International cinematography film festival Ostrava Kamera Oko has been regularly taking place since 2009 in Ostrava. It is focused on the presentation of cinematographic work of significant personas from the Czech republic or abroad. A part of the main programme there is a best cinematography competition of films and short films, presentation of filmmakers or industry section that connects film experts and students from European film schools. Another part of the programme is location tour, notable music programme, lectures and exhibitions. The specific part of the festival is using unconventional, mostly industrial locations for site-specific screenings.
11th Ostrava Kamera Oko takes place September 24-29, 2019. With all the respect towards past years the festival comes with a new innovative approach. Dramaturgic selection is entrusted to curators this year. They think about the meaning of camera in today’s quickly developing world of film and motion picture.