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April 2018
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  • Exhibition: Mercurial Landscapes Photographic Exhibition + Duo Kitharsis Live Music

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • April 18 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    Roxana Tohaneanu-Shields is a Romanian born artist who lives and works in the United Kingdom. She has a BA in Philosophy from Bucharest University (1998), BA in Fine Art & Philosophy from the University of Reading (2002) and most recently she obtained a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Reading. She has exhibited her work in a number of galleries including The Art Museum of Constanta, The Art Museum of Brasov, Gallery4allarts at the Independent Liverpool Biennial 2008, Romanian…

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£16 (£13.50)
  • ROMANIAN FILM FESTIVAL: ‘Pororoca’ (Popescu, 2017) + Introduction with lead actor Bogdan Dumitrache

    Curzon Soho

  • April 18 6:10 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 99 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 5DY
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    The story follows Tudor and his family, where his life was destroyed after the disappearance of their daughter at the park. Director: Constantin Popescu Stars: Bogdan Dumitrache, Iulia Lumanare, Constantin Dogioiu “Pororoca”, Constantin Popescu’s third feature, won Best Actor for Bogdan Dumitrache at San Sebastian 2017. Constantin Popescu directed the ‘Pig’ segment in the wry portmanteau picture “Tales From The Golden Age” (2009). He also directed “Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man” and “Principles of Life”, both in…

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  • Blogger Talk: The Foodie Diplomat | Zsófia Mautner

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • April 17 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Zsófia Mautner left her carreer in diplomacy to become the favourite food blogger of Hungary. Today, she hosts TV shows, writes a buzzing blog and numerous books on brilliant Hungarian cooking. Let us invite you to her talk at the HCC where she shares her inspiring story and most cherished recipes. Zsófia Mautner is a leading Hungarian food writer and author of Budapest Bites – Spicy and Sweet Hungarian Home Cooking where she introduces Hungarian contemporary home cooking in a slightly different…

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£10 (£5)
  • Talk: Czech Tech

    The Czech Embassy

  • April 17 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Roger Aitken, a Forbes contributor and ex-FT staff journalist, will delve into the extent of inventions. The Czech and Slovak lands could be said to have punched above their weight when it comes to inventors and their inventions. There is even an old adage – Zlaté české ručičky a chytré české hlavičky – meaning “golden Czech hands and clever Czech heads.” From the father of modern genetics, Johann Gregor Mendel, to the invention of the ship’s propeller (despite the nations…

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  • Talk and Concert: The Good Doctor of Warsaw

    British Library

  • April 17 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM
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  • 96 Euston Road NW1 2DB
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    Elisabeth Gifford explores the writing of her new novel The Good Doctor of Warsaw (Atlantic Books) using oral memories, documents and research in the Library. It evokes something of pre-war Warsaw’s now lost Jewish community and the life of Janusz Korczak, who cared for 200 orphans in the ghetto. The event features live music from Živorad Nikolic and Susi Evans from the world acclaimed She’Koyokh klezmer band. Janusz Korczak, a Polish-Jewish Dr Barnardo, was an early pioneer of child welfare…

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£10 (£8)
  • Polish/English Play: ‘Cantata for Four Wings’ by Robert Brutter

    Bernie Grant Arts Centre

  • April 14 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Town Hall Approach Road, London, N15 4RX United Kingdom
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    A bilingual production of ‘Cantata for Four Wings’/ „Kantata na cztery skrzydła“, a play by Polish dramatist Robert Brutter about living on the brink of despair, will performed in both Polish and English. Featuring traditional Polish music during the interlude, it will be a celebration of contemporary Polish culture and a fantastic opportunity for the Polish community to come together and experience a professional theatre production in Polish. 6.30pm (in Polish language) and 9pm (in English language)

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  • Music: A Musical Journey Through The Ages

    Sofia Gallery

  • April 12 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • London,
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    Join the International Virtuosic Clarinet and Piano Duo – Ivanov & Chen Duo, for an introduction of Classical favourites from around the World. In this concert they will perform core repertoire for the clarinet as well as unique arrangements of popular pieces for clarinet and piano by Elgar, Mozart, Schubert, Verdi, Piazzolla and Gershwin among others.  The concert is the preparation of the duo for the Golden Diana Festival 2018 in Yambol, Bulgaria. Elgar – Salut d’Amour Bassi – Fantasia…

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£35 (£15)
  • Concert: Piotr Anderszewski at Barbican Hall

    Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre,

  • April 11 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    A solo recital from the exceptional pianist Bach from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWC 870 Prelude and Fugue in A flat major, BWV 886 Prelude and Fugue in D sharp minor, BWV 877 JS Bach English Suite No 3 in G minor, BWV 808 Beethoven Diabelli Variations Op 120

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FREE
  • Performance Literature and Sound Poetry: Tomáš Přidal at the European Poetry Festival

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • April 7 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    Czech poet and illustrator Tomáš Přidal is coming to The European Poetry Festival 2018. The festival brings together some of the finest literary and avant-garde poets of this generation, to London and across the UK, to collaborate, perform and share the brilliance of contemporary European literature. Tomáš Přidal will take part in the following two events: The European Camarade 7  April 2018, 7.30 pm Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA Free entry https://www.richmix.org.uk/events/spoken-word/european-poetry-festival 30 poets in 15…

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  • European Poetry Festival: Kinga Tóth

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • April 7 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    The first ever European Poetry Festival will be a pioneering showcase of live literature, including collaboration and performance, and aims at no less than to begin a tradition – an annual festival in the UK, that shares the best of 21st century European and British poetry across the country. The festival is curated by SJ Fowler www.stevenjfowler.com The European Camarade – April Saturday 7th at Rich Mix Free entrance : 7.30pm – 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA. www.richmix.org.uk/events/spoken-word/european-poetry-festival 32 poets in 16 pairs,…

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  • Workshop: Discovering the Joys of Doodling (Polish Bookshelf Project)

    Paddington Library, Meeting Room

  • April 6 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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  • 45 Porchester Road, London, W2 5DU
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    Celebrating 250 years of PL – UK Diplomatic Relations and to commemorate 100 years of Poland regaining independence the Polish illustrator and designer, Dominika Lipniewska will give a workshop on doodling for the young and old. Inspired by the use of bold geometric shapes and lines, Dominika will take you on a creative journey of intriguing, busy patterns inspired by vintage design, toys and people you come across every day. Dominika Lipniewska is a graduate of Central Saint Martins College…

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£12 (£8)
  • Concert: Explore Polish Underground Music with Żywizna

    Cafe OTO

  • April 4 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 18–22 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL United Kingdom
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    Żywizna is a collaborative project between two distinct voices in underground Polish music – Genowefa Lenarcik and Raphael Rogiński. With guitar and voice they re-realize traditional Kurpian folk songs within a new experimental context; making music that is as much about the past as it is about the possible future. Raphael Roginski is one of the most exploratory guitarists to emerge in Europe in past few decades. Laying the foundations for new Jewish music in Poland with the bands Shofar,…

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March 2018
  • COMPETITION: Susanna Roth 2018 Translators’ Competition – Call for Entries

  • March 31 11:55 PM
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  • Czech Centres and the Czech Literary Centre, announce the 5th year of the International Competition for Young Translators – The Susanna Roth Prize, named after the celebrated Swiss translator Susanna Roth (1950 – 1997) who made a significant contribution to the promotion of contemporary Czech literature abroad. The competition is open to young translators up to the age of forty*.  The task is to translate a significant extract (cca 10 pages) of as yet untranslated contemporary Czech prose published in…

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  • TALK: ‘Russian Language and Culture in New Ukraine’ – with writer and novelist Andrei Kurkov

    Ukrainian Institute

  • March 29 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 79 Holland Park, London , W11 3SW
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    ‘As Russia deployed a far-reaching information warfare against Ukraine and a whole arsenal of soft power tools in the aftermath of its military aggression, it reignited new questions about the role of Russian language and culture in shaping a new Ukrainian identity. The issue is complex and multi-layered: what role should Russian language play in contemporary Ukraine, as it is the language of an aggressor while a large chunk of Ukraine’s population speaks it daily? Should Ukraine embrace this fact further…

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£12.50 (£11.50)
  • KINOTEKA: ‘The Call Of The Sea’ (Szaro, 1927) – live score and Kinoteka closing gala

    Barbican Cinema 1

  • March 29 7:30 AM to 9:45 PM
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    The Barbican and the Polish Cultural Institute in London present the Closing Gala of the2018 Kinoteka Polish Film Festival, featuring a screening of the digitally restored 1927 film The Call of the Sea, directed by Henryk Szaroand based on the novel by Stefan Kiedrzyński. Immensely popular in Poland in the 1920s due to its beautiful scenery and cinematography,this epic love story with a turbulent plot combines maritime cinema and romance, featuring many stars of the silent film era as well…

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  • DASH CAFE: Broadcasting Live from the Prague Spring

    Rich Mix

  • March 28 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • 35-47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    Fifty years ago, the remarkable Prague Spring temporarily broke down the chains of Communist censorship and enabled the flowering of freedom for the press, radio, TV and literature. The Czech Centre London in partnership with Dash Café looks at the remarkable bravery and tenacity of Czech Radio and its journalists particularly during the Soviet invasion in 1968. We’ll explore the stories through conversation, film and sound recordings featuring radio journalists from the time, film-makers and activists focusing on the power…

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  • TALK and EXHIBITION: War, Feminine: Women and the Great War

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • March 28 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    The Centenary Celebration of the making of Greater Romania (1918-2018) continues with an evocation of heroism and dedication of women on and behind the Western and Romanian fronts of the First World War. BBC journalist Kate Adie and professors Lucy Noakes (Essex University), Alin Ciupală (University of Bucharest) and Ecaterina Lung (University of Bucharest) will examine, in a talk moderated by RCI Director Dorian Branea, the multi-faceted impact made by women during the war and the way it forever changed the societies engaged in the greatest bloodbath Europe had known.…

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  • KINOTEKA & LFA Studio Workshop: ‘History vs. Hysteria – what fiction owes to the facts’

    LONDON FILM ACADEMY

  • March 28 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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  • 52a Walham Grove SW6 1QR
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    Kinoteka & LFA Studio present an especially curated one-off event: screenwriter/script doctor Michael Holden will be holding a lecture to discuss the possible problems that inevitably arise when writing an historical adaptation. Michael Holden is a writer working for both print and screen. He has been a columnist and contributor for The Guardian & other newspapers, is a contributing editor for Esquire in the UK and has rewritten screenplays for major Hollywood productions and independent films including Alice Through the…

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Admission is free but a retiring collection is taken
  • CONCERT: Cellist Duo Brikcius on Tour

    St Botolph’s Church

  • March 28 1:05 PM to 3:00 PM
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  • Aldgate High Street, London, EC3N 1AB
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    Anna Brikciusová and František Brikcius performing works by Jacques Offenbach, Gideon Klein, Irena Kosíková and Leoš Janáček. A sister-and-brother Duo Brikcius of two very distinguished Czech cellists who, as well as playing as soloists all over the world, delight in exploring, commissioning and arranging music for the hidden potential of two cellos.   Programme Jacques Offenbach (1819 – 1880): Duo pour 2 violoncelles, op. 53 n°1 Gideon Klein (1919 – 1945): Duo for Violin and Cello (1939 – 1940), (Revision…

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  • CONCERT: Tenebrae Choir performs Paweł Łukaszewski’s Tenebrae Responsories

    Unnamed Venue

  • March 28 8:00 AM to March 30 5:00 PM
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  • St John’s Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA
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    St John’s Smith Square and Tenebrae are delighted to announce the Holy Week Festival 2018 running from 26 March – 1 April 2018. St John’s Smith Square, one of London’s leading concert venues, will host workshops, ticketed concerts and free late-night liturgical events exploring a vast range of sacred music in celebration of Holy Week. To mark the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence and to celebrate the 50th birthday of the celebrated Polish composer, Paweł Łukaszewski, the festival’s programme…

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£10 (£7)
  • BOOK DISCUSSION: ‘For Stalin, You Fuckers!’: Vasily Grossman’s notebooks and WWII

    Pushkin House

  • March 27 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    During the Second World War, Vasily Grossman served as a war correspondent for the newspaper Red Star.  He was on or near the front line most of the time and he recorded his experiences in notebooks. The first entries are from August 1941; the last , written inBerlin, from May 1945.  All the entries are remarkably direct, as regards both style and content.  Grossman records people’s actual words, describes the feelings of both soldiers and civilians and does not gloss over acts of brutality,…

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£12
  • KINOTEKA: ‘The Jester’ (Green & Nowina-Przybylski, 1937)

    JW3

  • March 25 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
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  • 341-351 Finchley Road, , London, NW3 6ET
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    The Yiddish story follows Getzel, a wanderer who ends up in a small village in Galicia (former Southern region of Poland) and finds a job with the shoemaker. He falls in love with the shoemaker’s daughter, Esther, but she already has eyes for a circus performer. When Getzel leaves for Warsaw Esther feigns interest in him so that he agrees to bring her along, but once there she reunites with and marries her love. Upon Getzel’s return to the village…

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£18 (£16)
  • CONCERT: Gamma Majoris CD Launch

    Pushkin House

  • March 25 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    Gamma Majoris Ensemble – PART II – CD Launch Concert Songs by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov arranged for soprano and trio. Ансамбль”Gamma Majoris” – РОМАНСЫ РАХМАНИНОВА И ЧАЙКОВСКОГО для голоса и трио. Презентация нового диска ЧАСТЬ II After the huge success of their first CD launch concert at Pushkin House, Gamma Majoris is delighted to be back for the second concert of the ‘Russian Serenade’ CD presentation series. You will hear most wonderful songs by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky arranged for soprano and piano trio by…

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£11 (£7)
  • KINOTEKA: ‘Commissioned: The Art Of The Polish Film Poster’ (Goodrick & Suszka-Fielder, 2013) + Q&A with Andrzej Klimowski

    ICA

  • March 24 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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    If you ever wondered about how posters for film and theatre have developed throughout the decades, then this is the documentary for you. Providing a look at the origins of the movement in Poland, the doc also gives some context to the cultural relevance of this type of design. Featuring interviews with directors and designers including Martin Scorsese, Agnieszka Holland, Andrzej Wajda, Milton Glaser and more. (Kinoteka) Screening will be followed by a Q&A with Andrzej Klimowski hosted by Adrian…

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  • KINOTEKA: Poster Making Workshop with Andrzej Klimowski

    ICA

  • March 24 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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  • The Mall SW1Y5AH
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    Let graphic artist Andrzej Klimowski inspire you to illustrate a promotional poster or DVD cover for your next film. Klimowski, one of the fathers of the Polish Poster design movement, hosts an interactive workshop teaching his techniques to help you apply them to your own posters. All art materials are provided, but please bring an image or mood board from your film. (Kinoteka)   While this event is sold out, you are encouraged to try the returns queue at the…

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£54.49
  • KINOTEKA: ‘The Double Life of Veronique’ (Kieślowski, 1991) + dinner by Flavia Borawska

    Calvert 22

  • March 23 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 22 Calvert Avenue E2 7JP
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    Kinoteka joins forces with KinoVino to bring you a screening of Krzysztof Kieślowski’s The Double Life of Veronique followed by a multi-course dinner created by Flavia Borawska, a rising star of Polish gastronomy. The precursor to the Kieślowski’s beloved Three Colours trilogy The Double Life of Veronique is a mystic story divided in two parts. First we meet Veronika in Kraków who gets noticed for her singing and is invited to sing at a concert. Then there’s Veronique who lives…

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£12
  • KINOTEKA: ‘The Warsaw Ghetto’ (Harrison, 2009) + introduction by Lili Pohlmann

    JW3

  • March 22 6:30 PM to March 23 9:00 PM
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  • 341-351 Finchley Road, , London, NW3 6ET
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    Based on the true story of Irena Sendlerowa who smuggled children out of the Warsaw ghetto as part of the Polish underground movement during World War II. She faced many difficulties including persecution from the Nazis, keeping her own mother safe in spite of her humanitarian and political activities, and convincing the parents who had to stay behind and feared that their children would lose the Jewish faith that this was still for the best. Anna Paquin was nominated at…

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£11 (£7)
  • KINOTEKA: ‘Beyond Words’ (Antoniak, 2017)

    ICA

  • March 20 8:45 PM to 10:35 PM
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    Michael (Jakub Gierszał) is a young, successful lawyer living the high-life in Berlin. Having emigrated from Poland a few years prior, he tries hard to keep his previous life in the past. One day an older, unorthodox-looking Polish man shows up at his door claiming to be his estranged father. The two men spend the weekend together dealing with trust issues and figuring out how they got to where they are, leaving Michael to question who he really is. Beyond…

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£25 (£15)
  • KINOTEKA: ‘The Comet’ (Teresa & Andrzej Wełmiński) – UK premiere + ‘Street of Crocodiles’ screening

    Print Room at the Coronet

  • March 20 7:30 PM to March 24 9:30 PM
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  • 103 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3LB
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    Join us for the UK premiere from acclaimed Polish directors Teresa and Andrzej Wełmiński, based on The Comet and other stories by Bruno Schulz. As news spreads across town that a fatal comet is hurtling towards the earth,the townspeople enter into a festive mood, excited for the coming catastrophe. Only a newcomer to the town, Uncle Edward, is prepared to sound the alarm… With extraordinary humour and stagecraft, Schulz’s absurd, mythical, yet terrifyingly current tale is brought to life. The…

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  • EXHIBITION: Here and There – Dominik Klimowski

    Ognisko Polskie

  • March 20 7:00 PM to April 4 5:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    20 March, 7pm Opening night FREE, but reservation required here March 20th – opening evening – includes a glass of wine, a talk from the artist and screening of the short film, ‘Only one Season’ As part of the Ognisko Art Series, Ognisko Polskie will feature selected work from Dominik Klimowski made over the past two decades, which relate to growing up in two quite different countries. There will also be an insight into its origins, influences, and the themes and…

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£10 (£5)
  • Reminiscences of Edward Einhorn: Working with Václav Havel and Czech culture in New York

    The Czech Embassy

  • March 20 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    Reminiscences of Edward Einhorn, American theatre director and writer /// In honour of Václav Havel’s 70th birthday, at the time of his residency at Columbia University, Untitled Theater Company #61 and other artists and companies from New York and around the USA came together in 2006 to present, for the first time anywhere, the complete plays of Vaclav Havel. Edward Einhorn is a playwright, director, translator, librettist, and novelist. He is the artistic director of Untitled Theater Company #61 which…

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  • SCREENING: ‘The Fixer’ (Sitaru, 2016) + Q&A with Tudor Aaron Istodor

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • March 19 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    “The Fixer” follows the story of Radu (Tudor Aaron Istodor), an aspiring journalist at a French press agency in Bucharest. When Radu finds out about Anca (Diana Spatarescu), a 14 years old prostitute who has been repatriated from France, he is driven by ambition to prove himself as a reporter. But the further he follows the story, the more he begins to question the moral boundaries of journalism.   “…an arresting drama…an emotionally potent treatment of larger issues…coolly observational…first-rate” –…

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£12 (£7)
  • KINOTEKA: ‘Moonlight Sonata’ (Mendes, 1937) + piano recital

    Ognisko Polskie

  • March 18 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    If you’re a fan of old-timey love stories and classic piano, then this is the screening for you. The famous pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski plays himself as a house guest to a Swedish baroness. At the house her youthful granddaughter is wooed by a smooth-talking charlatan. No amount of imploring by the other guests will make her see sense. The only thing that calms her down and sends her back into the arms of her true beloved is Paderewski’s recital…

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£15
  • #PL100: Gala concert to celebrate the Centenary of Poland regaining Independence

    Theatre Hall

  • March 18 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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  • 238-246 King Street, London, W6 0RF
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    Izabela Szalaj-Zimak – violin Elwira Przybylowska – violin Marek Chech – viola Michal Pepol – cello Programme: Karol SZYMANOWSKI – String Quartet No.1 op.37 Grazyna BACEWICZ – String Quartet  No.4 Krzysztof PENDERECKI – String Quartet No.3 ” Pages from an Unwritten Diary” The Confraternity of Polish Artists in Great Britain and Posk Present: Gala Concert of Polish Chamber Music Gems to celebrate the Centenary of Poland regaining Independence. Established in 1998 the Royal String Quartet is currently celebrating its 20th…

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£12 (£10)
  • FILM: ‘The Moscow Young Generation Theatre’s THE BLACK MONK’

    Pushkin House

  • March 18 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    Based on the short story by Anton Chekhov, THE BLACK MONK tells the tragic tale of philosophy student Andrey Vasil’ich Kovrin. On the verge of a nervous breakdown, Kovrin decides to visit his childhood friend Tanya Pesotsky at the estate of her father. As he and Tanya develop a relationship and eventually marry, a black monk of legend begins appearing to Kovrin in visions. Though these hallucinations at first imbue the young man with joy and energy, they eventually lead…

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£12 (£7)
  • KINOTEKA: ‘Bestia’ (Hertz, 1917) + piano recital and 1920s Salon

    Ognisko Polskie

  • March 17 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    Bestia, also known as The Polish Dancer, stands apart in this segment as it was released one year before the regaining of independence. This was a huge accomplishment considering it was hard to get anything made at the time. The silent film stars Pola Negri as a young cabaret dancer who falls in love with a married man. Screening to be accompanied by a piano recital featuring Artur Haftman, and introduced by Pamela Hutchinson. After the screening stick around for…

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£7.00 to £11.00
  • KINOTEKA: ‘The Structure Of Crystal’ (Zanussi, 1969) + Q&A with Krzysztof Zanussi

    ICA

  • March 17 6:15 PM to 8:45 PM
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    Two physicists who studied together in their youth, Jan and Marek, reunite at Jan’s house in the countryside. As the friends catch up Marek can’t understand why Jan is wasting his potential and implores him to move back to Warsaw. Reminiscent of François Truffaut’s Jules et Jim (1962) the threesome (including Jan’s wife) spend time in each other’s company, subtly testing the limits of what’s appropriate. Zanussi made over twenty shorts and TV films at the start of his career…

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£20 (£16)
  • CONCERT: Piano Recital by Sofya Gulyak

    Pushkin House

  • March 16 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Phenomenal Sofya Gulyak’ — Ruch Muzychny ‘La Grande Dame du piano’ – La Scene ‘Formidable Artist’ – The Gu ardian ‘A Rach star is born’ — Washington Post Kazan-born Russian pianist Sofya Gulyak is the first ever female winner of the prestigious Leeds International Piano competition in England. The victory brought her world-wide acclaim and concerts all over the globe. She has been highly praised by critics and the audiences alike. In addition to her performing career, Sofya is a…

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  • EXHIBITION: Andrzej Wróblewski’s work at David Zwirner Gallery

    David Zwirner Gallery

  • March 16 10:00 AM to April 17 6:00 PM
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  • 24 Grafton Street, London, W1S 4EZ
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    Private view: Thursday 15 March, 6 – 8pm David Zwirner is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by Polish artist Andrzej Wróblewski (1927-1957) at the gallery’s 24 Grafton Street location in London. This will be the first solo presentation of his work in the United Kingdom. Now considered a leading figure in postwar Polish art, Wróblewski’s short but prolific career encompassed painting, works on paper, and prints. Often drawing from Poland’s sociopolitical atmosphere in the wake of the Second…

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£15 - £55
  • CONCERT: Piotr Anderszewski playing Mozart’s Concerto No 25

    Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre,

  • March 15 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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    Programme: SCHUMANN Overture: Genoveva MOZART Piano Concerto No 25 K503 SCHUMANN Overture, Scherzo and Finale SCHUMANN Symphony No 4 Sir John Eliot Gardiner: conductor Piotr Anderszewski: piano London Symphony Orchestra Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski is performing with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir John Eliot Gardiner. He will be playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 25 alongside a programme of Schumann. Schumann’s Overture, Scherzo and Finale was originally conceived as a symphony, or ‘symphonette’ as he liked to call it, but…

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