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6. 4. 2017
Febiofest - atmosphere

Don't miss the Regional Echoes of Febiofest continuing up to April 28th in 13 Czech cities and towns! The Festival wraps up this week in Ostrava (April 24–26) and Zlín (April 26–28).

 
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5. 4. 2017
The winner of You're the Filmmaker Bohuslav Bakalář

The winner of the “You’re the Filmmaker” competition for films shot on a tablet or mobile phone was the film My Day with Kofila by Bohuslav Bakalář. The winner will receive CZK 50,000 donated by Nesté Česko.

The Amnesty International Febiofest Award, through which Febiofest expressed its support for the imprisoned Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi, has been...

 
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31. 3. 2017
Heartstone

The winner of the 24th edition of the International Film Festival Prague – Febiofest is the Icelandic-Danish drama Heartstone directed by 35-year-old Reykjavik native Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson. The empathetic and confidently unrestrained debut about friendship and growing up takes place against the melancholic backdrop of Iceland. The director will...

 
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30. 3. 2017
A Taleof Tales

Red carpet alert! Join world renowned DOP Peter Suschitzky at 6.30 pm in front of CineStar Praha - Andel. Febiofest VIP guests for today: Emir KusturicaPeter Suschitzky, Camille Raulo,  

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30. 3. 2017
Train Driver's Diary
Cancelled screenings:
March 31, 3:45 pm, hall #10, Live Cargo
March 31, 10:00 pm, hall #12, Where Is Rocky II.?
Added screenings:
Train Driver's Diary (March 31, hall #10, 3:45 pm)
On The Milky...

 
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27. 3. 2017
Late Shift

Dear festival visitors, Febiofest Off program was updated - see the Off section for the complete schedule. Febiofest has moved discussions and lectures to the Kavárna co hledá jméno café and audio visual installations to the festival cinema CineStar Praha – Anděl. The entire musical program planned for the Radlická...

 
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26. 3. 2017
On The Milky Way
Cancelled screening: Psycho Raman, March 29 at 9:00 pm, hall #2
Added screening: On The Milky Way (Emir Kusturica), March 29, 9:00 pm
Tickets for Psycho Raman can be either refunded at CineStar Prague - Andel box office or changed for a different...

 
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24. 3. 2017

Dear Febiofest visitors,

While the gala opening of the 24th edition of the IFF Prague – Febiofest was taking place on Thursday evening the organisers received news from the operator of the Radlická Kulturní Sportovna arts and sports complex that the Buildings Office of the Prague 5 has decided that it is not possible to continue using the space for...

 
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22. 3. 2017

This year's Febiofest is here and it's time to deal with what to wear. If you are ladies who love luxury, but don't want to buy an expensive evening dress just for the one occasion, visit our boutique in the center of Prague and dresses simply rent one. For the third year, we will furnish the wardrobe for the Febiofest gala presenter of the evening Mrs. Jolana...

 
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19. 3. 2017
Ester Geislerova

The jury for this year’s Amnesty International Award, which will go to the director of one of eight films with a human rights theme, will be comprised of actress Ester Geislerová, Lithuanian actress and violinist Lora Kmieliauskaite and Martin Balcar of Amnesty International. This year the organization is drawing attention to the imprisonment of Iranian filmmaker...

 
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19. 3. 2017

Working with the Jablonec-based Czech Mint, Febiofest is this year paying tribute to the legendary actor and entertainer Vladimír Menšík by minting a commemorative medal in his honor. This follows previous tributes to Karel Fiala, alias Lemonade Joe, and Rudolf Hrušínský. The first gold commemorative medals have been presented at the festival’s main press conference...

 
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19. 3. 2017
20th Century Women - Annette Benning

The closing ceremonies of the IFF Prague – Febiofest on Friday, March 31 will feature Mike Mills’ 20th Century Women, about three women in 1970s America. A powerful, moving and original indie comedy about children, society, love and how best to live one’s life, it is regarded by critics as one of the best US pictures of the last year. The director cast top...

 
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19. 3. 2017
Clown for Health

The charity partner of the festival this year is the non-profit Clown for Health, which since 2001 has been bringing humor and joy to hospitalized children and geriatric patients. In so doing it contributes, through visits by specially trained Clowns for Health, to their mental and overall health. At present 86 Clowns for Health regularly dispense joy at 64 hospitals,...

 
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17. 3. 2017

Febiofest is publishing the New Europe program section, which comes with a EUR 5,000 prize for the first and second-placed winning filmmakers, who are at the start of their careers and from various European states. New Europe presents works that are ambitious and brave, both conceptually and formally, are provocative and, through the filmmaker’s vision, reflect...

 
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17. 3. 2017
You’re the Filmmaker

The following short film makers have been selected for the final of the fourth edition of the public competition “You’re the Filmmaker”:  Bohumil Bakalář, Oliver Beaujard, Petr Černý, Alžběta Preissová, Martin Třešňák and Lucie Týčová. The winner of competition, which this year Febiofest has run in conjunction with Nestlé Czech Republic, will receive CZK 50,000.

 
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15. 3. 2017
Patrick Ness

Another major guest at Febiofest will be the American novelist and screenwriter Patrick Ness. He is known for the Chaos Walking sci-fi trilogy and other young adult fiction. He received a Carnegie Medal for A Monster Calls, Britain’s top award for books for children and young adults. Ness, who has for some time lived and worked in London, is also...

 
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15. 3. 2017
Salt and Fire

Also coming to Febiofest is Peter Zeitlinger, a German cinematographer of Czech origin. A versatile filmmaker, as well as being a cinematographer, he also directs, edits and writes screenplays. Since the 1990s he has worked with Werner Herzog on feature films (Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans with Nicholas Cage) and documentaries (Encounters at the...

 
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15. 3. 2017
Emir Kusturica

The latest confirmed guest at Febiofest is the Serbian director and musician Emir Kusturica, one of Europe’s most successful and original filmmakers. He will be in Prague to personally present the premiere of On the Milky Way, a passionate love story starring Monica Bellucci for which he also wrote the screenplay and plays the male lead. Kusturica is one of the...

 
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15. 3. 2017
Emir Kusturica and Monica Bellucci

More illustrious guests are coming to the IFF Prague – Febiofest, including director Emir Kusturica, Werner Herzog’s cinematographer and collaborator Peter Zeitlinger and the award-winning novelist who wrote the screenplay of his own book A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness. The complete program of the festival has been published and advance sales begin on Thursday...

 
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9. 3. 2017

Viewers can look forward to the pre-premieres of nearly 20 foreign titles, which they will see at a discounted festival price. The distribution pre-premieres include films in all genres, from The Zookeeper’s Wife, a drama set in WWII Warsaw, to the courtroom drama Denial with Rachel Weisz, to the northern black comedy Small Town Killers, to the action film Trespass...

 
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8. 3. 2017

The industrial arts and sports complex Radlická Kulturní Sportovna, located near Febiofest’s main venue CineStar Praha – Anděl, will, for the first time this year, host the festival’s accompanying program, "Off", across its seven days. From 4 pm to midnight from March 24th to 30th, it will offer the public workshops, special screenings, discussions with filmmakers and...

 
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8. 3. 2017

Coming to this year’s Febiofest will be Lazar Ristovski, a major figure in Balkans cinema who will present the black comedy Train Driver’s Diary, Serbia’s submission for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language film. Ristovski is also a successful screenwriter, director and producer whose directorial debut The White Suit was selected for the Critics’ Week at Cannes in 1999...

 
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8. 3. 2017

The Northern Lights section focused on Scandinavian cinema will include In Embryo, the noir directorial debut of Danish actor Ulrich Thomsen. After starting out in theatre he won the attention of the international film world for Festen as well as a Bond villain in The World Is Not Enough. In his career to date he has been cast in many roles, from independent films to...

 
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8. 3. 2017

Attending Febiofest will be the British film and television producer Duncan Kenworthy, who is responsible for such works as the cult UK comedies Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill and Love Actually. He began his career in New York in the 1970s. Since the 1980s, he has been working in London and has produced films and TV programs that have earned him five BAFTA...

 
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8. 3. 2017

The British film and television producer Duncan Kenworthy, whose successes include the cult film Love Actually, is coming to the IFF Prague – Febiofest. Among the other 30-plus international guests will be the leading Danish actor Ulrich Thomsen and the Serbian actor Lazar Ristovski, known for roles including the lead in Kusturica’s Underground. Within its program...

 
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1. 3. 2017
Bretislav Pojar - Dog's Story

This year the program once again will feature the Febiofest Junior section. “Though the section is primarily aimed at schools, we are also showing most of the films at the weekend and in the early afternoon to make the festival accessible to families with children, or to accommodate viewers who are interested in these types of films,” says program director Anna...

 
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1. 3. 2017
Klara Meliskova in Like a Movie

The program’s Central Park section delivers the domestic premiere of Slovak-Czech-Hungarian drama The Little Harbour by Iveta Grofová, a recent winner at the Berlinale. The director based the picture on Monika Kompaníková’s successful novel The Fifth Boat, which was book of the year in Slovakia in 2010. The film, which tells the story of a family’s unorthodox...

 
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23. 2. 2017

Within its New Europe section the International Film Festival Prague – Febiofest continues to present domestic filmmakers and pictures that have, in many cases, come about as international co-productions. In this year’s competition viewers can find the Czech premiere of Filthy, an intimate drama set in the world of teenagers in contemporary Bratislava. The debut film...

 
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23. 2. 2017

Actor Jan Tříska is set to travel to Febiofest from the US, where he resides, to receive the Kristián Award for his contribution to world cinema.  The outstanding Czech actor Jan Tříska, who celebrated his 80th birthday in the autumn, began his career in theatre. One of his first film roles was as Radúz, in the poetic drama Radúz and Mahulena. Jan...

 
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9. 2. 2017
Juraj Herz

The Chairman of the Jury will be the legendary Czech director Juraj Herz, whose works were part of the Czech New Wave and who was made famous by The Cremator and Oil Lamps.  Applications to join the jury can be made here until February 28th. Anybody over the age of 15, regardless of educational background, profession or...

 
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7. 2. 2017
Agnieszka Holland

The opening of the 24thedition of the International Film Festival Prague – Febiofest will take place at the Art Nouveau Municipal House on Thursday, March 23rd. The festival will open with the Czech premiere of the new film by Polish director Agnieszka Holland, Spoor, in which one of the key roles is played by Czech actor Miroslav Krobot. Spoor, a dark...

 
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7. 2. 2017
Abel Ferrara

Among the special guests at Febiofest will be cult American director and Bronx native Abel Ferrara, who has been based in Italy in recent years. At the gala opening he will receive the Kristián Award for Contribution to World Cinema. He is famous for provocative pictures, neo-noir genre films set in New York and working with major studios and star actors such as...

 
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6. 2. 2017
Sparrows

Can't wait for the next Febiofest, or maybe you're looking for something special in the cinema? Come to our special screening. On Monday, February 13, at 7pm, join us at CineStar Andel (Hall #4) for the screening of last year's winning film Sparrows. The Icelandic/Danish drama won the Grand Prix at 2016's Febiofest, won the award for Best Film at the San Sebastian IFF...

 
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26. 1. 2017
Blue Velvet

This year, film buffs will have the chance to watch a digitally restored version of a classic film exclusively at Febiofest. The organisers have announced a public poll in which everybody can become a festival programmer for a moment and decide on a film they would like to watch on the big screen. The selection includes seven films that never get old and whose...

 
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25. 1. 2017
You’re the Filmmaker

Until February 15 people can sign up to take part in the “You’re the Filmmaker” competition, which the IFF Prague – Febiofest is running with Nestlé Czech Republic. Members of the public can submit short films on the theme My Day with Kofila shot on a mobile phone or tablet here. A jury will select, from among...

 
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25. 1. 2017
Miroslav Ondříček, a former Febiofest jury chairman

Once again this year, the festival’s Grand Prix will be awarded by a 33-member jury composed of film fans. As every year, the jury will be headed by a well-known honorary chair, with past chairmen and chairwomen including Jan Kaplický, Věra Čáslavská, Dagmar Havlová, Miroslav Ondříček and Theodor Pištěk. Everybody between the ages of 15 and 100 regardless of...

 
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25. 1. 2017
Peter Suschitzky (3rd from the left)

Among the guests at the 24th edition of the International Film Festival Prague – Febiofest will be one of the greatest contemporary cinematographers, Peter Suschitzky. Mr. Suschitzky has shot a total of 11 films with David Cronenberg, including Crash and Eastern Promises and was also behind the camera on The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Star Wars - The...

 
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23. 12. 2016
PF 2017

Prague International Film Festival - Febiofest 

23. - 31. 3. 2017

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!

 
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20. 12. 2016

Febiofest and Nestlé Czech Republic announce the fourth edition of the “You’re the Filmmaker” competition. You can submit short films shot on a mobile phone or tablet HERE until January 30, 2017. The theme of this year’s competition is “My Day with Kofila”. Finalists selected by an expert jury will be...

 
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13. 12. 2016
Sparrows

Premiere your film in front of film lovers. Submit your film to the International Film Festival Prague - Febiofest by January 15th, 2017. To submit your film, please fill in the entry form. For further information please feel free to contact us at program@febiofest.cz.

 
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6. 12. 2016
Culinary Cinema 2016

Tickets for Culinary Cinema are now on sale at Ticketportal and the price includes the film screening and a multi-course dinner introduced by a host. Tickets cost CZK 1,490 until December 23rd and CZK 1,790 from December 24th. Culinary Cinema...

 
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6. 12. 2016
Save The Date

Save The Date! The 24th Prague International Film Festival - Febiofest will take place in Prague from March 23rd - 31st, 2017, followed by the Regional Echoes of Febiofest in thirteen Czech cities: Hradec Králové (April 3rd - 5th), Děčín (April 4th - 6th), Plzeň (April 5th - 7th), České Budějovice (April 6th - 8th), Pardubice (April 10th - 13th), Liberec (April 11th -...

 
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2. 5. 2016
Febiofest 2016

The 24th Prague International Film Festival - Febiofest will take place in Prague from March 23 - 31, 2017.

This year's Febiofest mainly took place in the CineStar Praha - Andel multiplex and then as Regional Echoes of Febiofest in fourteen Czech cities Hradec Králové, Pardubice, České Budějovice, Olomouc, Pilsen, Děčín, Chomutov, Karlsbad, Jablonec nad Nisou,...

 
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31. 3. 2016
Peter Morgan

This year’s Febiofest was attended by more than 50 international guests, five of whom received the Kristián Award for Contributions to World Cinema. The awards went to the legendary Italian film director Marco Bellocchio, Slovakian actress Emília Vašáryová, the Scottish actor and director Peter Mullan, and the iconic Spanish actress Carmen Maura, who charmed her way...

 
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