The low budget Czech absurd comedy Mars., also called Trash on Mars, deglamorizes space travel. The film takes place in 2118, and space exploration has become a fad of the past. Much of the filming took place at an actual Mars simulator in the US. Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!Continue Reading

The new film Barefoot (Po strništi bos) is a nostalgic return to the childhood of Eda Souček, a little boy familiar to all Czech people from Jan Svěrák’s 1991 Oscar-nominated movie The Elementary School (Obecná škola). Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!Continue Reading

Uherske Hradiste, South Moravia, July 28 (CTK) – The 43rd Summer Film School (LFS) festival, which started in Uherske Hradiste on Friday, focuses mainly on Swedish cinematography and it will offer more than 200 films, its director Radana Korena has told CTK. The event will run through August 6. Last year, the festival attracted 5700 people and the organisers expect a similar number of film fans this year, Korena said. However, not all of them stay for the whole nine-day programme. They often come for three or four days only, she added. This is why they can for the first time buy festival passes for any number of days, from a one-day pass to the whole festival. The passes serveContinue Reading