Films ordered by  english title

  • 516 3/7 17:00 Grand Hall
    6P1 4/7 10:00 Pupp Cinema
    8K1 6/7 09:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    Panic Attack Atak paniki
    Directed by: Paweł Maślona
    Poland, 2017, 100min.
    Section: Official Selection - Competition

    In his blackly humorous debut, talented director Paweł Maślona has submitted a consummate answer to the question whether or not a panic attack can be translated into film language. Dramatic moments in the lives of several unfortunates living in contemporary Warsaw are here presented with refreshing playfulness and a singular knack for mixing the tragic and the comic.

  • 315 1/7 14:00 Grand Hall
    932 7/7 10:30 Congress Hall
    The Parting Glass The Parting Glass
    Directed by: Stephen Moyer
    USA, 2018, 96min.
    Section: Horizons

    The tragic death of the youngest sister (Anna Paquin) brings together members of a complicated family. The broken husband (Rhys Ifans) joins the siblings (Melissa Leo, Cynthia Nixon and Denis O’Hare) and the aging father (Ed Asner) on a journey, at whose end lie not only the effects the complex woman left behind but also a moving portrait of her, assembled from painful and joyful memories.

  • 1H3 29/6 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    4L6 2/7 19:30 Lazne III Cinema
    653 4/7 14:00 Cinema B
    This film will be screened with films: Downside Up, Bo Hai, Atlantis, 2003, And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool
    Partner Réplique
    Directed by: Antoine Giorgini
    France, 2016, 19min.
    Section: Prague Short Film Festival Presents

    A talent competition for theater school is coming up for Tony. But on the day, his best friend Steven, who has been assigned the task of trading lines with Tony during the audition, doesn’t show up. When Tony fails to find Steven’s replacement he is forced to pack it in, and he firmly resolves never to speak a civil word to the traitor again. Special Jury Mention in the International Competition at the 2018 Prague Short Film Festival.

  • 1D9 29/6 21:30 Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre
    622 4/7 12:30 Small Hall
    The Past Minulost
    Directed by: Ivo Trajkov
    Czech Republic, 1998, 95min.
    Section: People Next Door

    Employing purely cinematic devices, the film conveys to a hearing audience the way in which the hearing-impaired perceive the world around them. The Past tells the story of František, a lost man who lands himself in prison after killing the lover of his girlfriend Líza in a fit of rage. An evocative drama from Ivo Trajkov with Karel Zima in the lead role.

  • 714 5/7 11:30 Grand Hall
    Paterno Paterno
    Directed by: Barry Levinson
    USA, 2018, 105min.
    Section: Special Events

    Al Pacino stars as the beloved coach, a legend of American football. The end of his incredibly successful career, however, was marred by a scandal involving the sexual abuse of boys: for years multiple accomplices looked the other way until Paterno’s colleague Jerry Sandusky was finally convicted. Celebrated filmmaker Barry Levinson (Rain Man, Wag the Dog) vividly transfers the case to the big screen.

  • 6P5 4/7 19:00 Pupp Cinema
    723 5/7 15:30 Small Hall
    953 7/7 14:00 Cinema B
    Pause Pafsi
    Directed by: Tonia Mishiali
    Cyprus / Greece, 2018, 96min.
    Section: East of the West - Competition

    Elpida is a housewife confronted with the first signs of menopause while trapped in a loveless marriage to a heartless, despotic man. Together with the physical changes she experiences, however, her mind and her perception of reality are also gradually affected… A formally mature, muted psychological drama addressing the issues surrounding the position of women in a patriarchal society.

  • 2H3 30/6 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    6L1 4/7 10:30 Lazne III Cinema
    837 6/7 19:00 Congress Hall
    This film will be screened with films: The Dreams of the Centenarians, Pikk Street, We Were at Our Own Field, In Memory of a Day Gone By
    Peasants Talupojad
    Directed by: Ülo Tambek
    Estonia, 1968, 18min.
    Section: Reflections of Time: Baltic Poetic Documentary

    This recently restored documentary bears witness to both the Soviet production system and censorship. The view of life on a collective farm depicted here seemed too bleak for the officials involved, and the film was not screened for two decades. What we see is an honest observation of country life presented in a wonderful visual form.

  • 251 30/6 09:00 Cinema B
    7H3 5/7 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    8C5 6/7 18:30 Čas Cinema
    This film will be screened with films: Government House, Flame, Art and Theft, Ride Like Lightning, Crash Like Thunder, Forest Paths, Elegy, Imperial Valley (cultivated run-off)
    Phantom Ride Phantom Phantom Ride Phantom
    Directed by: Siegfried A. Fruhauf
    Austria, 2017, 10min.
    Section: Imagina

    Austrian film structuralist Siegfried A. Fruhauf takes inspiration from elements of the so-called phantom rides of silent film and transforms them into a distinctively original spectral trip, in which he tackles symmetry and perspective, and sets in motion an eternal conflict between industrial technology and elusive nature.

  • 2H3 30/6 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    6L1 4/7 10:30 Lazne III Cinema
    837 6/7 19:00 Congress Hall
    This film will be screened with films: The Dreams of the Centenarians, Peasants, We Were at Our Own Field, In Memory of a Day Gone By
    Pikk Street Pikk tänav
    Directed by: Hans Roosipuu
    Estonia, 1966, 10min.
    Section: Reflections of Time: Baltic Poetic Documentary

    Pikk Street is one of the most important thoroughfares of Tallinn’s Old Town. The picture playfully combines hidden camera footage with more observational images, employing shots from unusual angles; these are accompanied by specific sounds and interesting musical themes. The result is a true cinematic adventure.

  • 2K3 30/6 14:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    8L3 6/7 13:30 Lazne III Cinema
    This film will be screened with films: Skunk, Rat Pack Rat, 1985, The Rabbit Hunt, Dried Meat
    Pioneer Pioneer
    Directed by: David Lowery
    USA, 2011, 16min.
    Section: Made in Texas: Tribute to Austin Film Society

    Dallas-based David Lowery (director of A Ghost Story and Disney’s Pete’s Dragon) created his own genre of lyrical earth-bound mysticism in his short films, which he carried into his remarkable feature work. Pioneer, made shortly before his second, break-out feature Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, is a simple bedtime story told to a young boy, and 16 minutes of pure cinema magic.

  • 154 29/6 17:00 Cinema B
    3N1 1/7 10:00 Národní dům Cinema
    6L3 4/7 13:30 Lazne III Cinema
    Pity Oiktos
    Directed by: Babis Makridis
    Greece / Poland, 2018, 99min.
    Section: Another View

    The story of a man who only feels happy when he is unhappy. And to be happy he’s willing to do anything… A brutal comedy about an addiction to sorrow and pity, co-authored by top scribe of the Greek Weird Wave, Efthimis Filippou (Dogtooth, The Lobster, Alps, The Killing of a Sacred Deer)

  • 5C8 3/7 23:59 Čas Cinema
    9C8 7/7 23:59 Čas Cinema
    Predator Predator
    Directed by: John McTiernan
    USA, 1987, 107min.
    Section: Midnight Screenings

    “I ain’t got time to bleed.” A military commando team, hastily called up on a rescue mission to the Val Verde jungle, is made up of the toughest guys on the planet. Too bad, though, because their adversary is not of this world, and the cosmic carnivore has chosen Earth as its hunting ground.…

  • 1L6 29/6 19:30 Lazne III Cinema
    3P3 1/7 16:00 Pupp Cinema
    727 5/7 21:30 Small Hall
    Profile Profile
    Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
    United Kingdom / USA / Russia / Cyprus, 2018, 105min.
    Section: Another View

    To aid her in investigating the recruitment of girls into ISIS, a journalist sets up a fake Facebook account and is immediately contacted by one of the members of the terrorist organization. The new thriller from Timur Bekmambetov, which takes place entirely on a computer screen, keeps the suspense ratcheted up tight until the very last moment.

  • 224 30/6 18:30 Small Hall
    3K3 1/7 14:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    552 3/7 11:30 Cinema B
    Putin’s Witnesses Svideteli Putina
    Directed by: Vitaly Mansky
    Latvia / Switzerland / Czech Republic, 2018, 102min.
    Section: Documentary Films - Competition

    On December 31, 1999 Vladimir Putin ascended to the president’s chair in Russia. In his latest picture renowned documentarist Vitaly Mansky draws on witness accounts of the events that happened in the years following that fateful day. He then rounds it out with his own fascinating perspective and with the longtime unique experience of a man whom only a movie camera separated from upper echelon politics.


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