News Pedro Almodóvar’s Strange Way of Life to open the 18th Pragueshorts film festival

Published: February 08, 2024| 01:21 PM

The complete program of the 18th edition of Pragueshorts Film Festival, organized by a team from the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, is now out. The international festival of short film will be held from 28 February to 3 March at Prague’s Světozor, Bio Oko, Atlas, and Kino Pilotů cinemas. The ticket presale is now available here. After 3 March, the festival’s final day, selected films from the Pragueshorts program will be available on the KVIFF.TV online streaming platform. This online part of the festival runs until 17 March.

For the festival’s opening evening on 28 February at the Bio Oko cinema, the programming team has put together a special selection of six films, including the hit of last year’s festival in Cannes – Pedro Almodóvar’s most recent short film Strange Way of Life starring Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal. Tickets for the opening evening are available here.

At the core of the festival’s 18th edition, are three competition section: the National Competition, the International Competition, and the Labo section of experimental films. The International Competition announced today consists of twenty-seven films, including works that have won awards in Cannes, Berlin, and Locarno. Audiences can also look forward to our popular live-moderated Brutal Relax Show (which among other things presents Fresh Blood starring Clara McGregor), Pragueshorts for Kids, and a retrospective of films with or by Jiří Mádl. The complete program of the festival can be viewed here


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