Iranian holy men drew praise in the Czech Republic Saturday when the Jihlava docu fest awarded its top prize to "Bassidji" (Martyrs), Mehran Tamadon's examination of fundamentalist Islam.
Net revenues at Ron Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises, a broadcaster with operations across Central and Eastern Europe, fell 33% year on year in the quarter ended Sept. 30, the company…
After at least a decade of lobbying, the Czech government has finally approved an incentive plan for foreign film shoots that would refund 20% of their expenses.
Helmer Jessica Hausner's pilgrimage tale "Lourdes" won the 25th Warsaw Film Festival's grand prize at a closing ceremony in the Polish capital's Kultur cinema hall on Saturday.
In a year when Poles are commemorating the 20th anni of their freedom from Communist rule, a film that has been banned for 12 years is generating doubt about how far that freedom extends.
Romanian helmer Corneliu Porumboiu, having most recently won his country's respected Transylvania fest with "Police, Adjective" has shown the kind of boldness that is surprisingly rare in Eastern…
Karlovy Vary wrapped its 44th edition Saturday with Tehran filmmaker Abdolreza Kahani winning a special jury prize for "Twenty," a look at life in a down-on-its-luck Iranian banquet hall.
As the Velvet Revolution turns 20, a young Czech producer has pulled a coup with the property of one-time revolutionary-in-chief, Vaclav Havel.
Foreign film shoots in Prague may be slumping, but Czechs are nothing if not resourceful -- and have a decided knack for high-tech tools.
An Eastern European bloc party of talent.
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