News Karlovy Vary to screen 16 films at 96 movie theaters across the Czech Republic

Published: May 25, 2020| 11:10 AM

European premieres of LUXOR, IDENTIFYING FEATURES, and THE MOLE AGENT at the unique showcase KVIFF AT YOUR CINEMA (July 3 – 11, 2020).

The Karlovy Vary IFF programmers’ exclusive selection for KVIFF at Your Cinema includes strong movies that earned high praise at film festivals held from last autumn to this year’s Berlinale. Movie screens at nearly one hundred Czech theaters will host the European premieres of three acclaimed titles: Zeina Durra’s engaging, atmospheric drama LUXOR, Fernanda Valadez’ compelling feature debut IDENTIFYING FEATURES , and THE MOLE AGENT, Maite Alberdi’s original cross between spy comedy and observational documentary.

KVIFF at Your Cinema will present 16 films over the course of nine days. Each of the selected works will have only one exclusive screening, which will take place at all participating theaters at the same time. The screenings are being planned in the spirit of the festival and will be accompanied by on-site introductions to the films by the KVIFF programmers.

“Since, given the situation, moviegoers can’t come to Karlovy Vary this year, we decided to bring at least part of the festival to them. It’s our way of thanking the visitors, guests, and film enthusiasts who create the fantastic festival atmosphere in Vary every year. We are thrilled by our viewers’ immense interest, and it’s also huge that nearly 100 theaters have signed on for KVIFF at Your Cinema. I believe that together we will succeed in offering audiences not only great films but even a bit of the traditional festival atmosphere,” says KVIFF president Jiří Bartoška.

The KVIFF AT YOUR CINEMA selection (in alphabetical order)

À l’abordage

Guillaume Brac (France, 2020)


Shannon Murphy (Australia, 2019)

Bad Tales / Favolacce

Fabio D’Innocenzo, Damiano D’Innocenzo (Italy / Switzerland, 2020)


Pablo Larraín (Chile, 2019)

Honey Boy

Alma Har’el (USA, 2019)

Identifying Features / Sin Señas Particulares

Fernanda Valadez (Mexico / Spain, 2019)

Kubrick by Kubrick / Kubrick par Kubrick

Gregory Monro (France / Poland, 2020)


Zeina Durra (Egypt / United Kingdom, 2019)


Šimon Šafránek (Czech Republic / Slovak Republic, 2020)


Oliver Hermanus (South Africa / United Kingdom, 2019)

Mogul Mowgli

Bassam Tariq (United Kingdom, 2020)

The Mole Agent / El Agente topo

Maite Alberdi (Chile / USA / Germany / The Netherlands / Spain, 2020)


Alice Winocour (France / Germany, 2019)

Wildland / Kød & Blod

Jeanette Nordahl (Denmark, 2020)

Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness / Yalda, la nuit du pardon

Massoud Bakhshi (France / Germany / Switzerland / Luxembourg / Lebanon / Iran, 2019)


Oskar Alegria (Spain, 2019)

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