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March 2019
£12.50 / £10
  • Storyville Sundays at Frontline Club: ‘The Trial Of Ratko Mladic’ (Singer & Miller)

    Frontline Club

  • March 24 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • 13 Norfolk Pl, London, W2 1QJ
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    Storyville are back at the Frontline Club, for a series of pre-broadcast Sunday afternoon screenings. First up, they’re bringing The Trial of Ratko Mladic, accompanied by co-directors Henry Singerand Rob Miller. On November 22nd 2017, the Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Tribunal for The Former Yugoslavia in The Hague and sentenced to life in prison. Mladic was one of the most infamous figures of the Bosnian war…

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Free with registration
  • Movie Screening of Putin’s Hostages: Ukrainian Political Prisoners

    IPU Room, Palace of Westminster

  • March 12 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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  • London, SW1A 0AA
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    WHEN: 12 March @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm WHERE: IPU Room, Palace Of Westminster London, SW1A 0AA Admission: Free with registration. Register here Putin’s Hostages: Ukrainian Political Prisoners of the Kremlin is a documentary about the roughly 70 Ukrainians political prisoners incarcerated throughout Russia and occupied Crimea. These prisoners are held in conditions that threaten their health, life, and human dignity. Many of them are kept in long-term isolated confinement, with devastating effects on their mental health. They have…

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FREE but registration required
  • Film: ‘The Socrates of Prague’

    Regent St. Cinema

  • March 11 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    In 1977, in Prague, a city at the heart of Europe, the philosopher Jan Patočka became the unlikely spokesperson for Charta 77 — a proclamation signed by a number of dissidents and issued to the communist authorities that pointed out the flagrant disregard of the norms of freedom and legality by the Communist authorities in the then Czechoslovakia.   11 MARCH 2019, 6.30 PM Regent Street Cinema, 307 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B 2HW As a result of this principled…

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£9/ £7 Concessions/ £5 off peak
  • FILM: ‘Master and Tatyana’ (Zickyte, 2014)

    Curzon Bloomsbury

  • March 10 4:00 PM to March 12 8:00 PM
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  • Brunswick Centre WC1N 1AW
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    Beginning with his dramatic death jumping out of his apartment window, the latest in BERTHA DOCHOUSE’s On Photography series skillfully weaves the tale of Vitas Luckus, a larger than life photographer whose grip on the friends who adored him remains strong a quarter century after his death. A self declared “mongrel” who never needed anything but a working camera, Vitas’ evocative documentary black and white photography of East European lives – as well as his passionate, turbulent relationship with partner and…

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£11/£8/£7 for single screening
  • KINOTEKA 2019: “Panic Attack” (Maślona, 2017)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • March 5 8:30 PM to March 12 11:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    05 APR, 20:30 REGENT STREET CINEMA YEAR OF PRODUCTION: 2017 COUNTRY: POLAND What do you do when a chatty passenger sits next to you on the plane and won’t stop talking? This comedy weaves together the interrelated stories of six protagonists all experiencing a sudden onset of social anxiety. Through a combination of astutely-observed situational humour and layer after layer of agonising awkwardness, Panic Attack is a hysterically funny ride. Paweł Maślona’s debut was nominated for awards at the Karlovy…

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February 2019
£5.85
  • Ophelia’s Last Supper – exploring embodiment in film & performance

    Candid Arts Trust

  • February 22 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 3 Torrens Street, London, EC1V 1NQ
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    Ophelia’s Last Supper – exploring embodiment in film & performance An evening exploring themes of female embodiment, the effects of sensual and sensory immersion, while testing the loose boundaries between inside and outside, through film and performance. Curated by Tereza Stehlikova, and featuring Amy Neilson Smith, William Summers, Tereza Kamenicka and Nuala Clooney. 22 FEBRUARY 2019, 6.30 PM Candid Arts Trust, 3 Torrens Street, London EC1V 1NQ PROGRAMME includes: A PREMIERE of a short film Ophelia’s Last Supper, 2018 by Tereza Stehlíková…

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£8.50/ £7
  • Central Bus Station + Q&A with director Tomáš Elšík

    Rio Cinema

  • February 16 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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  • 107 Kingsland High St. E8 2PB
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    Most Israelis pass through the central bus station in south Tel Aviv as fast as they can. It is dirty and decaying, its maze of corridors a haven for drug addicts. The story of an ambitious vision and a flawed realisation is the focus of this award-winning documentary by Czech director Tomáš Elšík. 16 FEBRUARY 2019, 3.30 PM RIO CINEMA, 107 KINGSLAND HIGH ST, LONDON E8 2PB When architect Ram Karmi began work on the design in 1967, it was to…

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Free but booking required
  • The Academy of St Martin in the Fields Strike a Chord in Belgravia

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • February 7 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    We are delighted to partner with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, one of the most prestigious chamber orchestras worldwide, for a special event that opens our 2019 Enescu Concerts Series. The evening features violinist Martin Burgess, violist Fiona Bonds and cellist Will Schofield, who will be presenting an attractive selection of famous and lesser-known works by Enescu, Beethoven, Schubert and Dohnányi. The live performance will be preceded by an exclusive screening of excerpts from the Academy’s 2017…

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£9/ £7
  • The Distant Barking of Dogs: award winning documentary

    Curzon Bloomsbury

  • February 7 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • Brunswick Centre WC1N 1AW
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    WHEN: Friday 1 February, 20:30 and Thursday 7 February, 16:30 WHERE: The Bertha DocHouse Screen, Curzon Bloomsbury, The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW Admission: Regular PEAK £9 (£7 CONCESSIONS) / OFF PEAK £5. Book here Dir: Simon Lereng Wilmot Denmark / Sweden / Finland / 2017 / 91mins Since armed conflict broke out in Ukraine in 2014, the small village of Hnutove has suffered the brunt of it. Ten-year-old Oleg and his grandmother have remained, while many have fled. They take…

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£9/£7
  • The Distant Barking of Dogs: award winning documentary

    Curzon Bloomsbury

  • February 1 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Brunswick Centre WC1N 1AW
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    WHEN: Friday 1 February, 20:30 and Thursday 7 February, 16:30 WHERE: The Bertha DocHouse Screen, Curzon Bloomsbury, The Brunswick, London, WC1N 1AW Admission: Regular PEAK £9 (£7 CONCESSIONS) / OFF PEAK £5. Book here Dir: Simon Lereng Wilmot Denmark / Sweden / Finland / 2017 / 91mins Since armed conflict broke out in Ukraine in 2014, the small village of Hnutove has suffered the brunt of it. Ten-year-old Oleg and his grandmother have remained, while many have fled. They take…

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January 2019
£15/£12
  • Pilecki – film screening at JW3

    JW3

  • January 26 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 341-351 Finchley Road, , London, NW3 6ET
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    With Professors Mary Fulbrook and Antony Polonsky 26 January 2019, 8pm JW3 341-351 Finchley Road London NW3 6ET BOOK NOW RELATED EVENT Tuesday 29 January 2019, 9:30am-5:30pm Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared Conference to launch POLIN: Studies in Polish Jewry: Vol 31 Embassy of the Republic of Poland, London Witold Pilecki volunteered to go into Auschwitz so he could learn about conditions there. On his escape he passed the information to the Western democracies. We will show the film…

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£7 + booking fee
  • ‘Jan Palach’ (Sedláček, 2018) + Q&A with director Robert Sedláček

    Czech Embassy Cinema

  • January 17 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    On 16 January 1969, the Prague philosophy student Jan Palach set himself on fire in Wenceslas Square to protest against the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. He died three days later. He was 21 years old.   Was his act an epilogue or highlight of “Golden Sixties”? A film story about innocence, naivety, loss of illusions and fatal decision. Using available sources director Robert Sedláček reconstructs the final months of Jan Palach´s life describing his path from an affectionate son, a devoted friend,…

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£7 + booking fee
  • ‘Jan Palach’ + Q&A with director Robert Sedláček

    Czech Embassy Cinema

  • January 17 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    On 16 January 1969, the Prague philosophy student Jan Palach set himself on fire in Wenceslas Square to protest against the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. He died three days later. He was 21 years old. Was his act an epilogue or a highlight of the “Golden Sixties”? A film about innocence, naivety, loss of illusions and a fatal decision. Using available sources director Robert Sedláček reconstructs the final months of Jan Palach´s life describing his path from affectionate son, devoted friend, sensitive…

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FREE
  • Film: ‘The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov’

    Bloomsbury Theatre

  • January 14 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 15 Gordon Street WC1H OAH
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    WHEN: January 14, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM WHERE: Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, WC1H 0AH London, United Kingdom Admission: Free with registration. Register here Director Askold Kurov’s film follows the trial of the Ukrainian filmmaker, writer and activist Oleg Sentsov, who was arrested by Russian secret services in 2014. Sentsov opposed Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and his arrest – on flimsy charges of terrorism – is widely seen as politically motivated. film lays bare the absurdity of…

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2018December 2018
£10.50
  • Bridges of Time + Q&A

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • 12/12/2018 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, 2018 dirs. Kristīne Briede, Audrius Stonys “At the beginning of the 1960s, when the French pioneers of cinéma vérité set out to achieve a new realism, and when direct cinema in Québec began to vie for notice, the Baltics witnessed the birth of a generation of documentarists who favoured a more romantic view of the world around them. This meditative documentary essay – from a Latvian writer and Lithuanian director whose composed touch has long dovetailed with the stylistically…

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£10.50
  • ‘Bridges of Time’ (Briede & Stonys, 2018) + Q&A

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • 12/12/2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    “At the beginning of the 1960s, when the French pioneers of cinéma vérité set out to achieve a new realism, and when direct cinema in Québec began to vie for notice, the Baltics witnessed the birth of a generation of documentarists who favoured a more romantic view of the world around them. This meditative documentary essay – from a Latvian writer and Lithuanian director whose composed touch has long dovetailed with the stylistically diverse works of the Baltic New Wave…

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£14..10
  • ‘Three Wishes for Cinderella’ (Vorlíček, 1973)

    Gate Cinema

  • 09/12/2018 2:15 PM to 4:00 PM
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  • 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ
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    This charming and colourful version of the Cinderella story contains all the expected ingredients – and a whole load more besides. Long before the belated absorption of feminism into Hollywood’s modern fairy tale adaptations brought a new generation of feisty young women to cinema screens, Three Wishes For Cinderella imagined a smart and sassy heroine. Despite her grim family circumstances, Popelka (Šafránková) has no intention of falling into the arms of her princely suitor (Trávníček) before putting him through his…

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Box Office 020 8232 1010 (open 1-9pm)
  • ‘Mug’ (Szumowska) in UK cinemas

    Watermans Cinema

  • 07/12/2018 8:00 PM to 13/12/2018 5:00 PM
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  • 40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 0DS
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    A 2018 must-see Fri 7 – Thu 13 December 2018 (excl. Sun) Watermans Cinema 40 High Street Brentford TW8 0DS Box Office 020 8232 1010 (open 1-9pm) Mug dir. Małgorzata Szumowska Jacek loves heavy metal, his girlfriend and his dog. His family, his small hometown, his fellow parishioners all see him as an amusing freak. Jacek works at the construction site of what it is supposed to become the tallest statue of Jesus in the world. When a severe accident…

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£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)
  • London Migration Film Festival: Polish double-bill

    Deptford Cinema

  • 02/12/2018 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • 39 Deptford Broadway SE8 4PQ
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    The Personal is Political: How Polish women negotiate the price of migration + Q&A 2 December 2018, 2.30pm Deptford Cinema 39 Deptford Broadway SE8 4PQ London BOOK NOW The Personal is Political: How Polish women negotiate the price of migration + Q&A This double bill of films offers two observational documentaries exploring the everyday struggles of two Polish women in London. Violetta lives in a shared house in Plumstead with her adopted friends, lovers and family. Ordinary life is seen…

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November 2018
£7 + booking fee
  • From You to Me: Four Generations of Women

    The Czech Embassy

  • 30/11/2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Artist Tereza Stehlíková presents a selection of her short films and together with Dr Claire Pajaczkowska discusses the reality and myths surrounding the mother-daughter relationship, the power of tradition, and feminist psychoanalysis. Part of Stehliková’s time-based project exploring the unique and often complex interconnections between four generations of women within her  family, each film stages a small family ritual, sometimes combined with  documentary style dialogue, exploring the bonds between the women while also touching on the hidden issues and concerns…

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£7 + booking fee
  • The Velvet Revolution + discussion with Pavel Seifter and Jiří Přibáň

    The Czech Embassy

  • 22/11/2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    A testimony to the heady days following the 17 November 1989, this edited footage of interviews and news journals successfully evokes the atmosphere of the 30 days which paved the way to democracy in Czechoslovakia. Casting students and former dissidents led by Vaclav Havel in the main roles it chronicles the Velvet Revolution, when riot police crushed a peaceful student rally in Prague and the subsequent protests that ended the Communist era in Czechoslovakia. Edited within ten days at the…

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£15 + booking fee
  • The Prince and the Dybbuk at UK Jewish Film Festival

    The Phoenix

  • 17/11/2018 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 37 Cavendish Square W1G 0PP
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    Screening and Q&A with a Director 17 November 2018, 6.15pm UK Jewish Film Festival Phoenix Cinema 52 High Road London N2 9PJ BOOK NOW The Prince and the Dybbuk dir. Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosołowski, Germany/Poland, 2017, 82 min Elwira Niewiera is a filmmaker, living and working in Berlin. Her last feature documentary Domino Effect was shown at more than 50 international festivals and won many awards, including the Golden Horn Award for Best Film at the Krakow Film Festival. The…

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FREE
  • Cyborgs. Heroes Never Die: film screening and Q&A with director

    Vue Cinema London - Shepherds Bush

  • 16/11/2018 5:45 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • West 12 Shopping Centre, London, W12 8PP
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    WHEN: Friday, 16 November 2018, 17:45 WHERE: Vue Cinema London – Shepherds Bush, West 12 Shopping Centre, Shepherd’s Bush Green, London W12 8PP Admission: FREE with registration. Book your free ticket here Ukrainian film «Cyborgs. Heroes Never Die» is about the most tragic episodes of Ukrainian struggle against Russian aggression. At night of May 26, 2014, Russian-backed militants started the offensive on the Donetsk International Airport. Battle out of hell for the Donetsk airport lasted 242 days. Ukrainian defenders of Donetsk airport became known as «cyborgs». Between…

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£5
  • Invisible Battalion: Screening and Q&A at Ukrainian Cultural Centre

    Ukrainian Cultural Centre

  • 10/11/2018 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 154 Holland Park Avenue
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    WHEN:  Sat, November 10, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM WHERE: The Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 154 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 4UH Admission: £5 (+booking fee). Book here A film screening followed by Q&A with film producer & protagonists hosted by British-Ukrainian Aid Invisible Battalion is the first full-length Ukrainian documentary about women at war produced and filmed by women. Three film directors – Iryna Tsilyk, Svitlana Lischynska and Alina Horlova –give a voice to ten thousand women in the combatant units of…

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£7 + booking fee
  • ‘The Limits of Work’ (Rychlíková, 2017)

    The Czech Embassy

  • 08/11/2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    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 sorting facility. Her experience formed the basis of a very personal series of reports about people doing invisible jobs under shocking conditions, published on the A2larm.cz website. Apolena Rychlíková has turned these articles into a documentary film consisting of scenes shot at Uhlová’s home and of video…

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£12.50 (£10 con)
  • Invisible Battalion: Film screening and Q&A

    Frontline Club

  • 07/11/2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 13 Norfolk Pl, London, W2 1QJ
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    WHEN: Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 7pm WHERE: Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ Admission: £12.50 (£10 con). Book here Run Time: 1 hr 29 mins Invisible Battalion consists of six stories of servicewomen told by three Ukrainian film directors: Iryna Tsilyk, Svitlana Lischynska and Alina Gorlova. The film’s protagonists are different by their life experience, age, military and civil professions, but all of them united by this war.  In 2016 a sociological survey on the war revealed a number of problems: Ukrainian…

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

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 04/11/2018 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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£12 (£7)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE Filmfestival: ‘Winter Flies’ (Omerzu, 2018)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 04/11/2018 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: ‘Červená’ (Sommerová, 2017)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 04/11/2018 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: ‘Angel of the Lord 2’ (Strach, 2016) + Workshop for children

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 04/11/2018 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: ‘Bear with Us’ (Pavlíček, 2018) + Q&A with director Tomáš Pavlíček and actress Ivana Chýlková

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 03/11/2018 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 Filmfestivak: ‘Insects’ (Švankmajer, 2018)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 03/11/2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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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: ‘The White World According to Daliborek’ (Klusák, 2017)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 03/11/2018 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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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 Filmfestival: ‘Barefoot’ (Svěrák, 2017)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 02/11/2018 8:20 PM to 10:00 PM
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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: ‘President Blaník’ (Najbrt, 2018)

    Regent St. Cinema

  • 02/11/2018 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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October 2018
£10.50 (concessions available)
  • NEW EAST FILM SEASON: Would You Look at Her; How Does the New East Look at Its Women.

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • 31/10/2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    Coming directly from this year’s festival circuit, New East Cinema’s selection of shorts tracks the ways in which women’s lives are affected by Eastern state ideologies. In the 20th century, Communism claimed that it had ‘solved the feminist problem’. In theory, all people were equal, and women, as men, were seen as tools of labour to serve the Party. But in the Soviet society, women remained just as marginalised – only that now they were expected to provide labour along with their patriarchal roles…

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£7 + booking fee
  • From You to Me: Four Generations of Women

    The Czech Embassy

  • 30/10/2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Artist Tereza Stehlíková presents a selection of her short films and together with Dr Claire Pajaczkowska discusses the reality and myths surrounding the mother-daughter relationship, the power of tradition, and feminist psychoanalysis. Part of Stehliková’s time-based project exploring the unique and often complex interconnections between four generations of women within her  family, each film stages a small family ritual, sometimes combined with  documentary style dialogue, exploring the bonds between the women while also touching on the hidden issues and concerns…

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£12.50
  • St. Wenceslas (Kolár, 1929) + live musical accompaniment by Cappella Mariana

    Barbican Centre

  • 28/10/2018 3:30 AM to 5:30 PM
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  • A landmark in Czech cinema, this historical epic is the only film to attempt to reveal the life of the country’s patron saint. A milestone in Czech cinema history, this silent epic was the most expensive Czech film to date, with the largest set constructed in Europe to accommodate an all-star cast of over a hundred, together with 1,000 extras for the lavish battle scenes. Its team of cinematographers included Jan Stallich (Ecstasy) and Otto Heller, who later worked with Max Ophuls and Laurence Olivier, as…

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£18 – £25
  • South Social Meets Poland

    Theatre Peckham

  • 20/10/2018 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 221 Havil Street, London, SE5 7SD
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    Film and food event in Peckham 20 October 2018, 6pm Theatre Peckham 221 Havil Street SE5 7SD London BOOK NOW SOUTH SOCIAL MEETS POLAND is a tribute to Poland and to its most promising director, Pawel Pawlikowski. IDA is a film that will blow your mind, so charged with history, secrets, love and violence.
In this beautifully directed film, Pawlikowski returns to his native Poland for the first time in his career to confront some of the more contentious issues in…

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£10.00 - £14.30
  • Donbass: New film by Sergei Loznitsa at BFI Film Festival

    Cine Lumiere

  • 17/10/2018 8:40 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 17 Queensberry Pl SW7 2DT
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    October 17 @ 8:40 pm – 10:30 pm WHEN: Wednesday 17 October 2018 20:40, Cine Lumiere Friday 19 October 2018 20:45, Vue Leicester Sq, Screen 6 Admission: On sale from 13-09-2018 10:00 am. Book here Dir-Scr Sergei LoznitsaProd Heino DeckertWith Tamara Yatsenko, Liudmila Smorodina, Olesya ZhurakovskayaGermany-Ukraine-France-Netherlands-Romania2018121minSales Pyramide InternationalSubtitles Peter Hames: Constructed from 13 episodes, Loznitsa’s engrossing drama provides a unique take on one of the most disturbing and threatening of contemporary conflicts. After watching amateur videos posted on the internet, Loznitsa…

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