Karlovy Vary IFF

Academy Award winning American actress Susan Sarandon will be one of the special guests at this year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Both Sarandon and British actress Helen Mirren, who also won a Best Actress Oscar for her title role in The Queen, will receive lifetime achievement awards at the festival. This year’s 47th Karlovy Vary Festival will run from June 29 to July 7. The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF will also be paying tribute to an exceptional actor of Czech film, television and theatre – Josef Somr. As part of this tribute Josef Somr will present the film The Joke (Žert). The festival will be hosting the world premiere of the digitally restored copy of Miloš Forman’s film The Firemen’s Ball (Hoří, má panenko).

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