The showbiz infrastructure is well-developed in the Czech Republic, which has the highest GDP per capita of the former Soviet Bloc states.
PRAGUE -- Debut helmer Zdenek Jirasky's "Flower Buds" won best picture, director, actor for Vladimir Javorsky and cinematography at the Czech Republic's Czech Lions film awards in Prague on Saturday.
One of the major figures of 20th century politics and culture, the internationally celebrated playwright, key leader of the anti-Soviet Czech-led Charter 77 movement and former president of the Czech…
To the European film industry, the name Barrandov signifies something different from what it may to Stateside producers -- even for those who have shot here.
Poland has a strong showing in Berlin this year with four titles in official selection, including Jan Komasa's debut "Suicide Room," playing in Panorama Special as a world premiere.
The Writers Guild of America East has selected the Television Academy Foundation's Archive of American Television to receive the guild's Evelyn F. Burkey Award.
It wasn't that long ago that pubcaster Czech TV caused consternation by showing little interest in airing "Citizen Havel," a documentary about Vaclav Havel, the dissident who became president of the…
"Lorna's Silence," written and directed by Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, has won the European Parliament's Lux Cinema Prize.
A documentary shot over a period of 13 years that traces the fascinating life of dissident poet turned politician Vaclav Havel, the former Czech president, has become the biggest ever theatrical…
"Vaclav" is an unorthodox yet involving rural drama, culled from true events, that blends elements of "Rain Man" and "My Sweet Little Village."
This remarkably intimate cinema verite portrait of playwright-turned-statesman Vaclav Havel is a revealing look at a tumultuous period.