Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

SINCE: 1946

WHERE: Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the most prestigious such festival in Central and Eastern Europe. It is one of the oldest A-list film festivals (i.e., non-specialized festivals with a competition for feature-length fiction films), a category it shares with the festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, San Sebastian, Moscow, Montreal, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Among filmmakers, buyers, distributors, sales agents, and journalists, KVIFF is considered the most important event in all of Central and Eastern Europe.

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I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians

53rd Karlovy Vary IFF Announces Line-Up

Ten world and two international premieres will compete at this year’s 53rd Karlovy Vary IFF including the latest by leading Romanian filmmaker Radu Jude “I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians”