Films ordered by  english title

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  • 515 4/7 17:00 Grand Hall
    6P1 5/7 10:00 Pupp Cinema
    8K1 7/7 09:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    The Cakemaker The Cakemaker
    Directed by: Ofir Raul Graizer
    Israel / Germany, 2017, 104min.
    Section: Official Selection - Competition

    After the death of his lover, Thomas heads to Israel – the birthplace of the man he adored. Despite prejudice at his German origins he becomes the pastry chef at a local café owned by the widow of the deceased Oran. Yet she hardly suspects that the unnamed sorrow that connects her to the stranger is for one and the same man.

  • 4C4 3/7 15:30 Čas Cinema
    5K5 4/7 17:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    A Campaign of Their Own A Campaign of Their Own
    Directed by: Lionel Rupp
    Switzerland, 2017, 74min.
    Section: Documentary Films - Competition

    Partaking of the Direct Cinema documentary style, A Campaign of Their Own tells the story of the loyal supporters of democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, who lost to Clinton in the Democratic primaries. Subtly engagé and skillfully incorporated into a stylistic frame, the film lifts the lid on a newly-inflamed radical skepticism towards political representation in the United States and the general frustration at the breakdown of representative democracy itself.

  • 123 30/6 15:30 Small Hall
    255 1/7 17:00 Cinema B
    5H5 4/7 19:30 Husovka Theatre
    8C6 7/7 21:30 Čas Cinema
    Centaur Centaur
    Directed by: Aktan Arym Kubat
    Kyrgyzstan / France / Germany / Netherlands / Japan, 2017, 89min.
    Section: Another View

    The only thing that disturbs Centaur’s deeply happy, if imperfect, family life is his pressing need to secretly liberate racehorses. But misfortune comes from his desire to take a stand against human greed for a subjugated animal that gives humans wings. This visually polished updating of the Don Quixote story premiered at the Berlinale.

  • 154 30/6 14:00 Cinema B
    3H4 2/7 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    623 5/7 15:30 Small Hall
    Cervena Červená
    Directed by: Olga Sommerová
    Czech Republic / Slovak Republic, 2017, 83min.
    Section: Czech Films 2016–2017

    She had to face the cruel blows of 20th century history, yet she wouldn’t allow herself to be broken, and she went on to conquer the world with her talent. Olga Sommerová’s documentary profile focuses on another major Czech figure – the legendary opera singer Soňa Červená, who created a hundred roles on stages scattered across five continents.

  • 1K5 30/6 17:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    613 5/7 14:00 Grand Hall
    7P5 6/7 22:00 Pupp Cinema
    A Ciambra A Ciambra
    Directed by: Jonas Carpignano
    Italy / USA / France / Sweden, 2017, 120min.
    Section: Horizons

    Some movies are magical, and Jonas Carpignano’s A Ciambra is one of them. The movie screen disappears, and for two hours the viewer becomes part of Calabria’s effervescent Roma community, where 14-year-old Pio tries desperately to grow up and become the equal, for better or worse, of his older brother. Although his duel with the local underworld is mismatched, Pio is determined to become a man at any cost.

  • 1K6 30/6 20:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    2N4 1/7 16:00 Národní dům Cinema
    5H4 4/7 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    737 6/7 19:00 Congress Hall
    City of the Sun Mzis qalaqi
    Directed by: Rati Oneli
    Georgia / USA / Qatar / Netherlands, 2017, 104min.
    Section: Another View

    A cinematic vanitas about a dying town in Georgia, a formerly vibrant centre of industry where the monotonous sound of the manganese mines has been replaced by a silence rarely interrupted. The film’s crystal-clear style, in which each shot is given the length it needs, seeks out the photogenic side of decay and explores the specific nature of the lost souls that continue to live here.

  • 151 30/6 09:00 Cinema B
    3L1 2/7 10:30 Lazne III Cinema
    5H3 4/7 13:30 Husovka Theatre
    932 8/7 10:30 Congress Hall
    Columbus Columbus
    Directed by: Kogonada
    USA, 2017, 104min.
    Section: Variety Critics’ Choice

    In this unconventional, hypnotically paced American drama, set amid the modernist structures of Columbus, Indiana, critic-turned-director Kogonada is less interested in romance than in the characters’ overlapping and divergent worldviews and dreams, based on culture, environment and upbringing.

  • 315 2/7 17:00 Grand Hall
    4P1 3/7 10:00 Pupp Cinema
    6K1 5/7 09:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    Corporate Corporate
    Directed by: Nicolas Silhol
    France, 2016, 95min.
    Section: Official Selection - Competition

    The life of an uncompromising HR manager named Emilie changes the instant she witnesses the suicide of one of the staff. The investigation of the case becomes a moral test for a woman whose actions, although motivated by her unlimited devotion to work, have caused grief for many an employee.

  • 1C4 30/6 15:30 Čas Cinema
    3H6 2/7 22:30 Husovka Theatre
    5N4 4/7 16:00 Národní dům Cinema
    7H5 6/7 19:30 Husovka Theatre
    This film will be screened with films: Who’s Who in Mycology, In the Year of the Monkey, Red Light, Dadyaa: The Woodpeckers of Rotha
    Chasse Royale Chasse Royale
    Directed by: Lise Akoka, Romane Gueret
    France, 2016, 28min.
    Section: Prague Short Film Festival Presents

    Thirteen-year-old Angélique and her siblings live in the suburbs of Valenciennes. At school one day she is told of a casting call for a part in a movie.

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