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Acclaimed Czech film director Jiří Menzel turns 80

Fans of Czechoslovak cinema, in particular the Czech New Wave, will most likely be familiar with many of the films of director Jiří Menzel. From the Oscar-winning Closely Watched Trains to Larks on a String and Capricious Summer, Menzel changed Czech film forever. This Friday, he celebrates his 80th birthday.

 
 
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The 21st edition of the annual Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival has got underway. The festival opened…

 
 
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Fresh Franz Kafka Prize recipient Margaret Atwood discusses the threat to women’s rights, Trump’s America – and “poor…

 
 
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Czech Little Mole at centre of…

The granddaughter of the artist Zdeněk Miler, author of the famous Czech cartoon character Krteček, can no longer grant…

 
 
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Semyon Bychkov appointed Czech…

Semyon Bychkov has just been appointed as successor to the late Jiří Bělohlávek as principal conductor of the Czech…

 
 
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Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto one of…

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Prague pays homage to UNESCO listed…

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What claims to be the biggest ever exhibition of Czech Impressionism has just started at Prague Castle. It puts on show…

 
 
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Prague prepares for launch of annual…

This Thursday marks the start of the four-day 2017 Signal Festival, an annual light show in Prague, billed as the…

 
 
 
 
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