Magazine article Screen International

Uma Thurman, Jeremy Renner to Bookend Karlovy Vary

Magazine article Screen International

Uma Thurman, Jeremy Renner to Bookend Karlovy Vary

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Festival to open with The Big Sick.

US actors Uma Thurman and Jeremy Renner will both be honoured at this year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (June 30 - July 8).

Thurman will receive the Festival President’s Award during the event’s gala opening ceremony. The appearance follows her recent term as president of Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard jury.

Renner will receive the same prize at the festival’s closing night, which will include a screening of one of his latest films, Arrival. His most recent project, Wind River, will also screen at Karlovy Vary (KVIFF) this year.

“Jeremy is an actor with a highly diverse filmography that includes both audience favourites as well as critically acclaimed films,” commented Jiří Bartoška, president of KVIFF.

Opening night

This year’s festival will open with Michael Showalter’s The Big Sick, which premiered at Sundance where it was picked up by Amazon Studios in a splashy $12m deal. …

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