Entertainment Karlovy Vary Fest to Screen 16 Films at 96 Cinemas Across Czech Republic

13:48  25 may  2020
13:48  25 may  2020 Source:   hollywoodreporter.com

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The Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic said Monday that its expanded "KVIFF at Your Cinema" series, which it previously unveiled as its answer to the novel coronavirus pandemic that led to the cancellation of this year's fest, will present 16 films in 96 cinemas in the country over the course of nine days this summer.

Among the titles are the European premieres of Zeina Durra’s Egypt-set drama Luxor, starring Andrea Riseborough, Fernanda Valadez’s feature debut Identifying Features, and The Mole Agent, Maite Alberdi’s mix of the spy comedy and observational documentary genres.

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"Each of the selected works will have only one exclusive screening, which will take place at all participating theaters at the same time," organizers said. "The screenings are being planned in the spirit of the festival" and will be accompanied by on-site introductions to the films by festival programmers.

“Since, given the situation, moviegoers can’t come to Karlovy Vary this year, we decided to bring at least part of the festival to them," said festival president Jiří Bartoška. "It’s our way of thanking the visitors, guests, and film enthusiasts who create the fantastic festival atmosphere in Vary every year."

He added: "We are thrilled by our viewers’ immense interest, and it’s also huge that nearly 100 theaters have signed on for KVIFF at Your Cinema. I believe that together we will succeed in offering audiences not only great films but even a bit of the traditional festival atmosphere."

By the time organizers decided that the 55th Karlovy Vary festival would take place next year due to government measures concerning the coronavirus pandemic, the program department had already picked some titles, giving them the idea to expand the traditional KVIFF at Your Cinema post-festival film series.

The series will run July 3-July 11.

M6 will encourage viewers to return to the cinema .
© LeMusique / IStock.com This campaign is also a means for the M6 ​​group to reaffirm its commitment as an important player in the ecosystem of French cinema The small screen to the aid of the big one : The M6 ​​group announced Tuesday that it would broadcast a free advertising campaign on its various channels to encourage the French to return to the cinemas, a very concrete way of helping a sector hit hard by the crisis.

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