Directeur artistique du Festival International de Karlovy Vary
Karel Och studied law and graduated in film theory and history at Prague’s Charles University. Since 2001, he has worked for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival as a member of the selection committee. He has programmed KVIFF’s documentary competition and curated tributes and retrospectives to Sam Peckinpah, John Huston, Michael Powell & Emerich Pressburger, Jean-Pierre Melville, Sam Fuller, Elio Petri and Otto Preminger, among others. In 2010 Och was appointed artistic director of the Karlovy Vary IFF.
Un Certain Regard