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A Marriage Story + Miracle

This time-lapse documentary follows 35 years of ups and downs in the married life of Václav and Ivana Strnad. From newlywed fresh-faced architectural students living in a cramped socialist-era flat...

Forman vs. Forman + Q&A with director Helena Třeštíková

Miloš Forman, Oscar winning film director and charismatic storyteller spins with gusto his American-style success story exploring the twists of fate and turning them into a narrative of one...

Mallory + Introduction by Helena Třeštíková

Mallory made a promise to herself to quit drugs and live a better life for the sake of her new-born son. But a drug-free existence proves harder than she thought. For 13 years Czech filmmaker Helena...

The Nagano Tapes + Q&A with director Ondřej Hudeček and Olympic Gold Medalist Martin Procházka

The Nagano Tapes (73 minutes) features the stirring underdog story of the Czech Republic men’s ice hockey team shocking victory at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan, where professional...

Old-Timers + Q&A with actor Jiří Schmitzer and directors Martin Dušek and Ondřej Provazník

Vlasta and Tonda, WWII veterans and ex political prisoners, now elderly and infirm, have one last mission – to find and kill the communist prosecutor who once jailed them and escaped justice. Gearing...

Great Adventure of the Lucky Four

The Lucky Four - Fifinka, Pinďa, Bobík and Myšpulín - live in a small house in the picturesque village of Třeskoprsky. One cosy night, sitting around a camp fire in their garden, they share stories...

The Best of Czech Animation 2015 - 2019

Cherrry-picked from the Venice, Berlin and Annecy International Film Festivals, including the winner of the 2019 Student Academy Awards, this selection showcases the best Czech animations from FAMU,...

Karel, Me and You

Humorous, spontaneous dialogues, acutely observed situations and natural performances fuel fresh film energy into this conversation based film revolving around Sasa, Karel and Dusan. Sasa moves in...

Let There be Light

It is Christmas, and Milan, who's been working in Germany to provide a better life for his family, returns home to discover that his prolonged absence has taken its toil. His eldest son is now a...

Jiří Suchý - Tackling Life with Ease

A celebration of the life and work of Jiri Suchy, performer, singer-songwriter, writer, composer and poet whose songs and plays span generations and who has become a Czech national icon. Director...

Most! + Q&A with director Jan Prušinovský and screenwriter Petr Kolečko

A provocative and politically incorrect comedy miniseries, Most! has won over the Czech TV audience and became the most talked-about show of 2019. Set in the city of Most it revolves around pub bum...

Care for the Soul - Jan Patočka and the arts

For the Czech philosopher Jan Patočka (1907-1977), the arts and culture lay at the heart of a healthy and self-questioning civil society. This exciting live event will explore and celebrate these...

Czech Innovation Expo – Family Open Day

Have you decided how to start the upcoming half-term break yet? Do you have the Czech Centre London's Czech Innovation Expo (CIE) on your list? If not, make sure you put it there now! On Sunday 20th...

Three's a Crowd

Four clowns. One clapperboard. One hundred legendary film moments. 60 minutes. Oh, and no words. Acclaimed Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) physical theatre company be•wilder returns for a third...

František Brikcius, Anna Brikciusová and Irena Kosíková at Waltham Forest Cello Fest

The 1st annual Waltham Forest Cello Fest 2019 will feature cellist František Brikcius, composer and organist Irena Kosíková, Czech cellist Anna Brikciusová and siblings cello chamber ensemble Duo...

1989 The Velvet Revolution: The End of the Totalitarian Regime in Czechoslovakia

Czech Centre London's new photographic exhibition in the Vitrínka Gallery looks back at the heady events which culminated in the 1989 Velvet Revolution through the lenses of ten leading Czech...

The Other Europe: The Power of the Powerless with Jacques Rupnik and Tom Roberts

30 years after the fall of Communism, leading historian and political scientist Jacques Rupnik and a multi-award winning documentary film director Tom Roberts re-visit their Channel 4 revolutionary...

Jan Patočka and the Grounds for Political Action

Conference exploring the contributions of Czech philosopher Jan Patočka to our understanding of whether and how political action is possible.

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...

Czech Innovation Expo in Birmingham

The interactive exhibition using cutting-edge technology and bringing back history as much as it reveals the new tech trends.

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