KVIFF’09: Video #2

KVIFF '09: Video #2

This charming Bohemia town, at its core a wedding cake of 19th-century decorative architecture, can’t escape its Soviet-era past. The festival headquarters is the Hotel Thermal, a grey 1960 concrete hulk of a conference centre that rises like a huge guard tower, a scar over the old city, complete with elevators that barely work.
[David D’Arcy, The National]