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27 Nov 2019 19:00

Dash Café: Europe and the Velvet Revolution – 30 years on

For its November edition, Dash Café, a popular monthly event featuring conversation, live performance, film and music, will explore the long term impact of the 1989 revolution that caused the collapse of the Soviet Union. Through the prism of artists, filmmakers and writers from across the Czech Republic and Slovakia, it will explore whether that extraordinary spirit of activism still exists today.

Speakers include Monika MacDonagh-Pajerová, diplomat, author of The Velvet Revolution – 30 years on and former spokesperson for  the Student Strike Committee; Ondřej Štindl, journalist, writer,  award-winning screenwriter (Walking Too Fast) and DJ; Tereza Nvotová, actress and director of the documentary Meciar; and Zuzana Kepplová, columnist, writer and editor of the opinion section of the leading Slovak newspaper, SME; who will discuss the impact of the revolution on their work and whether it continues to have an influence today.

Admission: £5
Box Office: 020 76 137 498

35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch
London E1 6LA

This event has been created in partnership with Dash Café and The Embassy of the Slovak Republic.

Part of Czech Velvet 1989 – 2019 Festival
Festival of Arts, Film, Theatre & Music
1-29 November 2019







Richmix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, E1 6LA


27 Nov 2019 19:00


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