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March 2018
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  • EXHIBITION: ‘Relief’ – Miroslava Večeřová and Pavel Příkaský

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • March 23 6:30 PM to May 24 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    Private View: Friday 23 March 2018,  6.30 pm – 9 pm Czech artist Pavel Příkaský partners with London based Miroslava Večeřová for this site-specific gallery intervention combining painting, installation and video. Miroslava and Pavel have worked together as a collaborative duo for the past four years. Synthetically they combine the starting points of their individual approaches. Painting and drawing is at the heart of Pavel’s individual practice. Miroslava works with video, photography and sculptural interventions. What connects their works are…

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April 2018
£7.92
  • Film and Discussion (Projecting Czech History Series): It’s Gonna Get Worse (Nikolaev, 2007)

    Czech Centre

  • April 26 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 116 Long Acre, London, WC2E 9PA
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    A bold, raw portrait of youth adrift in 1970s Czechoslovakia. Based on the legendary 1980s cult novel by Jan Pelc with music by DG307 & The Plastic People of the Universe. In the northern Czech provinces in the 70s, Olin, who has just been released from a psychiatric ward after he slashed his wrists in an attempt to avoid military service, throws himself into the world of sex, drugs and rock’n’roll searching for freedom in the country’s social and cultural…

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£12 (£11)
  • Film and Q&A: Jiří Brdečka – Master of Czech Animation

    Regent St. Cinema

  • April 30 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    A selection of Brdečka’s best animated shorts featuring among others a daring hymn to free thinking (Gallina Vogelbirdae; 1963 Grand Prix Winner at the Annecy International Animation Festival), a Gothic tale inspired by 17th Century woodcuts, a horrifying murder story reminiscent of Greek tragedy, a story of star-crossed love, and a touching miner’s ballad. These films of immense poetic and artistic quality place Brdečka alongside Czech masters such as Jiří Trnka and Karel Zeman while reminding us that Disney is…

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