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.
American Shana Feste's debut helming effort, "The Greatest," will open the Karlovy Vary fest on July 3 and, a week later, Richard Curtis' "The Boat That Rocked" will close it.
The Czech Republic's headliner fest, Karlovy Vary, has amped up its glitz with the confirmation that John Malkovich will be taking the stage to receive a Crystal Globe for contribution to world…
In an apparent effort to beef up its sometimes disputed reputation as a respected news source, Prague terrestrial TV Nova announced last week it had fired reporter Jiri Dlabajafor for posting a…
Central European Media Enterprises, which owns the largest television network in Eastern Europe, has been hit by drastically reduced ad spending in the first quarter of this year.