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14 Jan 2009 00:00 - 00:00

1969 - Jan Palach and the Beginning of Normalisation

The series of events commemorating key anniversaries in Czech history illustrated by archival film material continues with 1968/9. 'Betrayal' focuses on key events: the return of the political delegation from Moscow, the anniversary of the October revolution, the self-immolation of three students, the hockey match with the Soviets - all culminating in the demonstrations at the first anniversary of the Russian invasion and the beginning of normalisation as the hero of the Prague Spring, Dubcek,legalises the brutal suppressions.

1 Jan Palach

Raymond Depardon, France, 1969, 12'


2 Betrayal

Viktor Polesny, Czech Republic 2007, 52'


Info: 020 7073 1350, www.institut-francis.org.uk


30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


14 Jan 2009 00:00 - 00:00


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