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KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival in London 2019: Opening Night Gala announced as Award-winning Memoir ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE

AWARD-WINNING EXTRAORDINARY ANIMATED MEMOIR ‘ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE’ TO OPEN 17TH KINOTEKA POLISH FILM FESTIVAL IN LONDON   WITH SPECIAL INTRODUCTION FROM ACCLAIMED JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR VICTORIA BRITTAIN   “Rarely less than spectacular” The Hollywood Reporter on ANOTHER DAY OF LIFE   Thursday 31 January 2019 – KINOTEKA Polish Film Festival in London is delighted…

Julia Secklehner | 08/02/2019
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Susanna Roth Translators Award 2019 – Call for Entries

Czech Centres and the Literary Section of the Arts and Theatre Institute (ATI), Prague, 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…

Julia Secklehner | 31/12/2018
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Open calls for Czech artists and curators

Delfina Foundation is delighted to announce three new open calls for Czech artists and curators in collaboration with Kunsthalle Praha, Arts and Theatre Institute, and Czech Centre London. The three successful applicants will each be awarded a six-week residency in 2019 – two in winter 2019 (March to April) and one in autumn 2019 (October to…

Julia Secklehner | 31/12/2018
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Want to help challenge stereotypes against ‘Eastern Europeans’? Attention!

Mentorn Media are looking for UK-based people from Eastern Europe, aged 16-35, for BBC3’s ‘Things Not To Say’ series. They want to challenge the misconceptions and stereotypes they face, and call out all the ridiculous and ignorant things people say. Here’s some of the films they’ve made so far: https://www.youtube.com/playlist… Filming will take place in…

Julia Secklehner | 15/12/2018
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8th Litvak days in London

You are cordially invited to the 8th annual Litvak Days – this year dedicated to mark the centenary of Lithuania’s restored statehood – on 28-29 November and 5 December, 2018. We are delighted to announce that music is at the heart of Litvak Days 2018. On Wednesday evening, 28 November, the Embassy of Lithuania, in…

Julia Secklehner | 23/11/2018
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***CZECH100: MADE IN PRAGUE FILM FESTIVAL***

28 October – 9 December 2018 This October marks the 100thyear anniversary since the foundation of Czechoslovakia.  To inaugurate this momentous occasion the Czech Centre presents CZECH100 – a festival of art, design, fashion, theatre and film celebrating the country’s cultural achievements. Running from 28 October until 9 December, events are programmed to take place…

Julia Secklehner | 21/10/2018
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(UN)WANTED IDENTITIES: (POST-)YUGOSLAV HERITAGE AND ARCHITECTURE

SOUTHEAST EUROPEAN FUTURE FESTIVAL London, 5–6 October 2018   Contemporary Balkan Art welcomes you to a festival on (post-)Yugoslav culture, heritage and identity Rich Mix   Opening 5 October 2018, 18.30 Embassy of the Republic of Serbia 28 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB   Panel discussion Cultural Diplomacy and National Branding: The Role of Arts, Literature and…

Julia Secklehner | 02/10/2018
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Polish films at Raindance Film Festival in London

‘UK Premieres and Best Discoveries 4-5 October 2018 Raindance Film Festival Vue Piccadilly 19 Lower Regent Street London SW1Y 4LR Tower. A Bright Day dir. Jagoda Szelc, Poland, 106 min BOOK NOW  In an small rural community, Kaja returns to her family after a six-year absence, during which time her daughter Nina has been raised…

Julia Secklehner | 27/09/2018
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New East Photo Prize 2018: An exhibition celebrating photography from Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at Calvert 22 Foundation

2018’s New East Photo Prize exhibition showcases selected work by the finalists nominated for the second edition of the New East Photo Prize. A Calvert 22 Foundation initiative supported by The Calvert Journal, the Prize champions contemporary perspectives on the people and countries of the New East – Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia and Central…

Julia Secklehner | 08/09/2018