Three Billboards is an absolute knockout. A well-balanced dramedy with a fierce and sometimes brutal sense of humour, and packed with powerhouse performances ruled by Frances McDormand, who's well on her way to Oscar glory.
Parting cleverly tells a part of the refugee struggle that's not usually told. It's an informative look into the complicated and gruelling process of escaping one's own country, before even thinking about the perils that lay on the journey ahead.
The 13th annual Prague Shorts will take place from the 17th - 21st of January in Kino Svetozor and Kino Pilotu. For the first time, include a Czech short film competition.
Loving Vincent sets a new benchmark for film-making with its stunning and completely oil painted portrayal of the troubled artist's final days.
120 BPM or BPM (Beats Per Minute) is a non-traditional movie about HIV in the sense that most of the film is spent in the heated debates of activist group ACT UP Paris, and when we finally see the searing physiological and psychological effects of the virus, it's brutal and unforgiving. This film doesn't hold back, and that's what puts it above the rest.
Queer supernatural thriller Thelma is to premiere in Prague's Kino Pilotů on Monday the 4th of December. The premiere will be the only English friendly screening for the foreseeable future.
Prague based film Ice Mother (Bába z ledu) will be the Czech Republic's entry for Best Foreign Film at next year's Oscars.