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The Limits of Work

Journalist Saša Uhlová spent six months exploring working conditions in the worst-paid jobs in the Czech Republic; in a hospital washroom, at a poultry plant, behind a cash register and at a waste...

Angel of the Lord 2 + Workshop for children

Petronel, an inept angel and Uriah,his devil side-kick are sent to Earth to retrieve the Apple of Knowledge in this humorous and award-winning family fairytale.

Červená

An inspiring portrait of a fascinating, indefatigable woman, the vivacious and utterly charming world-famous 92-year-old opera singer Soňa Červená.

Winter Flies

A delightfully unsentimental and joyful road movie through the Czech countryside featuring two teenage boys making a break from home in a stolen Audi.

The Interpreter + Q&A with director Martin Šulík

An odd-couple road trip featuring the son of a Nazi officer with his translator, an older Jewish Slovak who believes the officer murdered his family.

Bear with Us + Q&A with director Tomáš Pavlíček and actress Ivana Chýlková

A deadpan comedy about a family spending a final night in their weekend cottage is a reminder of the early films of Milos Forman and Jaroslav Papoušek's Homolka trilogy.

The White World According to Daliborek

An absurdly funny, laceratingly smart and ultimately chilling glimpse into the tragicomic life of a down-at-heel Czech neo-Nazi.

Insects

An amateur drama troupe rehearse the Čapek Brothers’ The Insect Play exploring human/insect characters in the latest from surrealist director Jan Švankmajer.

Barefoot + Q&A with screenwriter Zdeněk Svěrák and director Jan Svěrák

The Czech filmmakers behind the 1997 Oscar winner 'Kolya' return with a coming-of-ager about an eight-year-old boy growing up during WWII.

President Blaník

In this spin-off of the popular Blanik Bureau series , lobbyist Tonda Blanik sets off to become the Czech president in the 2018 presidential election and sell the country to China.

Czech100: Made in Prague Festival

Marking the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia, the 22nd Made in Prague Festival showcases the best of contemporary Czech cinema cherry picked from international film festivals’...

Fotograf magazine at London Art Book Fair

The Czech magazine Fotograf will be exhibited at this year’s London Art Book Fair at the Whitechapel Gallery alongside a vibrant mix of art books and magazines from around the world published by...

Winter Flies at BFI London Film Festival 2018

Two teenagers embark on a quixotic journey in a stolen car across the Czech Republic in Olmo Omerzu’s bittersweet take on the road movie genre.

BoysPlayNice for Rückl

Award-winning Czech photography studio BoysPlayNice present stunning glass design created by Rony Plesl for Czech glassworks Rückl through a bespoke exhibition combining photography and glass...

Czech Philharmonic at the Royal Academy of Music

The Czech Philharmonic’s collaboration with the Academy is a highlight of Czech Week in London, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia. Over the course of two days, the...

Hotel Praha by Sigmar and OKOLO

London-based design gallery Sigmar and Czech creative collective OKOLO present a showcase of original pieces from the emblematic Hotel Praha in Prague, an architectural symbol of late communist rule,...

Summer with Věra Chytilová

“I have always found convention annoying,” once said the director Věra Chytilová in an interview. This “first lady of Czech film” found a permanent place for herself in the history of world cinema...

European Graphic Novels: Drawing Untold Stories

Graphic novels are proving themselves the unlikely arena for European artists and writers to come to confront difficult and untold twentieth century experiences.

War with the Newts

Witness the rise and fall of a new(t) capitalism. Deep in Summerhall’s basement, an ocean of opportunity arises as a new resource makes contact. Global risk and technological revolution come together...

West London Sinfonia Plays Smetana's Má vlast

To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, one of London's leading amateur orchestras plays Bedrich Smetana's superb cycle of six tone poems celebrating in music the landscape,...

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