5 Nov 2015 19:00
Don't Worry Be Scottish
A unique evening with Czech-o-Slovak filmmakers and Scottish authors brings together literature, films and live action. Organized with Větrné mlýny publishing house, the event presents the UK premiere of 16 short films created in the Czech Republic and portraying some of the most talented contemporary Scottish writers and poets. Screenings will take place in presence of accomplished filmmakers Ivo Bystřican, Miro Jelok, Matyas Prikler, Břetislav Rychlík, and Robert Sedláček, but also in the company of a number of amazing authors: Kirstinn Innes, Sue Glover, Richard Price, and more. Presented by Alan Bissett, performer and Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Writer of the Year 2011.
Don't Worry Be Scottish presents the UK premiere of a unique series of 16 short film essays about some of the most talented contemporary Scottish writers and poets created by some of the most talented Czech and Slovak filmmakers (and one Canadian). A striking combination of geniuses is also a result of a month long literature festival that presented 31 Scottish authors in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland in 2014.
The event will take place in presence of the filmmakers (Ivo Bystřican, Miro Jelok, Matyas Prikler, Břetislav Rychlík, Robert Sedláček), but also in the company of a number of amazing authors: Alan Bissett, Kirstinn Innes, Sue Glover, Richard Price, David Kinloch, Morna Young, Ron Butlin, Peter Arnott, Zoe Strachan, Ian Brown, and possibly more! An evening promising films, interviews and most of all sharing stories and the joys of imagination that connect Central Europe and Scotland.
Organized by: Czech Centre London, Větrné
Supported by: The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in London, The Honorary Consulate of the Slovak Republic in Glasgow
|Don´t Worry Be Scottish – Graham Masterton, dir. Matyás Prikler|
|Don´t Worry Be Scottish – Sue Glover, dir. Robert Kirchhoff|
|Don´t Worry Be Scottish – David Kinloch, dir. Ladislav Cmíral|
Venue:Summerhall, Summerhall Pl, Edinburgh EH9 1PL
5 Nov 2015 19:00
Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event