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Vojtěch Jasný's Photographs

Vojtěch Jasný’s Photographs, a digital presentation of photographs based on his solo exhibition in the Moravian Gallery, Brno in 2010 and his 2011 book Fotografie / Photographs will be on display...

Gasworks Residency Open Call

This opportunity will enable an aspiring artist based in the Czech Republic to undertake a fully-funded residency at Gasworks in London from 11 April to 27 June 2016. Gasworks’ residencies are...

All My Good Countrymen – DVD release

The screening of Vojtěch Jasný’s All My Good Countrymen in Regent Street Cinema on 7 November will launch the Second Run DVD release of this Magnum Opus, which was banned for more than 20 years....

Libor Nováček and Petr Nouzovský @ Blackheath Halls

Internationally recognized for his interpretaions of Janáček, Libor Nováček’s playing is said to possess ‘exceptional poetic verve and inwardness’ and his recordings are said to have ‘set...

Biedermann and the Arsonists

Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells marks its 10th year with the UK premiere of Šimon Voseček’s ‘Biedermann and the Arsonists’ based on the classic absurdist play by Swiss dramatist and...

Home Care at Leeds International Film Festival

Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta lives for her husband Láďa, her daughter and her patients. This abstemious woman who radiates joy begins each day with a drop of plum brandy, and not even the whims...

Roman Štětina: Talk, So I Can See You

The Czech Centre London and The Performance Studio present Talk, So I Can See You, a film programme curated by Pil and Galia Kollectiv with recent work by Roman Štětina, accompanied by London-based...

Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný: The Life of the Schizophrenic Poet Alexander März

This highly acclaimed TV production focuses on the life and suffering of the eponymous März, who, diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, spends long periods in a psychiatric institution against...

Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný: Kulterer

An adaptation of Thomas Bernhard's short story of the same name originally produced for Austrian television and starring the celebrated Austrian actor Helmut Qualtinger in the lead role of the...

Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný: Gladys

An intimate time-lapse documentary about the unusual life and spiritual horizons of a one-hundred-year-old New Yorker. Gladys St. John-Colegrove patiently waits to be reunited with her two dead...

The Best of The Blaník Bureau (Kancelář Blaník) & The Blaník Bureau Party

Directly inspired by the popular British series The Thick of It, police phone tapping and Czech political blunders, The Blaník Bureau is a hard hitting political satire uncompromisingly mapping...

Three Brothers (Tři bratři)

Three brothers set out into the wide world seeking adventure, wisdom and true love in this humorous musical take on fairy tales which combines the stories of The Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding...

Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný: Desire

A film poem featuring spring, summer, autumn and winter in four separate stories in which the main characters represent the cycle of human life from birth to death. A young boy awaits the birth of...

Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný: When the Cat Comes

A Special Jury Prize winner at Cannes in 1963, The Cassandra Cat is an allegorical fable in which life in a small town is turned upside down with the arrival of a magician and his cat. Everyone’s...

Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný: All My Good Countrymen + Q&A with actress Drahomíra Hofmanová

Jasný’s enduring masterpiece chronicles the saga of Czech villagers forced into collective farms by their new Communist rulers. At the centre is the farmer Frantisek who refuses to submit, is...

The Bigger Picture 2015: Czech – UK Final

A live international art event that combines creativity and head-to-head drawing battles. Two top-notch UK artists Tony Boy and Captain Kris will compete against Prokop Wilhelm and Vladimír...

Sugar Blues (Cukr blog) + Q&A with director Andrea Culková

Sugar is a drug and it can kill! After being diagnosed with diabetes and forced to give up sugar, director Andrea Culková is amazed to discover its lurking presence in almost everything. Fueled by...

Made in Prague Film Festival

This year’s Made in Prague Film Festival is a series of gems. The shining, beautiful diamond among them is the oeuvre of Vojtěch Jasný, the unsung genius of Czech cinematography, presented in the...

Reality Czech: The Czech Avant-Garde Now

What was the Czech film avant-garde and what are its current reincarnations? We start with Libor Nemeškal's documentary film that looks into the specifics of Czech independent film-making in...

Made in Prague: Hommage to Vojtěch Jasný

Celebrating Vojtěch Jasný’s 90th birthday and lifetime achievements, the annual Made in Prague Czech film festival pays tribute to this outstanding filmmaker, hailed as "the spiritual father of...

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