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We Have Never Been Modern’ Review: Intersex Awareness Brings Unexpected Urgency to a Handsome Czech Period Drama

In Matěj Chlupáček’s second feature, the discovery of an intersex body in a newly built 1930s factory town sends shockwaves through a society fixated only on one kind of progress.

Close-Up: An Interview With Eliška Krenkova

Renowned actress Eliška Krenkova joins us on Close-Up Culture to discuss her upcoming projects.

We Have Never Been Modern' Review: Eliška Křenková Shatters in Subversive Period Film | KVIFF 2023

Matěj Chlupáček’s second feature is a masterfully-crafted drama about privilege, prejudice, and gender identity.

Who are the new wave of Czech filmmakers looking to break out internationally?

The Czech Republic is a popular location for international shoots but homegrown Czech titles have struggled to break out internationally in the past 10 years. A new wave of filmmakers is looking to change that.

The 30 Best Short Film Performances Of 2021

Close-Up Culture reveal our 30 favourite short film performances of 2021.

We Have Never Been Modern’ Review: Czech Drama Looks at Sexuality Through the Lens of 1937

Karlovy Vary Film Festival: The Czech period piece deals with issues that couldn’t be more current