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Romania’s “Barbarians” takes top prize at Karlovy Vary

The Romanian film “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” took the top prize at this year’s Karlovy Vary film festival. Hollywood star Robert Pattinson brought lots of glamour to Saturday’s closing ceremony, while Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson was also among those honoured.

 
 
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The exhibition Residence: Prefab Estate presents the history of selected residential complexes in the Czech Republic…

 
 
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Ladislav Sitenský photos of WWII…

A collection of photos of the RAF’s Czechoslovak 312 squadron by the great photographer Ladislav Sitenský has just been…

 
 
 
 
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