Marienbad Film Festival Awards Awarded!

A three-member international jury, a film theorist, and documentary filmmaker Andrea Slováková, Italian film historian Francesco Pitassio and dramaturgist of the Ponrepo cinema Milan Klepikov divided three equal prizes of the Marienbad Film Festival as best Czech experimental film. Those who won this year were: Michael Režová with her art documentary Chase (Štvanice)Michal Kindernay for his visual essay Transformation / Vapors / Melanosis and František TýmalDavid Šmitmajer, and Jiří Rouš for their site specific project Taran.

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Change of Program

Because of the rainy weather the 22:30 projection of Prayer X12 2018 will take place at the Small Scene of Chopin House instead of Arnica.

Replacement Projection

Film site specific projection THERE MUST BE AND WAY OUT OF HERE you will see on Thursday August 30, 2018 at 2 pm at the Small Scene at Chopin House.

Workshop Analog Marienbad will be canceled

The Marienbad Analogue Workshop scheduled on Thursday, August 30, will be canceled due to illness. We apologize to all participants interested in analog photography. Those who paid via server and all the others will receive their money back.

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Italy in Marienbad

This year we focus on Italy, a country that had a major influence on the development of film language at the beginning of film history. The section Cinema Excelsior section focus on experimental and independent film in one country. The section will present the Italian experimental film this year.

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Tickets for an individual projections

Do not worry if yout can‘t stay in Mariánské Lázně for the whole Marienbad Film Festival. Passes from 28th of August to 1st of September cost 800 Czk for an adult and 500 Czk for student. Nevermind if you don’t want to get pass for the whole festival, you can buy tickets for an individual projections via They will be available before screenings. Prices are from 80 to 150 CZK.

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