The Jihlava documentary festival celebrated fresh, provocative work from around the former Eastern bloc on Saturday, awarding Nedzad Begovic's comic autobiographical "Totally Personal" its film kudos.
Prague's burgeoning Moffom fest (Music on Film/Film on Music) unspools Wednesday with more than 100 screenings and 50 guests who know how to jam.
Stateside series are hot again but local soaps are making waves during primetime, too, in the Czech ratings battle between the longtime terrestrial foes TV Nova and Prima TV.
The Czech Film and Television Academy has submitted Jan Svankmajer's surrealist outing "Lunacy" as its entry in the foreign film Oscars category.
A Prague court ruling that the Czech Radio and Television Broadcasting Council used improper procedures in granting their licenses last May has six candidates for digital nets sweating.
First it was European Christians offended by her crucifix stage effects. Now, a planned Sept. 9 soiree in Prague has been canceled as another Madonna perf was caught up in a political tussle over…
Ron Lauder-owned Central European Media Enterprises has consolidated its control of Czech broadcasting, with its subsidiary, Vilja, registered in a Prague court as the owner of CET 21, the license…
The former Eastern bloc's biggest media conglom, Ron Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises, saw lower-than-expected losses for the first half of 2006, while revenues rose 71% to $276.34 million.
Slovakia has just wrapped its biggest-budgeted feature ever, an epic by local standards. It's the Gothic historic tale of Elizabeth of Bathory, a notorious countess of Renaissance Europe whom helmer…
A new film revealing the private thoughts and backroom dealings of iconic Czech ex-president Vaclav Havel, who lead the Velvet Revolution in 1989, is finally ready for viewing, says documaker…
Director Laurie Collyer's "Sherrybaby" on Saturday scored a Crystal Globe for best film at the Karlovy Vary fest. Pic is the first U.S. film to win outright (another, "Salt of the Earth," tied for…