KVIFF ’09: Video #1

Karlovy Vary

Chilled-out visitors to Karlovy Vary get easy access to screenings and wear jeans from morning to night (or sometimes the next morning), all in a setting that arguably rivals the French Riviera. ”Karlovy Vary is like a Baroque Disneyland, but in a good way,” said Julietta Sichel, the festival program director. […] So for true indie film lovers, the festival is a chance to view rare gems from countries not known for their international commercial hits, like Armenia, Azerbaijan and Ethiopia. (The New York Times)