FINAL PRESS RELEASE July 11th 2015
The 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, a non-specialized festival with four competitive categories, took place from July 3th to July 11th this year. It was organized by Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary, a.s., with Jiří Bartoška as president of the festival and Karel Och as artistic director.
The 51st Karlovy Vary IFF will be held from July 1st to 9th July 2016.
More information on www.kviff.com
STATISTICS OF THE 50TH KARLOVY VARY IFF 2015
The 50th Karlovy Vary IFF 2015 was attended by 12 857 accredited visitors. Of that number 10 623 had Festival Passes, 547 were filmmakers, 1 017 film professionals, and 670 journalists.
There were a total of 488 film screenings for 135 105 viewers. A total of 226 films were shown: 210 feature films (181 full-length and 29 short) and 16 documentary films. 35 films received their world premiere, while 26 had their international premiere and 12 their European premiere. 199 screenings were personally presented by delegations of filmmakers. 106 Press & Industry screenings were held.
Richard Gere, Jena Malone and Jiri Bartoska president of the festival
The arrival of Harvey Keitel
Actor Ben Mendelsohn
Actor Antoine L'Écuyer and Roy Dupuis
Actress Ana Geislerova and actor Jamie Dornan
Introduction to the film Hungry Hearts by actress Alba Rohrwacher
Udo Kier; actress Mickey O´Hagan and Alla Tumanian
Moderator Marek Eben with actress Iva Janzurova
Introduction to film Antonia by actress Linda Caridi
Festival management Karel Och, Eva Zaoralova, Petr Lintimer, Krystof Mucha, Jiri Bartoska, Marek Eben
Source: Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary