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Boys Who Like To Play With Dolls at Trip The Light | Intercontinental Drifts #5

A choreography by Tereza Ondrová and Peter Šavel Boys Who Like To Play With Dolls will be featured at The Light | Intercontinental Drifts, a monthly platform (February-July 2016) where cutting edge...

Amanita Design at The Games Europe Plays

An interactive and playful exhibition, The Games Europe Plays at the Finnish Institute showcases independent and exceptional digital games for young people and families. The exhibition features games...

Tomáš Jamník in Bedford

The Philharmonia Orchestra performs three wonderful German pieces in this concert, beginning with Mendelssohn. The orchestra is joined by Tomáš Jamník for Schumann’s Cello Concerto, and the...

Czech and Slovak Stories: Želary

Želary is a 2003 Czech/Slovak film directed by Ondřej Trojan, starring Anna Geislerová. The movie received a 2004 Academy Award nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category. It was...

Czech and Slovak Stories: The Ear

Ucho (The Ear) is a Czech language film by Karel Kachyňa, completed in 1970. This film was banned by the nation’s ruling Communist party(who were supported by the occupying Soviet forces). It...

Celebrating Zdeněk Svěrák´s 80th Birthday – The Elementary School

Celebrating the 80th birthday of his father, Czech actor, screenwriter and much loved Czech cultural icon Zdeněk Svěrák, film director Jan Svěrák and Zdeněk Svěrák’s fans are organising a...

Analogue Animations – A selection of the works of Jan Svankmajer

This presentation of a selection of the early short films from 1964-1972 of Czech Surrealist filmmaker-animator Jan Švankmajer, is the first of Deptford Cinema’s ANALOGUE ANIMATIONS monthly...

Boris Carloff live in Ipswich and London

Czech musician and composer Boris Carloff debuts in the UK this February, performing at Pump and Grind in Ipswich on Friday 19 February, followed by a London gig at The Social where Boris will be...

Father of the Nation - Charles IV. (1316–2016)

Charles IV (1316–1378) is considered to be the most famous and important King of Bohemia. Often called Father of the Nation despite his Luxembourgish origin, he was voted the greatest ever Czech in...

Chemistry of Love in Bristol

Ccientist and chemistry researcher Dr. Michael Londesborough uses William Shakespeare’s sonnets and the law of thermodynamics in his talk entitled CHEMISTRY OF LOVE, in which he explores what love...

Tomáš Jamník - Dvořák with Love

It was love that led Antonín Dvořák to compose one of the most famous pieces in classical music: his cello concerto in B minor. Thirty years earlier, the same love inspired him to write his first...

Reuniting 14th-century Prague: Charles IV and his Gothic Bridge

A lecture by the architectural historian Dr Jana Gajdošová, Affiliated Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, examining the rebuilding of Prague during the reign of Emperor Charles IV. It will...

Close-Up on Jan Švankmajer

This programme presents a selection of 22 short films – exploring Czech Surrealist filmmaker-animator Jan Švankmajer diversity of methods and styles – and his unique adaptation of Alice in...

The Ear

Although made in 1970, The Ear was immediately banned by the Czech authorities and remained unseen for twenty years, finally being released only after the Velvet Revolution took place in...

New European Documentary: Barzakh

In a Chechen city recovering after the war, a man disappears. As daily life goes on, those in search are drawn into a world where encounters with diviners and legal advisors, with the torturers and...

I served the King of England

Delfina’s curatorial resident Michal Novotný (Czech Republic) hosts an event with live artist interventions. Drawing on ideas of character and role-play within artistic practice, the event acts as...

Something Different / A Bagful of Fleas - Two films by Věra Chytilová on DVD

Something Different follows the lives of two women – a gymnast in gruelling training (real life Olympic gold-medallist Eva Bosáková), and a dissatisfied housewife (Věra Uzelacová). The two...

Ivars Gravlejs at Tate Modern

Works by Latvian photographer based in Prague Ivan Gravlejs will be on display at Tate Modern's new exhibition “Performing for the Camera”. The exhibition explores the relationship between...

Pavel Ivančic at Fashion Utopias: Then & Now Symposium

Award-winning Czech fashion designer and Last Fata Morgana curator Pavel Ivančic will talk about his work in Post-Soviet Czech Republic, discuss his personal journey as a designer and explore the...

Shared Structure: Contemporary Embroidery and Weaving Workshop with Czech and Slovak Designers

This is a practical workshop suitable for all ages. The topic is contemporary embroidery and weaving used by young designers. Participants will be working with various materials and techniques, some...

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