Febiofest kicks off in Prague

Italian film maker Nanni Moretti and French actress Sandrine Bonnaire were presented with the Kristian awards for their contribution to world cinematography at the gala opening of the 19th Febiofest International Film Festival in Prague on Thursday. Another prize, named after the late Czech film maker Jaromil Jires and awarded by the film makers and screen writers´ association for non-commercial achievements, went to the Czech Fund of Cinematography, for co-financing a TV cycle about the 1960s as the golden era of Czech Cinema. The festival will offer 400 screenings of more than 180 films from 55 countries.

Author: Sarah Borufka