Eight Canadian titles to screen at Karlovy Vary

Jesse Klein's We're Still Together makes its world premiere in competition, while Xavier Dolan's Juste la fin du monde (pictured) will also screen.
It's Only The End Of The World

Eight Canadian films are to screen at this year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, including an in-competition world premiere for Jesse Klein’s We’re Still Together.

Klein’s film, produced by Achromatic Media and Greenground Productions, is an official selection in the competition program, while Xavier Dolan’s Juste la fin du monde (“It’s Only the End of the World”) will screen alongside Denis Côté’s Boris sans Béatrice (“Boris Without Béatrice”) in the festival’s Horizons program.

There are also two Canadian films in Karlovy Vary’s Imagina program, which is dedicated to films that have a distinctive approach to narrative. Bring Me the Head of Tim Horton, produced by Rhombus Media and jointly directed by Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and Guy Madden, will screen in the program, as well as U.K.-Canada copro Invention, directed by Mark Lewis. Invention is produced by Mark Lewis Studio, National Film Board of Canada and SODA Film + A.

Elswhere Philippe Lesage’s Les démons (“The Demons”) will screen in the Variety Critics’ Choice program, while Yulene Olaizola’s Canada-Mexico coproduction Fogo is in the A Female Take on Mexico section.

Short film The Chickening, directed by Nick DenBoer and Davy Force, will also feature in the festival’s Prague Short Film Festival program.

The 51st edition of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival runs from July 1 to 9.