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Czech-Slovak period drama Kryštof, about faith, hope and sacrifice, enters post-production

Czech-Slovak period drama Kryštof, about faith, hope and sacrifice, enters post-production

In the movie, Czech director Zdeněk Jirásky depicts the illegal removal of monastic orders in early-1950s Czechoslovakia  

21/08 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Czech Cinéfondation winner Zuzana Kirchnerová preparing Italian road movie The Caravan

Czech Cinéfondation winner Zuzana Kirchnerová preparing Italian road movie The Caravan

The director is working on her feature debut, about a woman who no longer wants to be just the mother of a disabled child  

24/07 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia/Italy

Bohdan Sláma in the editing room with WWII drama Shadow Country

Bohdan Sláma in the editing room with WWII drama Shadow Country

The Czech director has finished shooting his first historical drama on celluloid  

10/07 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Petr Václav prepares to shoot the ambitious historical biopic Il Boemo

Petr Václav prepares to shoot the ambitious historical biopic Il Boemo

Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon and Miloš Forman’s Amadeus have been cited as references for this “Icarian” story  

24/06 | Production | Czech Republic/Italy/Slovakia

The Black Mill is the first film to receive Poland’s cash rebate

The Black Mill is the first film to receive Poland’s cash rebate

Mariusz Palej’s upcoming movie is the first that will benefit from the 30% cash-rebate scheme, introduced earlier this year by the Polish Film Institute  

13/06 | Production | Poland/Czech Republic

Filming under way on Dāvis Sīmanis' The Year Before the War

Filming under way on Dāvis Sīmanis' The Year Before the War

The Latvian director began his summer shoot on 19 May, following a winter filming session that took place in early February in Pļaviņas, Riga and Talsi  

13/06 | Production | Latvia/Lithuania/Czech Republic

Czech documentary Caught in the Net records a shocking number of online predators

Czech documentary Caught in the Net records a shocking number of online predators

Vít Klusák is working on a “psychosocial experiment” unveiling the grisly realities of online child abuse  

29/05 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Martin Šulík shoots new comedy Man with Rabbit Ears

Martin Šulík shoots new comedy Man with Rabbit Ears

The director of the best Slovakian film of 2018, The Interpreter, reflects changes in our world in realist and fantasy layers  

29/05 | Production | Slovakia/Czech Republic

The State Capture reveals the mechanisms involved in pushing narratives

The State Capture reveals the mechanisms involved in pushing narratives

Slovakian documentarian Zuzana Piussi maps out the mercurial media landscape and the struggle undertaken by special interest groups in her latest project  

16/05 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Viesturs Kairišs wraps filming on City on the River

Viesturs Kairišs wraps filming on City on the River

The director of The Chronicles of Melanie has finished principal photography on another period piece, expected for release in January 2020  

02/05 | Production | Latvia/Czech Republic/Lithuania