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October 2018
free but please RSVP
  • Dash Café: The Myths of Europe

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • October 24 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    The rape of Europa, 12 gold stars and Turks at the gates of Vienna…Behind the present lies the past and behind the past lie the myths. We look beyond nations, politics, culture, history, and geography to explore the legends and stories that give us our sense of Europe today. Expect illuminating conversation and surprising music delivered with the usual Dash Arts swagger. Dash Cafés are free but please RSVP.  

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£10/£15
  • 1918: A New Europe on Film

    British Library

  • October 27 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • 96 Euston Road NW1 2DB
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    Reflecting on a century of film from 1918’s new European nations The end of global conflict in 1918 also marked the beginning of many nation states in Europe. How has this formative period been represented by the cinema of these nations? How can those representations be thought of alongside a shifting concept of national identity? This study day brings together leading scholars on the film of Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Turkey, and the Baltic and Nordic regions to…

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November 2018
£12(£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘President Blaník’ (Najbrt, 2018)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 2 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    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. Tonda Blanik, a fictional Czech lobbyist and spin doctor, announces his candidacy for the 2018 Czech presidential elections promising corruption, butter and lithium to all. Despite collecting over 100,000 signatures, he misses the deadline for registration. Not willing to give up his plan to sell the Czech Republic to…

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£12(£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘Barefoot’ (Svěrák, 2017)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 2 8:20 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    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. Jan and Zdeněk Svěrák, the father and son duo behind the Oscar-winning Kolya, have teamed up to adapt Zdeněk Svěrák’s autobiographical novel set during WWII. A prequel to their Oscar-nominated Elementary School, the film follows the adventures of eight-year-old Eda and his family forced to move from Prague to rural exile. Unlike his parents Eda doesn’t perceive the danger of…

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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘The White World According to Daliborek’ (Klusák, 2017)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 3 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    An absurdly funny, laceratingly smart and ultimately chilling glimpse into the tragicomic life of a down-at-heel Czech neo-Nazi. Dalibor K. lives with his social media obsessed mum, makes amateur horror films and writes angry songs posting them on YouTube. He hates his job, gypsies, Jews, refugees, gays, spiders, dentists and Angela Merkel. He also hates his life but doesn’t know how to change it. Pushing 40 he has never had a real relationship and when he finally finds a girlfriend…

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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestivak: ‘Insects’ (Švankmajer, 2018)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 3 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    An amateur drama troupe rehearse the Čapek Brothers’ The Insect Play exploring human/insect characters in the latest from surrealist director Jan Švankmajer. An amateur drama group led by a highly-strung director who also takes on the role of Mr Cricket rehearses the Čapek Brothers’ The Insect Play.  The actors’ lives intertwine with the characters; the director’s wife becomes Mrs. Cricket flirting with the young actor playing the Wasp while Larva, interested only in her knitting, is horrified by her fellow…

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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘Bear with Us’ (Pavlíček, 2018) + Q&A with director Tomáš Pavlíček and actress Ivana Chýlková

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 3 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    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. A middle aged couple (Ivana Chýlková and David Vávra) decides to sell their beloved but no longer visited weekend cottage bringing the whole reluctant family under its roof for one last time. An effortless portrayal of an often dysfunctional family with grandma trading food and insults, granddad suffering from Alzheimer’s, and…

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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘Angel of the Lord 2’ (Strach, 2016) + Workshop for children

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 4 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    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. A humorous adventure featuring inept angel Petronel and Uriah, his devil side-kick. Wanting a better job than guarding Heaven´s gate, Petronel listens to Uriah and plucks the Apple of Knowledge but lets it fall to Earth.  God’s wrath sends them into the human world to retrieve it. Arriving in the middle of St Nicholas’celebrations when…

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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘Červená’ (Sommerová, 2017)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 4 4:15 PM to 6:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    An inspiring portrait of a fascinating, indefatigable woman, the vivacious and utterly charming world-famous 92-year-old opera singer Soňa Červená. The charming and vivacious 92-year-old opera singer, Soňa Červená tells her incredible personal story reflecting 20th century European history. Having lost her father in a Nazi concentration camp and her surviving mother in a communist prison after the communist takeover, Soňa herself, now a celebrated artist, began to fear for her life. Taking advantage of an invitation to join the Berlin…

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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘Winter Flies’ (Omerzu, 2018)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 4 6:05 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    A delightfully unsentimental and joyful road movie through the Czech countryside featuring two teenage boys making a break from home in a stolen Audi. Mára, a tough-talking teen and Heduš, eccentric and permanently positive, set off on an adventure in a stolen Audi with no aim other than the desire to experience and enjoy. Driving through a winter landscape the unlikely pair, harmlessly fantasising about sexual prowess and joining the French Foreign Legion, encounter the adverse world of adults –…

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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘The Interpreter’ (Šulík, 2018) + Q&A with director Martin Šulík

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 4 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    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. Ali Ungár (Jiri Menzel), an 80-year-old-translator, travels to Vienna to look for the former SS officer responsible for his parents’ execution but finds only his son Georg (Toni Erdmann’s Peter Simonischek). Intrigued by the visit and his father´s letters from his time in Slovakia Georg hires Uli to help him trace his father’s journey. Embarking…

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