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STAGING DEATH Jan Soldat, Austria/Germany, 2022, DCP, 8’, English subtitles Udo Kier dies his way through film history. He screams, falls, lies, is chopped up, shot or takes his own life. Again and again his empty gaze, again and again his rigid body. In 54 years of acting career Udo Kier played in more [...]


10 YEARS OF KURJA POLT Photo Exhibition From March 28th at Kinodvor Gallery Kurja Polt Genre Film Festival celebrates and screens those wonderfully bizarre, daring and wild works of cinema that proudly wave the banners of cult, genre, exploitation, B movie, camp, paracinema and the likes. Some are film orphans and bastards without a [...]


HOW TO MAKE A FANZINE Festival fanzine workshop 17.–23. 4. / Register by: April 9 The festival fanzine will yet again capture the atmosphere of watching films, hanging with guests, listening to lectures and the overall festival happening in fetching and juicy printed form. Participants, whether experts or enthusiastic novices, will tackle the elements of [...]

FILMS 2023

RETROSPECTIVE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KURJA POLT! THE PARTY Blake Edwards, US, 1968, DCP, 99' The great masters of fusing slapstick and satire, Blake Edwards and Peter Sellers, skewer Hollywood snobbery in this on-target, behind-the-scenes lampoon of Tinseltown and the pinnacle of the Pink Panther team’s combined comedic genius. Opening film [...]


MR. VAMPIRE GEUNG SEE SIN SANG Ricky Lau, Hong Kong, 1985, DCP, 96', English subtitles ©2010 Fortune Star Media Limited All Rights Reserved. When Taoist priest and expert ghost buster Master Kou (Lam Ching Ying) is called in to supervise the relocation of a grave, he realises that the corpse inside the [...]