The Czech Film and Television Academy has selected the theatrical version of HBO Europe's “Burning Bush” as its Oscar entry in the foreign-language category. Agnieszka Holland's drama centers on…
Czech Film Industry
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
Entrusted with delivering both an eight-hour TV miniseries and a feature film in "1864," the most expensive Danish production ever, one can forgive director Ole Bornedal for wishing at the time that…
Opera is the subject, medium and language of Jiri Menzel's inventive if overstretched comedy.
This taut, nuanced longform work from Agnieszka Holland reps a valuable contribution to our understanding of the past half-century of Czech history.
Vitaly Mansky's illuminating documentary explores the contrast between the haves and have-nots along a Russian gas pipeline.
The honeymoon phase ends more quickly than expected for a Czech couple when past secrets come to light in Jan Hrebejk's tense new feature. The prolific helmer nabbed directing honors at the Karlovy…
Arthouse programmers should take note of this snappy, sparkling comedy from talented Czech helmer-scribe Alice Nellis.
Czech industryites say they are worried that the slowly returning tide of foreign productions could fall off again if politicos don't pony up more coin for incentives.
The showbiz infrastructure is well-developed in the Czech Republic, which has the highest GDP per capita of the former Soviet Bloc states.
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