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August 2018
Blu-Ray RRP: £19.99 / DVD RRP: £12.99
  • Black Peter (Černý Petr) on Blu-ray & DVD

  • August 9 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • Presented from a brand new 4K restoration of the film, Second Run presents the stunning debut feature film of the late, great Czech filmmaker Miloš Forman (A Blonde in Love, The Fireman’s Ball, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Amadeus). Black Peter is a wonderfully wry and provocative comedy about a young man growing up in the eastern bloc during the early 60s. This early masterpiece of the emerging Czech New Wave brought to the screen something that Czechoslovak filmgoers…

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July 2018
£13.70 (£10.70)
  • Film: ‘Cold War’ + Q&A with Paweł Pawlikowski

    Gate Cinema

  • July 31 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ
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    Cold War, dir. Paweł Pawlikowski, Poland 2018, 85 min 31 July, 8.30pm Gate Picturehouse 87 Notting Hill Gate London W11 3JZ BOOK NOW Gate Picturehouse presents a one-off evening with film director Paweł Pawlikowski and a screening of Cold War, the film which won him the Best Director prize at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. It is a film that plumbs the depths of love and paranoia in Poland of the late 40s as it sinks under the dark grip…

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£8 (£6)
  • All That Remains: new play by Molodyi Teatr London

    Camden People’s Theatre

  • July 30 7:15 PM to August 5 7:00 PM
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  • 58-60 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY
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    WHEN: Monday, 30 July at 7:15pm and Sunday 5 August at 7:00 pm. WHERE: Camden People’s Theatre (part of the Camden Fringe). 58-60 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PY Admission: £8 (£6). Tickets will be on sale soon here All That Remains is a moving reflection on loss and memory. Set in the context of the ongoing war in Ukraine, the show uses documentary theatre, music and poetic storytelling to explore what remains when someone dies in armed conflict. Based entirely on real stories, the show weaves the voices…

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FREE
  • Exhibition: Antoni Malinowski’s ‘Light Triggered’

    Ragged School Museum

  • July 17 10:00 AM to August 4 6:00 PM
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  • 46-50 Copperfield Road, London, E3 4RR
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    Observing the daily performance of light Until 4 August Ragged School Museum 46-50 Copperfield Road London E3 4RR FREE Antoni Malinowski is an artist who works with pigment, light, movement and time, investigating the dynamic relationship that exists between pictorial and architectural spaces. After studying painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and furthering his studies at the Chelsea Collage of Art, Malinowski has established and based his practice in London. Since his first wall drawing installations in the…

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£10
  • An Evening of Classical Songs at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre

    Ukrainian Cultural Centre

  • July 15 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 154 Holland Park Avenue
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    WHEN: Sunday, July 15 at 7 PM – 8 PM WHERE: 154 Holland Park Avenue, W11 4UH London, United Kingdom Admission: A minimum donation of £10 per person would be welcome for this worthy cause. Charity concert in aid of Ukrainian soldiers and displaced persons from Russian-occupied Crimea and Donbas in Ukraine.

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£9
  • Polish young talent at Southbank Centre: Karol Nepelski among the young composers debuting on Queen Elizabeth Hall stage

    Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall

  • July 9 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • Belvedere Road, London, SE18XX
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    9 July, 7.30pm Queen Elizabeth Hall Southbank Centre Belvedere Road London SE1 8XX BOOK NOW  The London Philharmonic Orchestra brings together some of the UK’s most talented young musicians and composers for an evening exploring the common thread of Gregorian chant through a thousand years of music. read less World premieres of new orchestral works from the LPO’s Young Composers, each based on a different chant melody, are woven into a programme that delves into the history of Gregorian chant…

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£20
  • Summer Gala Concert of Ukrainian and Greek Music, Poetry and Art, 7-07-2018

    Ukrainian Cathedral Hall

  • July 7 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 21 Binney St. W1K 5BQ
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    WHEN: Saturday 7th July 2018 at 7.30PM WHERE: Ukrainian Cathedral Hall, 21A Binney Street, Mayfair, London W1K 5BQ Suggested donation: from £20, (Children under 13 free), including reception after the concert with canapés and wine Tickets may be reserved by email: allasirenkoconcerts@gmail.com or text: 07736735270 Tickets may be collected at the door before the concert Summer Gala Concert of Ukrainian and Greek Music, Poetry and Art. With a special Honourable Guest Criton Tomazos. Featuring: Elena Xanthoudakis – Soprano, Orfeas String Quartet,…

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£5.98 – £9.21
  • Ivana Kupala Summer Celebration 2018

    Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve

  • July 7 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Middleton Street, London, E2 9RR
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    Join us at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve for the second year of Ivana Kupala summer celebration – based on the traditional Ukrainian folk midsummer celebration. The evening will include musical performances, fire, Ukrainian food, crown making, a herbal tea ceremony, moth calling, art installations, morning dew exchange and fern flower search. This event is family friendly & open to everyone! Collaborators: Phytology leads a research project at the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve aimed at exploring the use, value and…

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  • Community workshop: Joanna Rajkowska’s Chariot at Art Night 2018

    R.O.S.E Clubroom

  • July 7 6:00 PM
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  • Ascalon Street, London, SW8 4DL
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    Joanna Rajkowska’s performative and participatory project Chariot invites the local community in Nine Elms to engage with, and respond to, the “multicultural vehicle” of the artist’s hand-crafted chariot — a vehicle whose long history transcends national borders and local dialects. Inscribed on either side of the vehicle are the words estrangement.’ Words that differ by a one single diacritic mark. The project welcomes the’ غربة chariot’, and’ عربة local population of the estate to express their feelings and opinions instigated…

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£10
  • Old Joe’s Fish and Chill

    King's Head Theatre

  • July 7 3:30 PM to July 8 3:30 PM
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  • 115 Upper St. N1 1QN
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    RADA graduate company Be•wilder Theatre presents ‘Old Joe’s Fish ‘n’ Chill’. Following sell out runs at RADA and Bloomsbury Festival, Old Joe’ s returns for a strictly limited run. In a time when borders did not exist, visitors would queue up in front of the club for its famous fish & chips and colourful dance-floor. Everyone was a foreigner and everyone felt at home. Until the incident. After surviving a terrorist attack, Old Joe’s remains the last place where people…

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FREE
  • Exhibition: The Shape Left by the Body

    The Sunday Painter

  • July 6 10:00 AM to August 4 5:00 PM
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  • 117-119 South Lambeth Road SW8 1XA
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    The exhibition at the Sunday Painter presents the work of one of the most famous Polish artists – Alina Szapocznikow and Piotr Łakomy, but also Alisa Baremboym, Alice Channer and Gillian Lowndes. Their works investigate the body and its various representations as bodies of space, bodies in contact, bodies defying gravity and a form of boundary, which artists hope to overcome, It is primarly about the touch, everything physical, sensorial and corporeal, and it compares and correlate two Polish giants,…

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£50 – £90
  • Ivana Kupala with Ukraine Charity: The Great Gatsby party on the Thames, 4-07-2018

    MV Wyndham

  • July 4 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London, EC3N 4DT
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    WHEN: 4 July, 19:00 – 22:00 WHERE: MV Wyndham, Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT Admission: £50 – £90 book here Enjoy an unforgettable evening on the Thames and support a worthy cause! Ukraine Charity is hosting its annual Ivana Kupala gala on the elegant MV Wyndham for an evening cruise on the river. The boat has recently hosted celebrities such as the Rolling Stonesand is an ideal venue for our party! The theme this year is “The Great Gatsby” or the Roaring American Twenties, and we…

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FREE but booking essential
  • The Folkloric Inspiration: A Musical Experience

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • July 3 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    As part of our special programme dedicated to the Romanian Centenary (1918-2018), we conclude the first half of our 2018 musical programme with an exploration of Romanian folklore as the most important source of inspiration in the Romanian classical music tradition. Folk singer Ioana Maria Ardeleanand tenor Daniel Magdal accompanied by pianists Diana Spânu and Aurel Mustăţea exemplify this crucial connection with a  programme of traditional songs and related works by George Enescu, Tiberiu Brediceanu and Achim Stoia, many of…

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June 2018
TBC
  • Concert: Groove Razors (Reactivation)

    Polish Jazz Cafe, POSK

  • June 30 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 238-246 Kings St , London, W6 ORF
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    Groove Razors is a fusion quintet founded in London by Polish pianist Tomasz Zyrmont and British drummer Laurie Lowe and featuring some of the finest Jazz musicians in the London jazz scene. Since its inception in 2009, the band has earned a strong following with their spontaneous interplay, limitless energy and unparalleled virtuosity attracting coverage from many radio stations and promoters. Groove Razors performed at the London Jazz Festival, East European Jazz Festival, Jazz FM’s Discovery Show, Yamaha Music Live,…

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£20/£15
  • Tadashi Imai piano recital at POSK Theatre

    Polish Jazz Cafe, POSK

  • June 30 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 238-246 Kings St , London, W6 ORF
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    Ogiński, Chopin, Szymanowski and Paderewski! What a treat! Tadashi Imai is going to perform and present the works of the most famous Polish composers such as Chopin, Paderewski, Szymanowski and Ogiński at the concert celebrating 100th anniversary of regaining Poland’s independence. The event is taking place at Polish Social and Cultural Association in London and it is organized in aid of Piłsudski Institute of London. The program of the recital will be as follows: Ogiński: Polonaise “Pożegnanie Ojczyzny” (Farewell to…

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  • Masca Theatre Company Tours the UK for the Romanian Centenary

  • June 30 2:00 PM to July 22 2:30 PM
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  • Masca, the renowned pantomime company from Bucharest, is taking to the UK for an extensive tour as part of our anniversary programme, celebrating 100 years since the unification of all Romanian provinces. The centrepiece of their performances is a new stunning performance, entitled ‘Us’, which tells the story of the Great Union through characters taken from popular culture. The tour also features shows based on the company’s trademark “living statues”. Founded and managed by legendary actor-director Mihai Mălaimare, Masca is…

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  • 2018 BCSA International Writing Competition

  • June 30 12:00 PM
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  • The 2018 BCSA writing competition is now open. Anniversary – this year is of course the centenary of the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918, but there are many other anniversaries to choose from in the history of the Slovak and Czech peoples: 1618, 1848, 1938, 1948 and 1968. (1989 was a year out!) You may know of others. So ‘Anniversary’ is the suggested theme in the 2018 BCSA writing competition. That could win you our increased first prize of £400…

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  • Call for Applications: Modern Poetry in Translation

  • June 29 8:00 AM to August 10 5:00 PM
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  • Autumn 2018’s issue of Modern Poetry in Translation will have a Hungarian focus To mark the 20th anniversary of co-founder Ted Hughes’ death the Modern Poetry in Translation have decided to fulfil his plan for a Hungarian issue, honouring his engagement with poets such as János Pilinszky and Ferenc Juhász. The MPT would love to read new translations of Hungarian poetry, both classic and contemporary. Deadline for submitting to the Hungarian focus: August 10th 2018 General submissions are also accepted…

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  • Screening + Q&A: ’13 Shades Of Romanian ‘ (Teglas & Teglas, 2015)

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • June 28 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    13 Shades of Romanian is a 3 episode documentary portraying the experience of 13 Romanians living in Britain. Constructed through their eyes, and brought to you by a group of Romanian filmmakers in London, together with travel journalist Richard Green, the film reveals the stories of migrants coming to terms with British culture. Watch the trailer here. Episode one (starting at 18.00 sharp) introduces us to a chef, a scientist, a businessman and Anton, a grandfather figure passing on his…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Little Vera’ (1988) by Vasili Pichul

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 27 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Famous for being the first Soviet film to show frontal nudity, Little Vera, played by Natalya Negoda, is a small-town girl trapped in the soul-deadening environment of a provincial port town. A chance meeting with handsome student Sergei makes her claim she is pregnant. He obligingly marries her and moves in with her dysfunctional family. Violence ensues when Natalya’s drunken father stabs Sergei.  Persuaded to lie about the incident by her mother and coming to realise her genuine love for…

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£10.50 (8.40)
  • Screening: ‘It’s Not the Time of My Life’ (Hajdu, 2016) + ScreenTalk with Szabolcs Hajdu

    Barbican Cinema 2

  • June 27 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    Drawing on the work of Cassavetes and Bergman, this Hungarian film follows two branches of one family, whose tensions and differences are exposed when they are forced to live together. Eszter, her husband Farkas, and their five-year-old son Bruno are paid an unexpected visit in the middle of the night. Eszter’s sister Ernella, her husband Albert and daughter Laura have returned from a year spent in Scotland where, contrary to expectations, they weren’t able to settle down. It soon becomes clear that…

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free but registration essential
  • The Romanian Cinematheque Takes You ‘One Step Behind the Seraphim’

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • June 26 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    ‘One Step Behind the Seraphim’, Daniel Sandu’s feature debut, has its UK premiere at the Romanian Cinematheque. The intensity of the performances, with a towering performance by Romanian New Wave star Vlad Ivanov, the documentary-like realism and the controversial subject make the film one of the most striking Romanian productions in years. After the screening, join us for a Q&A session with Daniel Sandu, the film’s director and film critic Edward Lawrenson.   This 90s coming-of-age story tells the experience…

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Free with RSVP to secretariat@bula.org.uk
  • The rule of law in Ukraine. Talk by Robert Brinkley

    Herbert Smith Freehills

  • June 26 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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  • Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EG
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    British Ukrainian Law Association(BULA), Ukrainian Institute Londonand Herbert Smith Freehills are inviting to the talk by Robert Brinkley, CMG, UK Ambassador toUkraine (2004-2008), Chairman of UkrainianInstitute London. The talk will be followed by drinks reception. Speaker Profile: Robert Brinkley CMG Chairman, Chatham House Ukraine Forum Steering Committee British Ambassador to Ukraine (2002-2006) Robert Brinkley chairs the steering committee of the Chatham House Ukraine Forum.  He is a senator (member of the governing body) of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv and chairman of the Ukrainian…

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FREE but registration essential
  • The Vagabond and the Princess: Patrick Leigh Fermor in Romania by Alan Ogden

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • June 26 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    Join celebrated author Alan Ogden for an evening of anecdotes, humour and epic storytelling as he shares new insights about the legendary Paddy Leigh Fermor and his travels in Romania. Starting with the ‘great trudge’ on foot through Romania in 1934 and ending in 1990 with his assignment for The Daily Telegraph following the fall of Ceausescu, The Vagabond and the Princess: Patrick Leigh Fermor in Romania unravels the tapestry of fact and fiction woven by Paddy and reveals in detail the touching story of the…

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Free before 8pm, £5 after
  • Doctor Victor / DJ Special Terry at the Magic Garden

    Magic Pub

  • June 22 9:00 PM to June 23 2:00 AM
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  • 231 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 4LG
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    No effects, no guitar pedals and so on. This is DOCTOR VICTOR! The band released their debut album “1st PRESCRIPTION” on 21st of March 2016. 2 months later they were chosen by ACDC as their support-band for a Prague show! In 2017, after touring in the UK, DOCTOR VICTOR recorded solo album of Dan McCafferty, lead singer of NAZARETH. New single StandUP got successfully into TOP6 Eurovision Czech national finals in 2018, 50 radio stations in Italy and appeared in…

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FREE
  • EQUIA- Projection and Dance Performance

    Bulgarian Cultural Institute

  • June 22 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM
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  • 188 Queen's Gate, London, SW75HL
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    22nd of June will be a night of visual experiences. Doors will open at 8:30 pm, when everyone can grab a drink. The evening will start with a performance from Dance Theater Company Movement Deco’, presenting the piece “Can you see me?”. The act will be followed by the lead performance- EQUIA. Before and after the show audience can enjoy our exhibition, revealing more about the design work and concepts behind EQUIA. Bring your good mood and let’s have a…

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Open to all, free admission
  • Exploitation, Socialist Style: Western Distribution of Czechoslovak New Wave Cinema

    Courtauld Institute of Art

  • June 22 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • Somerset House, Strand, WC2R 0RN
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    ‘Czechoslovakia’s 1960s New Wave in cinema is known for its humanism, its sly subversion of communist authority, and the high international recognition it received in the form of critical raves, festival success and Oscar wins. This talk wishes to tell the less well-known, in many ways less ‘wholesome’ story of the international distribution of the New Wave, focusing specifically on the intervention by Italian producers Carlo Ponti and Moris Ergas into Czechoslovak cinema from the mid- to late 1960s. Examining…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘The Needle’ (1988) by Rashid Nugmanov

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 20 7:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    Winner of the Un Certain Regard prize in Cannes, part Pulp Fiction, part Betty Blue, Naugmanov’s film charts the attempt of enigmatic drifter, Moro, who returns to Almaty to get his ex-girlfriend off heroin. The couple escape to the Aral Sea but find that the sea has all but disappeared. When they return to the city, the mafia are waiting for them. Boasting brilliant and dangerous performances from Soviet rock stars, Viktor Tsoi as Moro and Peter Mamonov of Zvuki…

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FREE
  • JEWISH BULGARIA EXHIBITION COMES TO THE UK

    Bulgarian Cultural Institute

  • June 20 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 188 Queen's Gate, London, SW75HL
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    When? Opening at 7pm on 20 June 2018 Where? Bulgarian Cultural Institute, 188 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5HL Free registration for the event HERE Bulgaria, one of Europe’s least known lands, famously did not deport about 48,000 Jews during the Second World War. In 1943, before it had emerged that Nazi Germany would be losing the war, the Kingdom of Bulgaria, a German satellite, failed to do what was expected of it – despite all the plans, the array of…

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FREE
  • The Power of Sympathy: The Photography of Dagmar Hochová

    12 Star Gallery, Europe House

  • June 20 10:00 AM to June 29 6:00 PM
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  • 32 Smith Square, , London, SW1P 3EU
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    Life in Czechoslovakia during the communist regime in the humanist photography of Dagmar Hochová. The first UK exhibition of the work of leading Czech photographer Dagmar Hochová (1926 – 2012) known for her humanist and documentary approach. Hochová’s powerful black and white images of ordinary people from 1960s to 1980s are complemented by unique images documenting the crucial events of recent Czech history, including the 1968 Prague Spring and the 1989 Velvet Revolution, building a complex picture of life in…

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£20 on doors
  • Artur Haftman piano recital and special CD launch

    Ognisko Polskie

  • June 19 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    Ognisko Polskie is holding the piano recital with CD launch by Artur Haftman, young Polish pianist, who is currently studying for a Master of Performance at Royal College of Music in London with Professor Dmitri Alexeev. He is the recipient of  the Kenneth and Violet Scott Award and he is also supported by Brake Calleja Trust and Talent Unlimited. Haftman is going to perform the works by Chopin, Szymanowski and Paderecki with his special CD launch, celebrating the centenary of…

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£9 (£7)
  • The Confession + discussion with Petr Blažek and Ivan Margolius

    Institut français du Royaume-Uni

  • June 17 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • 17 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2DT
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    A harrowing true story from the era of Soviet bloc show trials by the master of the political thriller, Oscar winning director Costa-Gavras. Yves Montand gives an heartrending performance as a government minister, a war veteran and a loyal party man, who finds himself suddenly under surveillance and then under arrest in 1950s communist Czechoslovakia. Interrogated and tortured he has no idea what his offence is but he has to confess anyway implicating himself while his wife (Simone Signoret), struggling…

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£63.47
  • Crepe paper workshops with artist Anna Rulecka

    Bridget Riley Studios

  • June 16 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • 43 Dace Road, London, E3 2NG
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    Unique opportunity to join crepe paper workshops run by an artist Anna Rulecka, who will visit London in May to run two workshops. Based in Poland, she revives a forgotten art of paper flowers making -“bibułkarstwo” through her contemporary version of rites related to slavic wedding like “rozgowiny” (rozga making workshop) and “wienczyny” (wreath making workshop). Her main interest in artistic practice is to enter into dialogue with Slavic roots, rites of passages and symbolic moments. Join her “wianek” (paper…

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  • Foriner – monodram directed by Igor Hiszczyński

    Antenna Studios at Crystal Palace

  • June 15 8:00 PM to June 16 8:00 PM
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  • Haynes Lane, London, SE19 3AN
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    Foriner, written, directed and performed by Igor Hiszczyński presents a story about his childhood, growing up and solitude of living in a foreign city. Coming from Kluczbork, he experienced a cultural shock, comparing his small home town with bright lights and fast live in a monstrous capital city of the UK. Hiszczyński works at the Grotowski Institute in Wrocław with his international theatre group, Nucleus Studio. He is doing Master degree in Acting at the University of East London. Foriner…

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The event is free but registration in advance is required on bookings@hungary.org.uk.
  • Visual representations of Roma people: moving beyond stereotypes

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • June 14 7:00 PM
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  • Photographic exhibition, talk and workshop led by John Oates (The Open University) and Annabel Tremlett (University of Portsmouth). In the absence of direct contact, understandings of diversity are typically mediated through positioned narratives and evocative imagery produced by journalists and commentators. To be able to counter negative uses of imagery it is important to examine the dynamic process in which attitudes are molded and solidified by different types of portrayal. A closer examination of images from everyday lives, including self-representations,…

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FREE
  • All the Rivers That Flow Through Me: New Works by Míla Fürstová

    Eames Fine Art

  • June 14 6:00 PM to July 8 6:00 PM
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  • 58 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UD
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    Míla Fürstová’s intricately spiritual works explore intimate portrayals of the human soul, expressed through various artistic media. Her practice is complex and varied, including the use of mirrors and paper cut outs—often combining several processes in one piece of art. Míla’s recent journey into motherhood has influenced the new work exhibited at Eames Fine Art. This experience has opened up her art to a new kind of subject matter and spirituality. Her etchings express the state of the soul through…

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FREE
  • Exhibition: ‘All the Rivers That Flow Through Me’ New Works by Míla Fürstová

    Eames Fine Art

  • June 14 11:00 AM to July 8 6:00 PM
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  • 58 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UD
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    Míla Fürstová’s intricately spiritual works explore intimate portrayals of the human soul, expressed through various artistic media. Her practice is complex and varied, including the use of mirrors and paper cut outs—often combining several processes in one piece of art. Míla’s recent journey into motherhood has influenced the new work exhibited at Eames Fine Art. This experience has opened up her art to a new kind of subject matter and spirituality. Her etchings express the state of the soul through…

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£12 (£7)
  • Youth on the March! Film Season: ‘Assa’ (1987) by Sergei Solovev

    Regent St. Cinema

  • June 13 7:30 PM
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    This cult crime film is widely seen as bringing Russian rock music from the underground into the mainstream. The main plot takes place in winter of 1980 and tells the story of a young nurse (Tatyana Drubich) who stays in Yalta with her patient and lover, Krymov, head of a criminal gang.  She meets Bananan, an eccentric young rock musician, who introduces her to Soviet counterculture. When Krymov discovers their connection, he plans to murder Bananan. Dashingly post-modernist in style,…

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  • Jan Jakub Orliński and Michał Biel in Wigmore Hall

    Wigmore Hall

  • June 13 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP
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    Polish countertenor Jakub Józef Orlinski, praised for his tonal beauty, captured international attention as winner of the 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. In this special concert to mark 100 years since Poland regained independence following World War I, Orlinski underlines his rising-star status with a recital of personal favourite songs and arias, including Pawel Lukaszewski’s beautiful setting of Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska’s poetry.

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FREE but booking (for the talk) essential
  • A Century of Romanian Architecture

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • June 13 7:00 PM to June 26 5:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    “Architecture is inhabited sculpture.” – Constantin Brâncuși What are the forms, highlights, influences and doctrines that have shaped Romanian architecture in the 20th century? Urbanist Radu Pervolovici (Meta Cultural Foundation, Bucharest) and Dr. Shona McArthur Kallestrup (University of St Andrews) join London-based architect Adrian Petrenco for an overview of 100 years of architectural creativity, starting with 1918 – the year of Romanian unification – to the present day. The conversation is complemented by an exhibition of photography illustrating the stylistic…

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