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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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Film producer Rick McCallum on the…

Producer Rick McCallum is nothing less than a legend in the film business, known for his many years with Lucasfilm and…

 
 
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Czech Season in Scotland brings the…

After nearly ten years of bringing the best of Czech live performance to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival the Czech Centre…

 
 
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My Prague – Jiří Fajt

Since becoming director of the Czech National Gallery three years ago this month, Jiří Fajt has secured exhibitions by…

 
 
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Popular festival Colours of Ostrava…

The annual international music festival Colours of Ostrava, one of the biggest events of its kind in Central Europe…

 
 
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New bill on conserving historic…

It has been years in the making and the subject of protracted discussions, but this week one of the ministry of culture…

 
 
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Little Crusader becomes first Czech…

Little Crusader by Václav Kadrnka has become the first Czech competitor in a decade and a half to win the Crystal Globe…

 
 
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Jeremy Renner and Václav Vorlíček to be…

The 52nd Karlovy Vary international film festival comes to an end on Saturday night with the traditional glitzy awards…

 
 
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“Beautifully restored” The Shop on Main…

A major event for lovers of Czechoslovak cinema at this year’s Karlovy Vary film festival has been the world premiere…

 
 
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Uma Thurman at KVIFF: Kill Bill hit a…

The 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival kicked off with a glitzy opening ceremony at the weekend. Speaking on…

 
 
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Stars Uma Thurman and Casey Affleck to…

One of the Czech Republic’s most significant arts events, the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, kicks off in…

 
 
 
 
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