Films ordered by  english title

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  • 2N2 29/6 13:00 Národní dům Cinema
    436 1/7 22:00 Congress Hall
    7L2 4/7 13:30 Lazne III Cinema
    956 6/7 20:00 Cinema B
    Adam Adam
    Directed by: Maryam Touzani
    Morocco / France / Serbia, 2019, 98min.
    Section: Horizons

    Taciturn Abla runs a small bakery in the house she shares with her eight-year-old daughter Warda. One day their routine is disturbed by an unexpected knock at the door. Pregnant Samia is looking for a temporary place to stay in exchange for work. This understated drama about the magical power of human solidarity, delicious pastries, and Moroccan music was cheered by audiences at this year’s Cannes fest.

  • 125 28/6 20:30 Small Hall
    4P5 1/7 22:00 Pupp Cinema
    After the Wedding After the Wedding
    Directed by: Bart Freundlich
    USA, 2018, 112min.
    Section: Special Events

    Isabel, an American woman who directs an orphanage in Calcutta, is running out of funds. Theresa lives in New York; she heads a media empire and is prepared to sponsor the shelter under one condition: Isabel has to get herself over to New York. A carefully paced drama starring the wonderful Julianne Moore and Michelle Williams.

  • 2D5 29/6 18:30 Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre
    3L4 30/6 16:30 Lazne III Cinema
    5H2 2/7 13:30 Husovka Theatre
    Aga's House Shpia e Agës
    Directed by: Lendita Zeqiraj
    Kosovo / Croatia / France / Albania, 2019, 107min.
    Section: East of the West - Competition

    A diverse group of women live in a remote mountain location. The only male element in the house is nine-year-old Aga, the son of one of the women. Opening the East of the West competition, Lendita Zeqiraj’s debut authentically re-creates the vibrant world of her energetic female protagonists, in which the flow of stories, the sound of singing, and coarse humor cannot mask the dark undertone of their country’s wartime past and its enduring ethnic tensions.

  • 2N1 29/6 10:00 Národní dům Cinema
    353 30/6 14:00 Cinema B
    634 3/7 16:00 Congress Hall
    9L4 6/7 16:30 Lazne III Cinema
    Alexandria... Why? Eskanderija... lih?
    Directed by: Youssef Chahine
    Egypt, 1978, 125min.
    Section: Tribute to Youssef Chahine

    Winner of a Silver Bear at the Berlinale, this is one of Chahine’s most popular movies abroad: a grand autobiographical ode to pre-WW2 cosmopolitan Alexandria centering on a young actor (standing in for Chahine) who dreams of studying acting in the United States. Whimsical, multi-layered and utterly invigorating, this loving, crowd-pleasing panorama of Chahine’s birthplace meticulously reconstructs an Alexandria known by few outside Egypt.

  • 2C8 29/6 23:59 Čas Cinema
    336 30/6 22:00 Congress Hall
    728 4/7 23:59 Small Hall
    Alien Alien
    Directed by: Ridley Scott
    USA / United Kingdom, 1979, 117min.
    Section: Midnight Screenings

    The crew of an interstellar cargo ship are on their way back to Earth when the onboard computer prematurely awakens them from hibernation. The passengers discover that the ship has intercepted a distant signal. After landing on a barren planet they find a wrecked spaceship, and on it a hatchery filled with strange eggs. The immortal sci-fi saga begins.

  • 1N1 28/6 10:00 Národní dům Cinema
    227 29/6 21:30 Small Hall
    556 2/7 20:00 Cinema B
    8C1 5/7 10:00 Čas Cinema
    Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
    Directed by: Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack
    USA, 2018, 87min.
    Section: Horizons

    Oh Lord! In 1972 Aretha Franklin recorded her greatest gospel album, and director Sydney Pollack was there to capture the explosive spiritual music, Aretha’s singular charisma, the African-American community in Los Angeles, period outfits and the ecstasy. As The New York Times wrote: “Don’t bother with tissues. Bring a towel!”

  • 3L5 30/6 19:30 Lazne III Cinema
    555 2/7 17:00 Cinema B
    7H3 4/7 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    Another Chance Začít znovu
    Directed by: Eva Tomanová
    Czech Republic, 2019, 75min.
    Section: Czech Films 2018–2019

    Monika is pregnant by Mirek, a marriage con man who is serving time for cheating several women out of hundreds of thousands of crowns. A strong woman, Monika initially believes he can change, but over time she becomes increasingly afraid of him. Eva Tomanová’s empathetic documentary follows all the ups and downs of their unusual relationship.

  • 251 29/6 09:00 Cinema B
    622 3/7 12:30 Small Hall
    8H3 5/7 16:30 Husovka Theatre
    This film will be screened with films: Happy End, The Fishermen, Fruits of Clouds, Hide N Seek, The Kite, Bloody Fairy Tales, Woman's Day, Daughter
    Apart Spolu sami
    Directed by: Diana Cam Van Nguyen
    Czech Republic, 2018, 10min.
    Section: Czech Films 2018–2019

    Apart is an intimate, melancholic, and highly sensitive story of three people who lost a parent during their adolescence. This animated documentary takes a fresh approach to rotoscoping, in which live-action footage of real people is painted over to create an animated format. The movie’s structure is thus organically transformed into everything from abstract images to realistic scenes.

  • 2C3 29/6 15:30 Čas Cinema
    3K5 30/6 17:00 Drahomíra Cinema
    551 2/7 09:00 Cinema B
    Apollo 11 Apollo 11
    Directed by: Todd Douglas Miller
    USA, 2019, 93min.
    Section: Another View

    Fifty years after the first lunar landing, NASA has opened up its extensive archives and released previously unseen material of amazing audiovisual quality, including a 70mm film of the launch from Cape Canaveral and intimate footage of the otherworldly calm that prevailed in the lunar module. The nine-day mission becomes more than just Armstrong’s iconic “giant leap for mankind,” growing instead into a fascinating space odyssey.

  • 5D5 2/7 18:30 Karlovy Vary Municipal Theatre
    6L4 3/7 16:30 Lazne III Cinema
    8H2 5/7 13:30 Husovka Theatre
    Arrest Arest
    Directed by: Andrei Cohn
    Romania, 2019, 126min.
    Section: East of the West - Competition

    August 1983, somewhere in Romania. The bright summer’s day that Dinu is spending with his family on the beach is darkened by the arrival of the police and his unexplained arrest. He finds himself sharing a cell with small-time crook Vali, who soon proves to be quite a sinister fellow inmate. A formally inventive drama about the chilling absurdity of totalitarian regimes.

  • 216 29/6 20:00 Grand Hall
    3P2 30/6 13:00 Pupp Cinema
    5K2 2/7 11:30 Drahomíra Cinema
    The August Virgin La virgen de agosto
    Directed by: Jonás Trueba
    Spain, 2019, 129min.
    Section: Official Selection - Competition

    In the hot summer months, when Madrileños leave their homes in droves to escape the insufferable heat, the centre of Madrid is left abandoned. That is, except for the tourists and a handful of undaunted locals – and those who can’t see the way forward, like Eva, a charming thirty-something. Told with appealing finesse, the story unfolds during the city’s August festivals, when a person’s inner turmoil can be soothed by fleeting encounters and unexpected adventures.

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