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Entertainment Karlovy Vary Sets ‘At Your Cinema’ Program; Taipei Film Festival To Go On; Korea Orders More ‘Voice’ – Global Briefs

12:32  25 may  2020
12:32  25 may  2020 Source:   deadline.com

YouTube to Host Free Virtual Film Festival With 20 Partners Including Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance

  YouTube to Host Free Virtual Film Festival With 20 Partners Including Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance With COVID-19 shuttering film fests worldwide, YouTube has stepped in to launch a 10-day digital film festival this spring with 20 partners — streaming free to cinema fans everywhere. We Are One: A Global Film Festival is being produced and organized by New York’s Tribeca Enterprises. The YouTube-hosted event will feature programming from 20 top film festivals including the Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival and Venice Film Festival. The online festival is set to run from May 29-June 7, 2020, and will be available at youtube.com/weareone.

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival , known each summer for bringing global cinema to the Czech Republic, has canceled its 2020 edition. Instead, Karlovy Vary will offer a taste of the festival selections on select cinema screens with KVIFF at Your Cinema (July 3-11) as the government

Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival , Central and Eastern Europe’s leading cinema event, has canceled Film Festival is one of the most important cultural events in the Czech Republic, we have decided The festival will present a virtual version of its industry program , KVIFF Eastern Promises, on July 6-8.

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While the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival was forced to cancel its 55th edition this summer amid the coronavirus, the event plans to screen 16 films at 96 theaters across Czech Republic from July 3-11. Cinemas in the market opened earlier this month, though not the major circuits and with a ban on concessions. The KVIFF At Your Cinema program will include titles from festivals that ran from last fall through this year’s Berlinale. Among the European premieres are Zeina Durra’s drama Luxor, Fernanda Valadez’ debut Identifying Features and Maite Alberdi’s spy comedy/documentary The Mole Agent. Ohter films include Shannon Murphy’s Babyteeth, Pablo Larrain’s Ema, Alma Har’el’s Honey Boy, Gregory Monro’s Kubrick By Kubrick, Bassam Tariq’s Mogul Mowgli and Alice Winocour’s Proxima.

Karlovy Vary Cancels 2020 Film Festival Over Coronavirus Fears

  Karlovy Vary Cancels 2020 Film Festival Over Coronavirus Fears The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, an annual event that has been taking place in the Czech Republic since 1946, has decided to cancel its 55th annual festival in light of the coronavirus, KVIFF organizers announced on Tuesday morning in Prague. The festival would have taken place on July 3-11 in Karlovy Vary, a spa town outside Prague. "We strongly believe that seeing a movie with other people in a theater is a powerful and irreplaceable experience," KVIFF President Jiří Bartoška said in a statement.

NewsInformation about 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival . NewsSubmit your film project to our industry platform KVIFF Eastern Promises. Special version of the traditional KVIFF at Your Cinema . KVIFF has joined the project We Are One: A Global Film Festival .

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The Taipei Film Festival plans to go ahead as scheduled from June 25-July 11, organizers announced today. However, there will be no overseas visitors to the event. The fest also set its opening and closing films with the world premiere of Ke Zhennian’s Silent Forest and Tsai Ming-liang’s Days taking up those respective slots. The festival, related activities and the Taipei Film Awards ceremony will be handled in accordance with the recommendations and regulations of the Central Epidemic Command Center. Those include the wearing of masks, temperature taking, distanced seating and limited occupancy. Taiwan’s movie theaters never closed during the coronavirus outbreak, but if a large-scale group infection occurs within two weeks before the festival begins, it will be canceled.

Karlovy Vary Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

  Karlovy Vary Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic The 55th edition of the Czech Festival will now take place in 2021. canceled their physical events, as did the Annecy Animation Film Festival in France.

Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili's 'Corn Island' took the top prize for Best Film at this year's == Karlovy Vary International Film Festival == in the Czech Set by the river on the border between Georgia and Abkhazia, 'Corn Island' is a psychological drama about an old peasant living with his

The 40th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival took place from 1 to 9 July 2005. The Crystal Globe was won by My Nikifor, a Polish drama film directed by Krzysztof Krauze. The second prize, the Special Jury Prize was won by What a Wonderful Place, an Israeli drama film directed by Eyal Halfon.

Korea’s CJ ENM has ordered a third season of The Voice Of Korea which will premiere on its music channel Mnet. The seven-episode run will begin on May 29. This latest order of the ITV Studios original format comes after the competition series was licensed for the second time since 2013 last April. Top local artists Kim Jong-kook, BoA, Sung Si-kyung and Dynamic Duo have joined as the blind judge coaches. The previous seasons of The Voice Of Korea founded such artists as Sonnet Son and U Sung-eun.

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Vanessa Paradis, president of the 2020 edition of the Deauville American film festival .
© FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP Actress and singer Vanessa Paradis will chair the jury of the 46th Deauville American Film Festival from September 4 to 13 The actress and singer Vanessa Paradis will chair the jury of the 46th Deauville American Film Festival from September 4 to 13, we learned on Wednesday from the organizers.

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