below.
The Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest is kicking off this weekend in Prague and there’s a tasty helping of titles to sink your teeth into. From the 18th to the 23rd of November in cinemas Kino Lucerna and Kino Ponrepo, delve into international hits like Taika Waititis’s Hunt for the Wilderpeople, classics like Australian Wake in Fright, or check out the short film programme in Ponrepo. Both Australia and New Zealand have a thriving and diverse film industry that needs constant attention, especially in countries like the Czech Republic where we share much of the same taste and cynical sense of humour.
The 17th Mezipatra Queer Film Festival kicks off today with a heap of films, workshops, exhibitions, decent parties, and an all-round healthy dose of queer culture - all under the umbrella of this years theme, The Limits of Liberty. The official festival runs from Thursday 3-10 November in Prague and 11-18 November in Brno, but keep an eye out for other events in Olomouc, Ostrava and other places.
9/10 Aussie Film Fest presented a special screening of 2015’s The Dressmaker in Kino Lucerna last Friday in Prague and set the standards high for the upcoming festival from November 18-22. A promising introduction to the young festival with a well-received film that captures the spirit and weirdness of Australia.