24th / 23. 3. - 31. 3. 2017

24th Prague International Film Festival

2017 - Febiofest
Guests of 24th edition of the festival in 2017
Abel Ferrar
Agnieszka Holland
Emir Kusturica
Peter Suschitzky
Jan Tříska
Ulrich Thomsen
Duncan Kenworthy
Miroslav Krobot
Tizza Covi
Rainer Frimmel
Iveta Grófová
Ivan Marinovic
Antonin Peretjatko
Angelin Preljocaj
Milos Radovic
Lazar Ristovski
Tomáš Svoboda
Fien Troch
Eduardo Williams
Peter Zeitlinger
Julian Radlmaier
Bartosz M. Kowalski
Tereza Kotyk
Damien Manivel
Tereza Nvotová
Anna Åström
Lola Doillon
Margarita Breitkreiz
Ester Geislerová
Annekatrin Hendel
Lora Kmieliauskaite
Marco Martins
Efthymis Papadimitrou
Camille Raulo
Claire Simon
Patrick Ness
Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson
Jan P. Matuszynski
ICELANDIC DIRECTOR GUDMUNDUR ARNAR GUDMUNDSSON WINS FEBIOFEST GRAND PRIX WITH HEARTSTONE - Febiofest
ICELANDIC DIRECTOR GUDMUNDUR ARNAR GUDMUNDSSON WINS FEBIOFEST GRAND PRIX WITH 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. 
Bohuslav Bakalář and Michael Koch are other award-winning creators of the 24th, International Film Festival Prague - Febiofest
Bohuslav Bakalář and Michael Koch are other award-winning creators of the 24th, International Film Festival Prague
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 three-member jury, comprised of the actresses Ester Geislerová and Lora Kmieliauskaite from Lithuania as well as Martin Balcar of Amnesty International, awarded the prize to the film Marija by director Michael Koch, for its “depiction of the story of the search for human dignity, which we cannot have without human rights”.
FEBIOFEST praised JAN TŘÍSKA with Kristian award - Febiofest
FEBIOFEST praised JAN TŘÍSKA with Kristian award
Actor Jan Tříska was set to travel to Febiofest from the US, where he resides, to receive the Kristián Award for his contribution to world cinema. 
The opening of the 24th edition of the International Film Festival Prague – Febiofest launched the Czech premiere of the film by the Polish director Agnieszka Holland  - Febiofest
The opening of the 24th edition of the International Film Festival Prague – Febiofest launched the Czech premiere of the film by the Polish director Agnieszka Holland
The festival was opened 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 detective story set in rural Poland, will be presented at the gala opening in person by the director Agnieszka Holland, screenwriter Štěpán Hulík and others.