Central Europe regional report card
Whether weird, provocative or simply a national calling card, animation Czech-style is undergoing a renaissance, with at least 10 features slated to bow throughout the next year.
Robert De Niro starrer "What Just Happened?" will open the Karlovy Vary Film Festival on July 4 with De Niro in attendance.
The Bucharest Film Festival will open June 28 with Bosnian helmer Sroan Vuletic's urban crime tale "It's Hard to Be Nice."
A presidential primetime television appearance capped Romania's top fest Saturday with Mexican docu "Shakespeare and Victor Hugo's Intimacies" scoring the main prize.
Michael Haneke's U.S. remake of Austrian pic "Funny Games" opened Romania's 7th Transilvania fest on Friday, with Catherine Deneuve due to receive a lifetime achievement award on Sunday.
Michael Moore is used to being a political antagonist in the U.S. But, willing or not, he's become a player in the Czech Republic's healthcare debate as well.
The Czech Republic has been hustling to sell itself for years as a prime shooting location, but it's now promoting the locations themselves.
Helmer and film scholar Ivan Passer will preside over the main prize jury at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
Romania's Transilvania fest opens Friday with its glitziest year thus far, hosting Catherine Deneuve, who will take lifetime achievement honors June 8, and perpetuating the country's growing…
With a growing Internet presence that has made it No. 3 in Czech Web traffic, Ron Lauder's TV network Central European Media Enterprises announced Tuesday that it has bought leading blog shingle Jyxo.