Karlovy Vary

In Camera – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Naqqash Khalid's inventive feature debut is a spiky take on navigating the British film industry as a non-white actor and trying to find your identity amid the hostile present day.

The Hypnosis – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

A power couple on the brink of pitching their start-up experience unexpected tension after a hypnotherapy session causes one of them to lose all their social inhibitions.

Red Rooms – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

Pascal Plante presents a piercing take on true crime in this austere, affecting psychological thriller.

Fremont – first-look review

By Hannah Strong

A young Afghan immigrant finds herself adrift in San Francisco in Babak Jalali's poetic fourth feature.

Emerging filmmakers step into the spotlight at the 2022 Karlovy Vary Film Festival

By Caitlin Quinlan

The Czech Republic festival is fast becoming a showcase for exciting new talent.

Need a break from the awfulness of world news? Choose cinema

By Jessica Kiang

Diverse, inclusive festivals like Karlovy Vary are reaffirming the power film to edify, unite and entertain.

Meet the young female directors leading Mexico’s cinema revolution

By Matt Turner

Documentary filmmakers Betzabé García and Tatiana Huezo are giving a voice to victims of violent abuse.

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