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Febiofest is heading to the regions

Following the very successful Prague part of the festival, Febiofest is heading to the regions and makes its first stop on 26th March in České Budějovice. The next day a showcase of selected Prague IFF – Febiofest films will begin in Hradec Králové, while...

Leos Carax master class: Bluff and shoot

The Ponrepo cinema was packed for a debate with Leos Carax. The French director of unorthodox films such as Mauvais Sang, Les Amants du Pont-Neuf and Holy Motors answered questions from the audience, Tomáš Pivoda and Prague IFF – Febiofest...

Neptune: A lie based on reality

The new Czech film Neptune by director Adéla Babanová recounts an absurd case from the 1960s, making it an even more absurd story thanks to a combination of archive footage and fictional scenes. In 1964 the StB Communist secret police staged the...

Closing ceremony of the festival

Two Kristián awards were presented at the festival’s closing ceremony. The first was received by a French director with a distinctive style, Leos Carax, whose three most important films were screened during this year’s Febiofest. The second recipient of the festival’s...

Looping: Psych ward love

“It began with the character of Leila. I had somebody similar in one of my shorts and I moved her along further here. On top of that I was involved in intense relationships with two women at the time. It didn’t last long, but it was beautiful....

Custody triumphs in New Europe competition

The jury in the New Europe competition section, headed by Marta Kubišová, has selected Custody by French director Xavier Legrand as Best Film. Xavier Legrand’s picture tells the story of Julien, who ends up in alternating custody following his parents’ divorce....

Holy Motors: The limousine as bubble

Leos Carax, the enfant terrible of French film, appeared in front of Prague IFF – Febiofest viewers for the first time following a screening of Holy Motors. The director told the audience that he enjoys employing the music he loves in his...

Denmark: Skateboarding, grass, beer and responsibility

Director Kasper Rune Larsen accompanied his film Denmark, about a 22-year-old who has to grow up fast when he gets a casual girlfriend pregnant, to the Prague IFF – Febiofest. The film, which premiered at this year’s Berlinale and has garnered a...

Catherine Deneuve presents her favourite film

In the end the French star Catherine Deneuve has proven well enough to fly to Prague for the closing of Febiofest. The actress appeared before viewers on the red carpet in front of CineStar and later in one of its cinemas, where she introduced the film A...

Into the Wind: Various forms of freedom

Sofie Šustková’s debut Into the Wind was seen by audiences for the first time at the Prague IFF – Febiofest. The new Czech film takes place at sea and follows the relationships between two siblings and the son of the owner of the boat they are...

The Rules for Everything: How to survive chaos

The musician, graphic designer, illustrator and filmmaker Kim Hiorthøy introduced his The Rules for Everything in person at the Prague IFF – Febiofest. The picture, about a 10-year-old girl who loses her father and has to create a lot of rules...

What can you look forward to – FRIDAY 23. 3.

FRIDAY 23. 3. Leonie Krippendorff (director) – 16:00 Smyčka/Looping, Cinestar Daniel Leo (director) – 18:00 Řekni bohu o svých plánech/ Man Proposes, God Disposes, Cinestar Julie Waltersdorph (producer) – 18:30 Zimní bratři/Winter Brothers, Cinestar Ása Helga...

Arnaud Desplechin receives Kristián and presents Ismael’s Ghosts

Before Prague IFF – Febiofest viewers enjoyed a pre-premiere of the film Ismael’s Ghosts they saw its maker Arnaud Desplechin receive a Kristián award for lifetime contribution to world cinema from the festival’s director, Kamila Spáčil. “I’m...

RED CARPET – Catherine Deneuve

Today at 20:00 Catherine Deneuve will appear on the red carpet prior to an additional screening of Arnaud Desplechin’s film A Christmas Tale. The screening of A Christmas Tale begins at 20:30. The public can therefore meet the star of French and world...

What can you look forward to – THURSDAY 22. 3.

Introduction and discussion with festival guests Leos Carax (director) – 15:30, Master Class, Ponrepo Jens Assur (director) – 16:00 Havrani/Ravens, Cinestar Daniel Leo (director) – 18:00 Řekni bohu o svých plánech/ Man Proposes, God Disposes, Cinestar Ben Brand...

2557: The dreamlike flipside of Thailand

The German competition film 2557, about the dreamlike flipside of Thailand, was introduced at the Prague IFF – Febiofest by director Roderick Warich and producer Dominik Rockenmaier. However, the pair said they felt somewhat out of place. “We’re...

PROGRAM CHANGE 22. 3. – 2557

2557 SCREENING IS CANCELLED SUBSTITUTE SCREENING: DISOBEDIENCE THURSDAY 22. 3., CinestarYou can return or exchange your ticket at the Cinestar Anděl box office. You can as well use your tickets for 2557 and go to the screening of...

Festival minutes IV.

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PROGRAM CHANGE 21. 3. – A Christmas Tale and Scary Mother

SCARY MOTHER IS MOVED TO PONREPO CINEMA, AT 20:30 Ponrepo: Bartolomějská 291/11, Praha 1, Tram 9, tram stop Národní divadlo NEWLY ADDED SCREENING 20:30, Cinestar,  A CHRISTMAS TALE You can return or exchange your ticket at the Cinestar Anděl box office. You can as...

Planet Czechia: The wilderness around our homes

Amateur biologist and professional filmmaker Marián Polák has been a nature enthusiast since childhood. His love of Czech flora and fauna is reflected in the documentary Planet Czechia, which reveals the wilderness in close proximity to our...

Arnaud Desplechin to receive Kristián Award

At 19:00 today Arnaud Desplechin will present, alongside actor Hippolyte Girardot, the director’s version of his latest film Ismael’s Ghost, which opened the 70th Cannes IFF in 2017. Other members of the star-studded cast include Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg...

What can you look forward to – WEDNESDAY 21. 3.

Wednesday 21. 3. Emre Yeksan (director) – 16:30 Záliv/ The Gulf, Cinestar  Leos Carax(director) – 19:00 Holy Motors, Cinestar  Leonie Krippendorff (director) – 19:00 Smyčka/Looping, Cinestar Goran Paskaljević (director) – 20:00 Sud prachu/ Cabaret Balkan, Cinestar Ben...

Interview with Fanni Metelius on her film The Heart

Viewers have laughed, cried and then wanted to punch somebody, says Swedish director and actor Fanni Metelius of responses to her film The Heart Concealed behind the closed doors of idealised reality are shame and intimacy, internal manipulation...

18. 3. Djam – film introduction

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INTO THE WIND – World premiere of the first Czech Boat movie

Receiving its world premiere at the festival will be Sofie Šustková’s drama Into the Wind, starring Vladimír Polívka, Jenovéfa Boková and Matyáš Řezníček. The film is a generational portrait, the story of an unusual love triangle played out on a yacht sailing around...

What can you look forward to – TUESDAY 20. 3.

TUESDAY 20. 3. – Introductions and discussions with festival guests Kasper Rune Larsen (director) – 18:00 Dánsko/Denmark, Cinestar Arnaud Desplechin (director), Hippolyte Girardot (actor) – 19:00 Ismaelovy přízraky/Ismael’s Ghosts, Cinestar  MEZINÁRODNÍ FILMOVÝ...

Festival minutes III.

Festival minutes from third day of 25. MFF Prague – Febiofest MEZINÁRODNÍ FILMOVÝ FESTIVAL PRAHA - FEBIOFEST s.r.o. Růžová 13, Praha 1, 110 00, Česká republika + 420 221 101 111 Buďte s námi v kontaktu Buďte s námi v kontaktu facebookinstagramtwitteryoutube © 2017...

A Violent Life: Capturing the struggle for Corsica

Director Thierry de Peretti (The Apaches) accompanied the drama A Violent Life, which captures the recent turbulent history of Corsica, to the Prague IFF – Febiofest. The story of a political radical fighting to secure freedom from France...

Cargo: Brothers on a stormy sea

A raw story from the North Sea coast, Cargo, which is competing in the New Europe competition at the Prague IFF – Febiofest, was brought to Prague by its producer Gilles De Schryver. He is such a close friend of the film's director, Gilles...

They: Film about gender neutrality sparks discussion

American film They brought attention to the issue of people with a non-binary identity at the Prague IFF – Febiofest. Its protagonist goes by the gender-neutral name J. However, at 14 J. was forced to decide whether to go through puberty as a boy or a girl. Following...

Queers: Mark Gatiss explores century of English gay history

Febiofest viewers are the first in the world to get the chance to enjoy on the big screen Queers, a series of eight monologues filmed for the UK's BBC TV to mark last year's 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in...

To be a Cinema Lover Forever with our festival products

Choose one of our festival products. Button Cinema Lover Forever or Born to be Film Critic. Stylish bag, sun glasses or a patented drinking bottle. You can buy them on-line or at the Infodesk in CineStar Prague –...

What can you look forward to – MONDAY 19. 3.

MONDAY 19. 3. Arnaud Desplechin (režisér)  17:30 Masterclass, Ponrepo  20:00 Králové a královna/ Kings and Queen, Ponrepo  Sofie Šustková (režisérka) – 19:30 Do větru/ Into the Wind, Cinestar Ann Skelly (herečka) – 20:00 Candice za zrcadlem/ Kissing Candice, Cinestar...

Rivette and masterclasses with French directors in Ponrepo

18. 3. 18:30 Out 1: Noli me tangerewill be introduced by Véronique Manniez-Rivette and the actress Hermine Karagheuz Inspired by Balzac's The Human Comedy, Jacques Rivette made a mosaic of stories of diverse characters, with their lives emerging, unfolding in...

Dying: A film about a topic that people do not want to talk about

The Spanish director Fernando Franco introduced his second film Dying, about a women taking care of her fatally ill husband, at the Prague IFF – Febiofest. “It’s a modern adaptation of a late 19th century novel of the same title. I was drawn to it because I...

You Disappear: A film inspired by the neuroscience

Former FAMU student Peter Schønau Fog has come to Prague to present his new film You Disappear. A drama about a woman diagnosed with a brain tumour, it comprises a collage of fragments. The director was inspired to adopt the unusual structure by new findings in...

RED CARPET – Mark Gatiss

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Czech documentaries: Planet Czechia and The Arc of Lights and Shadows

The Prague IFF – Febiofest today presents the premieres of two Czech documentaries. The premiere of Marián Polák’s Planet Czechia takes place on Saturday 17 March at 14:00 at CineStar Anděl. A unique film about the Czech countryside, following the festival it will...

PROGRAM CHANGE: Additional screening of opening film

This evening at 21:30 we are adding a screening of Febiofest’s opening film The Party. An intimate study of interwoven relationships, it features such stars as Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson and Bruno Ganz. The screening replaces...

RED CARPET: Mark Gatiss

Do not miss the red carpet with Mark Gatiss today at 18:30 on Piazzeta of CineStar Anděl Multiplex.

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