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Five Brave Men from FAMU: A New Generation of Czech Animation

An exhibition of photographs, puppets, props, designs and story-boards presenting work by five Czech film directors, artists and animators: Michal Žabka, Václav Švankmajer, Noro Držiak, Jan...

Czech Animation Films at Ciné lumière

Celebrating the variety and dynamism of new images and multimedia creation, Ciné lumière welcomes a selection of French, British and Czech animation films and will present several prize-winning...

The Light & Shadow Salon - Animation East & West

In this panorama of groundbreaking contemporary animation the Salon will consider the influence that Eastern European and Russian animation has had on the West, both technically and conceptually and...

Kateřina Šedá´s talk at Tate Modern

Kateřina Šedá and Artur Zmijewski are both known internationally for complex projects that involve recruiting participants to take part in an action, workshop or film, within a specific framework...

Dolls and Dollies

The English premiere of an abridged version of Dolls and Dollies by Arnošt Goldflam renegotiates the notion of domesticity and the home as a safe haven. You are invited to witness the lives of five...

Lada Valešová: concerts March - July

Lada Valešová, an outstanding concert pianist, graduated from the Prague Conservatoire and Prague Music Academy. Awarded a full scholarship, she continued her studies in London at the Guildhall...

Operation Danube

A comic tale of a tank squadron separated behind enemy lines from its troops during the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. A team of idealistic but incompetent soldiers, set out proudly on...

Hana Vojáčková: Red Balloon 86

The first UK solo exhibition of Czech artist living in London, Hana Vojáčková. An evocative exhibition comprises a series of large-format photographs and a fivescreen video installation, which...

The Valley of the Bees – DVD release

From the director of Marketa Lazarová, The Valley of the Bees is a visionary and haunting medieval epic set in 13th century Europe. This raw and powerful moral fable of corruption and...

All that Remains... The Teenagers of Socialism

All that remains... The Teenagers of Socialism presents a young generation of artists from Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania and the UK exploring ‘all that remained’ once the political...

NajPonk in London

At the peak of his early career, with several CDs to his credit, Jazz pianist and composer, NajPonk, gave up playing and retired literally to a luggage room. That is now recalled in his Luggage Room...

Aurel Klimt at the Showroom

The Showroom Cinema in Shefield will be screening an evening of short films by the renowned Czech animator Aurel Klimt. Come and see a selection of his imaginative short animations of fairytales and...

Bohuslav Martinu & America

Film screening at the Cadogan Hall and Q&A with Ales Brezina, Director of the Bohuslav Martinu Institute and author of the screenplay. Part of the Czech Festival 2010.

Miroslav Holub in Poems on the Underground

Miroslav Holub’s poem In the Microscope translated by Ian Miller will be featured on posters throughout the London Underground from February 2010. Following Jaroslav Seifert’s poem And Now Good...

Pavel Fajt and Guests

A unique experience to hear the king of Czech percussionists Pavel Fajt playing in London clubs the Dogstar and Jazz Cafe Posk during his brief visit. In two totally different concerts he will...

Pavel Fajt and guests

The king of Czech percussionists Pavel Fajt will play in London clubs the Dogstar and Jazz Cafe Posk with British musical partners such as Frank Byng from Snorkel, Israeli percussionist Asaf Sirkis...

The Kreutzer Sonata with live accompaniment by Pavel Fajt (percussions) and Peter Graham (piano)

A rare adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's story by Gustav Machatý, with live accompaniment by Pavel Fajt (percussions) and Peter Graham (piano). The story tells the tale of a man driven to rage and revenge...

Radim Peško: Informal Meetings

A group of children playing in a schoolyard form a perfect circle, an abandoned tricycle draws an infinity sign and a gathering of Spongebob plastic cups on a dining table - these are some of the...

Eva Jiricna on the Future of Czech Historic Buildings

Eva Jiricna, an internationally acclaimed architect for her work on prestigious retail, commercial and civic projects in the UK and the Czech Republic, will discuss her views on the role of historic...

The Plastic People of the Universe at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

After celebrating 20 years since Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution and their part in it, The Plastics return to London.

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