Fresh Film Fest prizes

The main festival prize goes to French drama movie Les Apaches, the debut of French director Thierry de Peretti. "We admire the film for its unique way of making the invisible visible. Through an apparently commenplace story of an escalating incident, it reveals the true tragedy shared by its victims, the perpetrators, and ultimately, us." declared the jury its unanimous vote. The movie will launch Czech cinemas this autumn.

Fresh Generation section´s Special mention goes to American movie Hide Your Smiling Faces directed by Daniel Patrick Carbone.

In Confrontations - ficton section the international jury chose Argentinian movie Mares and Parakeets directed by Natalia Garagiola. In Confrontations - documentary section was awarded Romanian film RIO 2016 by Bianca Rotaru. Special Mention of the same category goes to the Czech documentary Didactica Magna: Against the grain by Tomáš Polenský.

The winner of Theatre Optique, international competition of student animated and experimental film, is German movie Tangram directed by Katharina Huber. Theatre Optique jury´s Special mention goes to Slovak animated movie Pandas by Matúš Vizár.

Tha audience awarded the film Coldwater as the one they liked the best and the director Vincent Grashaw was happy to get his prize himself during the Closing Ceremony.


Franz Rodenkirchen will be presenting his research

On December 15th, 2016, at 5 pm in the Club of the Municipal Library of Prague will German script consultant Franz Rodenkirchen talk about a visual storytelling. How to write film script and not only theatre play or literature.  

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Cinergy with Tomasz Wasilewski

  The writer-director Tomasz Wasilewski is one of the most outstanding young Polish filmmaker of his generation. In the end of November he is coming back to Czech Republic within the project Cinergy.   The writer-director Tomasz Wasilewski is one of the most outstanding young Polish filmmaker of his generation. In the end of November he is coming back to Czech Republic within the project Cinergy.

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Claire Denis in Prague!

The next guest of the educational platform Cinergy Prague is french director and scriptwriter Claire Denis. Her master class will take place on 29. 9. 16:00 at Cinema 35 in the French Institute.

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Cinergy with Duane Hopkins on Visual Storytelling

Come to the next lesson of the film series Cinergy Prague! It will take place 28/ 4/ 2016/ 18:00 at the Světozor Cinema - small hall. As part of the this event we will also screen all films by our guest Duane Hopkins.

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Cinergy with Yves Cape

Belgian director of photography Yves Cape is coming to Prague to talk about his work, style and coopeation with French director Bruno Dumant, Claire Denis or Leos Carax.

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Cinergy with Götz Spielmann

Götz Spielmann is coming to Prague to present his film Revanche within the program TOP 10 of this year´s Das FilmFest. On this occasion Cinergy organizes a masterclass whose aim will be to insight into the directing style and screenwriting process of the filmmaker who ranks alongside Michael Haneke and Ulrich Seidl.  

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