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Freshta by Petra Procházková

We’re delighted to announce three very special events to meet the award-winning Czech author Petra Procházková and her translator Julia Sherwood. On 21 and 23 November, Petra's new book Freshta...

Made in Prague: New Czech Jazz 2012

Made in Prague, the first ever Czech jazz presentation in London, is an exciting series of three Czech jazz nights at the Spice of Life club introducing the best of young Czech jazz musicians to the...

Jaromír 99 at the 2012 Comica

The artist Jaromír 99 will draw live on the big screen in the Drawing Parade at Comica 2012, the London International Comics Festival, promoting his Alois Nebel trilogy and work on Franz Kafka´s...

Made in Prague: New Czech Cinema 2012

This year the annual Czech film festival Made in Prague has reached the plum old age of 16. Spread over seven venues and five weeks, the 2012 edition presents a lavish offering of talent and unique...

Made in Ash

Dorota, a naïve high school graduate, leaves her family and boyfriend in Slovakia for work in the Czech border town Aš. Joining other immigrant women in a textile factory, her poetic dreams are...

A Night Too Young

A long and unforgettable night in her prefab flat awaits a young teacher, her lover and his friend attempting to make up for a disastrous New Year’s Eve celebration. When joined by two boys on the...

Walking Too Fast

While monitoring the lives of the political enemies of totalitarian Czechoslovakia, a tyrannical secret agent becomes obsessed with the life and mistress of a leading dissident. Bored and no longer...

Coffee Foam Kitty (Children Art Workshop)

An interactive literary and arts workshop for Czech speaking children with the artist Zuzana Jungmanová based on Tereza Horvathová´s book. Following the stories of an adventurous kitten created...

Eighty Letters Gala Screening with director Václav Kadrnka

Set in 1987 and based on the director’s memories and the surviving correspondence of his parents, the film captures a day in the life of a Czech mother and her son trying to get exit visas for the...

Long Live the Family!

“For the good of his family” Libor has swapped his teaching job for a business executive position, signing some dodgy papers on the way. Now facing a police investigation into serious money...

Flower Buds

It’s Christmas in a small industrial town and Hrdina’s family struggles to get by. Father makes matchstick models in bottles and is addicted to playing slot machines, while his hard working wife...

The Last Flight of Petr Ginz

Petr Ginz, a child prodigy from Prague, was a writer and artist whose imaginary works captured a world of adventure and exotic locations. By 14 he had written five novels, a diary about the Nazi...

Beauty and the Beast

Julie, the Beauty of the piece, sacrifices herself for her father and sets off to the haunted castle occupied by the bird-headed monster, the Beast. Taken by her beauty, the Beast keeps her in his...

The House Gala Screening with director Zuzana Liová

Disowning his eldest daughter who married too young a man he disapproves of, irascible and stubborn Imrich commences single-handedly building a house for his younger daughter Eva in the family...

Czech Jazz Night: Libor Šmoldas Quartet

The closing concert of the Czech Jazz series belongs to the Libor Šmoldas Quartet, an outstanding Czech quartet that shares a deep musical connection offering a masterful display of compositional...

London Jazz Festival: Tomáš Liška Trio

The leading Czech double bassist Tomáš Liška with talented pianist Vít Křišťan and acoustic guitarist virtuoso David Dorůžka perform compositions which balance on the edge of improvisation,...

Generation Singles

They are unmarried, flexible, financially independent...and single. Are long-term relationships an anachronism or an unattainable ideal? Who are the singles and why do they live without a partner?...

Opening Gala Screening: Alois Nebel

Summer 1989. Alois Nebel works as a stationmaster in a small village in the Jeseník mountains, close to the Polish border. Preferring old timetables to people, Nebel lives through his memories,...

The UK - Czech Jazz Night: Najponk Trio

The opening night of the New Czech Jazz series will feature the Najponk Trio as they launch their new CD The Real Deal, bringing delicate and subtle touches to well known jazz standards. Leading...

The Organist of St Vitus’ Cathedral + live music accompaniment by Najponk

Love, blackmail and betrayal are the subjects of this successful melodrama, adapted for the screen by poet Vítězslav Nezval and directed by Martin Frič later known for his satirical comedies with...

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