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Program

1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018

Projecting Czech History: 1918 – 2018

A series of ten film screenings including fiction films, documentaries and archive footage illustrating ten key events which have shaped Czech society within the last ten decades. Accompanied by introductions and discussions with events participants, creative voices and leading thinkers and historians from the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.

Film highlights include A Prominent Patient, Julis Sevcik’s take on Jan Masaryk, Czechoslovak Foreign Minister 1940 – 1948 and former ambassador to the UK, a record breaking film with 12 Czech film Awards; Lost in Munich by Petr Zelenka, a successful comedy about the 1938 Munich crisis and winner of two Czech Film Critics Awards; and a political thriller The Confession featuring Yves Montand and Simone Signoret by the Oscar winning director Costa-Gavras following the true story of Czech communist minister tried for treason in the political show trial.

EVENTS:



A PROMINENT PATIENT + DISCUSSION WITH DAGMAR HÁJKOVÁ AND MARK CORNWALL
10 March 2018, 5.45 pm
Gate Picturehouse, London
IT'S GONNA GET WORSE WITH WRITER JAN PELC
26 April 2018, 7 pm
Goethe Institut, London



THE CONFESSION
17 June 2018, 2 pm
Institut français du Royaume-Uni, London
OCCUPATION 1968
23 August 2018, 7 pm
Czech Embassy Cinema, London




LOST IN MUNICH
6 October 2018, 5.45 pm
Gate Cinema, London
ST. WENCESLAS + LIVE MUSICAL
ACCOMPANIMENT BY CAPPELLA MARIANA

28 October 2018, 3.30 pm
Barbican Cinema, London




THE BIRTH OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA:
MYTH AND REALITY

30 October 2018, 7pm
Czech Embassy Cinema, London
PRESIDENT BLANÍK
2 November 2018, 6.30 pm
Regent Street Cinema





BAREFOOT 
+ Q&A WITH ZDENĚK AND JAN SVĚRÁK

2 November 2018, 8.20 pm
Regent Street Cinema
THE VELVET REVOLUTION 
+ DISCUSSION WITH 
PAVEL SEIFTER AND JIŘÍ PŘIBÁŇ

22 November 2018, 7 pm
Czech Embassy Cinema, London

 

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Venue:

London

Date

From: 1 Jan 2018
To: 31 Dec 2018

Organizer:

Czech Centre


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