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April 2019
  • KINOTEKA 2019: CLOSING GALA – COLD WAR EXPERIENCE

    Baltic Restaurant

  • April 18 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 74 Blackfriars Road , London, SE1 8HA
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    18 APR, 20:30 BALTIC RESTAURANT ICA, Baltic Restaurant & Bar and the Polish Cultural Institute in London present the Closing Gala of the 2019 Kinoteka Polish Film Festival, featuring a screening of Cold War followed by a 1960s dinner party and live jazz concert. Following the COLD WAR screening at ICA, we invite you to immerse yourself in the chic Cold War era with our dinner party at Baltic Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy a gourmet menu of iconic Polish dishes…

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£12/£11
  • NEW EAST CINEMA: Women of the Gulag (15*) + ScreenTalk with director Marianna Yarovskaya

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • April 23 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    A collection of unique and candid interviews with women who survived the Stalin’s repression of the 1930s. Marianna Yarovskaya’s documentary tells the compelling and tragic stories of six female survivors of the Gulag. It was shortlisted for the Oscar for Best Documentary – Short Subject. While Solzhenitsyn’s Gulag Archipelago largely tells of the men caught in Stalin’s camps and special settlements for “crimes against the state”, this acclaimed film features six women, all in their eighties and nineties, who tell their stories while…

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FREE
  • Hailing the Female Gaze: A Focus on Women Directors at the Romanian Cinematheque

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • April 23 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    Tuesday 23 April 2019, 19.00 – UK Premiere A Mere Breath/ Doar o răsuflare by Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan + Stuck on Christmas / Captivi de Crăciundirected by Iulia Rugină   Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan is a producer, director and co-founder of the ‘4 Proof Film’ production company in Bucharest. Her production The Cage (directed by Adrian Sitaru) won the DAAD Short Film Award at the Berlin International Film Festival. Her work with director Adrian Sitaru continued with the feature length productions Best Intentions and…

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£12.50 /£11.50
  • White Paradise + live musical accompaniment by Tomáš Vtípil

    Barbican Cinema 1

  • April 28 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    The UK premiere of a restored box office hit from 1924 starring Anny Ondra and Karel Lamač in the role of naïve orphan Nina and escaped convict Ivan. In the snowy landscape of a desolate region, the orphan Nina (Anny Ondra) serves customers in a coaching inn, quarrelling with its owner, while Ivan (Karel Lamač), who has been jailed for embezzlement, escapes from prison to bring medicine to his dying mother. Hiding from the pursuing police in the inn’s cellar, Ivan meets…

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£12.50 (£11.50)
  • White Paradise + live musical accompaniment by Tomáš Vtípil

    Barbican Cinema 1

  • April 28 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    The UK premiere of a restored box office hit from 1924 starring Anny Ondra and Karel Lamač in the role of naïve orphan Nina and escaped convict Ivan. In the snowy landscape of a desolate region, the orphan Nina (Anny Ondra) serves customers in a coaching inn, quarrelling with its owner, while Ivan (Karel Lamač), who has been jailed for embezzlement, escapes from prison to bring medicine to his dying mother. Hiding from the pursuing police in the inn’s cellar, Ivan meets…

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May 2019
£7 + booking fee
  • Soldiering on: Czech Freedom Fighters in Great Britain 1940 -1945

    Czech Embassy Cinema

  • May 7 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Following the 1939 occupation of Czechoslovakia and French capitulation, more than 4,000 Czechoslovak soldiers arrived in Britain during the summer of 1940 to fight alongside the British. Refugee filmmakers Jiri Weiss and Karel Lamač captured the faces of fellow countrymen (including those stationed at Cholmondeley Castle and the 311 Squadron Coastal Command), as they undertook arduous duties and domestic work such as doing the laundry, peeling potatoes and exercising. With rare footage ranging from the life of a pilot and…

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FREE
  • The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov

    School of Arts, Birkbeck College

  • May 21 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD
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    WHEN: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2 PM – 5 PM WHERE: Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD London, United Kingdom Admission: FREE. Reserve your places here Askold Kurov’s documentary follows the show trial of Ukrainian film maker and activist Oleg Sentsov, arrested by the Russian secret services in 2014 for his opposition to the annexation of Crimea. Sentsov rejects the role of a scapegoat and accuses the accusers themselves. The film analyses the workings of the repressive Russian…

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