Celebrated Czech scribe and Holocaust survivor Arnost Lustig died of lung cancer Feb. 26, leaving behind a legacy of novels, many adapted for the screen, including "Dita Sax," "A Prayer for Katerina…
To the European film industry, the name Barrandov signifies something different from what it may to Stateside producers -- even for those who have shot here.
Prague's storied Barrandov studios, perhaps because of its scale and long history of film credits, aren't usually thought of in connection with the smallscreen.
With 41 productions signed on to the film rebate system enacted here last year, just about every quarter of the local biz is sharing in the rebirth of foreign shoots here.
Czech cinema, commanding a nearly 40% domestic marketshare, is at a high-water mark, with ticket prices averaging more than $6 and auds for all films north of 1.2 million -- the biggest crowds…
Poland has a strong showing in Berlin this year with four titles in official selection, including Jan Komasa's debut "Suicide Room," playing in Panorama Special as a world premiere.
Thessaloniki's docufest unveiled a lineup Thursday featuring a strong showing of U.S. pics in its celebration of work keyed to the Athens Special Olympics later this year.
Serbia's fourth Kustendorf Film Festival honored some of Europe's most promising future directors as it wrapped Tuesday evening in the rustic mountain setting of Mokra Gora.
Serbia's Kustendorf Film Festival, which was founded by helmer Emir Kusturica, opens its fourth edition Wednesday with rousing Balkan bands blasting a film-set village, where students will be exposed…
Romanian and Greek pics won big at the 51st Thessaloniki Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday in the port city's Olympic Theater.