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Zlin Filmmaker In Focus: Manyar I. Parwani

Manyar I. Parwani, age 34, is an Afghan film director and screenwriter who is currently making films in Denmark. He was born in Afghanistan and has lived in Denmark for 23 years, but feels neither Afghan nor Danish. He just … Continue reading

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The Glories of Czech Cinema

For its 50th anniversary celebrations, the Zlin Film Festival, which climaxes with its Awards Ceremony this evening, has been a treasure trove of cinematic gems from the past 50 years. Aside from the better known films from the Czech canon … Continue reading

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Zlin Film Festival At Halfway Point Of Its 50th Anniversary Jubilee Edition

Film Premieres, Special Events, Hommages and Parties After several days of torrential rain showers, the sun is finally shining in Zlin as the Zlin Film Festival hits the halfway mark of its 50th anniversary celebrations. Despite the unusually cool weather, … Continue reading

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Zlin Film Festival Artistic Director Petr Koliha Looks Back And Forward

On the eve of the Zlin Film Festival, which kick off its 50th anniversary celebrations on Sunday, May 30, I spoke with the very busy Petr Koliha, the Festival’s Artistic Director. As the first major film event following Cannes, the … Continue reading

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American Rock N Roll Drama to Open 50th Anniversary Edition of the Zlin Film Festival

The Perfect Age Of Rock N Roll is the Festival’s Opening Night Gala THE PERFECT AGE OF ROCK N ROLL, an award-winning American Independent drama directed by Scott Rosenberg and featuring a stellar cast that includes Peter Fonda, Kevin Zegers, Jason Ritter, Lukas Haas, … Continue reading

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