The Noir Film Festival celebrates its 10th birthday this year. The unique genre event, which was first held at Kokořín Castle in 2013 and then moved to Křivoklát Castle a year later, will be held at Český Šternberk Castle for the second year in a row and will be held from 17th to 21st August 2022 and promises 55 film screenings. Blacklisted The main thematic section of this year‘s festival called Blackliste ...Čtěte více ›
REVIEW: Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power (director: Nina Menkes, 2022) – JANA BÉBAROVÁ Czech version of this article can be found here. Not counting the four-hour documentary We Need To Talk About Cosby (which I'll discuss in my next article), it's been a long time since I've experienced such anxiety after watching a documentary as I did with Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power, which, like the first-named title, pr ...Čtěte více ›
Exactly one week from today, on Wednesday 18 August, the halls of Český Šternberk Castle will open to visitors of Noir Film Festival. The first screening of the 9th edition of the event, which regularly brings a few days of chilling film dramas, detective stories and thrillers every August, will begin at 4 pm. Until Sunday, 22 August, Noir Film Festival will offer five dozen screenings of films from the USA ...Čtěte více ›
Noir Film Festival announces its complete program. It will screen films by the Coen brothers and pay tribute to Hana Maciuchová.
Less than two months before the 9th Noir Film Festival, the team of organizers announces its complete program. In the five days of the festival (from 18 until 22 August), five interior venues and the courtyard of the Český Šternberk castle will screen fifty films from eight program sections. We have already announced the main program section Noir Without Prejudice consisting of five American films from 1947 ...Čtěte více ›
Noir Film Festival is moving to the Český Šternberk castle. It will deal with the issues of prejudice and memory loss, and it will also focus on Bollywood films.
This year, the traditional showcase of films noir will move to a new venue. After the first year at the Kokořín castle and 7 years at the Křivoklát castle, the home of the Noir Film Festival since 2014, this unique event will move to the Český Šternberk castle and will take place from 18 to 22 August 2021. “With a new venue, we decided to adjust the screening times as well. Starting on Wednesday, we will ad ...Čtěte více ›
The 8th edition of Noir Film Festival will introduce a selection of Italian and traditionally also Czechoslovak film noirs from 20th till 23rd August 2020 at the royal Křivoklát castle. The visitors will also be able to dive into the strange worlds of David Lynch, a new addition to the already announced films with lovers on the run, noir cooperation of Anthony Mann and John Alton and film adaptations of Pat ...Čtěte více ›
The winner of East Doc Platform Award is Roma (working title), directed by Olha Zhurba and produced by Darya Bassel and Viktoriia Khomenko. The project got also Sunny Side of the Doc Award, DocsBarcela Award and Ex Oriente Fine Cut Award. The East Doc Platform Award Jury, Natalia Arshavskaya (Current Time TV), Myrocia Watamaniuk (Hot Docs) and Barbara Bouillon (ARTE), recognized Zhurba's Roma for "the filmm ...Čtěte více ›
CEE Animation Forum (5–8 May, Liberec, Czech Republic) is a co-production pitching, B2B and networking event with the intention to boost the projects´ international circulation potential, visibility and their access to a wider European market. For its 2020 edition, the organisers have expanded the number of categories open to animated projects in development. The deadline for submission 10 January 2020. The ...Čtěte více ›
Alex Gomez chose Alena Čadová's short script Knock, Knock to film a grotesque horror movie. The shooting in Miami was finished in May this year. The final $ 4500 are required for final postproduction. Alena Čadová has been scoring for some years with her screenplays at film festivals, and now finally a director noticed her work too. A short grotesque horror film about a mortician who experiences a ver ...Čtěte více ›
EXPERIMENTAL FILM – NETART – Window to the Past: Searching for contemporary Czech Internet art: 11th PAF invitation (6.–9. 12. 2012) – MARIE MEIXNEROVÁ – translated by JIŘÍ SLAVÍK – This essay was written at the turn of the year 2012, when the 11th PAF – Festival of Film Animation and Contemporary art in Olomouc had been being prepared. One of the curated festival section aimed at introducin ...Čtěte více ›