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Film Club: The Magic Voice of a Rebel

Documentary film about iconic Czech singer and dissident Marta Kubišová. Winner of Audience Award at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The Magic Voice of a Rebel (Magický hlas rebelky),...

The Good and The True

This Czech drama performed by the Švandovo Divadlo chronicles the lives of two Holocaust survivors- athlete Miloš Dobrý and actress Hana Pravda.

The Good and The True

This Czech drama performed by the Švandovo Divadlo chronicles the lives of two Holocaust survivors- athlete Miloš Dobrý and actress Hana Pravda.

Innocence or Murder on Steep Street

A crime novel by renowned Holocaust memoirist depicting a chilling moment in history, showing the stifling atmosphere of political and personal oppression of the early days of Socialist...

City of Pilsen

Petr Forman and Jiří Sulženko introduce the City of Pilsen, liberated in May 1945 by US troops led by general George patton and chosen as European Capital of Culture 2015 by the European Union.

Functionalism Beyond Prague

Join us for a conversation about the legacy of the functionalist movement in Prague at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place.

TUESDAY FILM CLUB: Amadeus

The film Amadeus about composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, won 8 Oscars, including for best director and best picture.

Totalitarian Regimes in Europe

A traveling exhibition dedicated to countries that suffered under totalitarianism.

TUESDAY FILM CLUB: Patton

A classic feature film about General George Patton,considered one of 20th century’s greatest military minds. The film won 8 Academy Awards, including for best picture. Directed by Franklin J....

THURSDAY FORUM: The Mysterious Case of Spy Vladimír Kazan-Komárek

At the end of WW II Europe was divided by Allied forces into two opposing ideological blocs. The resulting Cold War necessitated the courage of undercover operatives such as Vladimír Kazan-Komárek....

PERFORMING ARTS: Opera Toufar

A documentary chamber opera about priest Josef Toufar, tortured to death by the Communist regime. Performed by the Czech National Opera.

PERFORMING ARTS - FILM ADAPTATION: Tomorrow There Will Be

The opera uses court documents and quotes from an infamous 1950 Communist show-trial with Milada Horakova.

PERFORMING ARTS: Opera Toufar

Toufar, A documentary chamber opera about priest Josef Toufar, tortured to death by the Communist regime. Performed by an ensemble of the Czech National Theatre, Prague. Music and libretto by Aleš...

TUESDAY FILM CLUB: Fair Play

Talented young sprinter Anna (Judit Bárdos) starts training to qualify for the Olympic Games. The movie offers a sneak peak at the upcoming festival of contemporary cinema Czech That Film.

THURSDAY FORUM: Ukraine: Its Past and Present

A lecture by Igor Lukeš, Professor of History and International Relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University.

The Artist as Critic

Artist Mark Podwal celebrates Prague’s adoration for Mozart in a new series of artworks, which also features Mozart as “the dissident” whose operas took on the status quo of his time.

THURSDAY FORUM: Czechoslovakia 38-89: Serious Game on Contemporary History

The Department of New Media at Charles University, Prague, presents an educational video game aimed at teenagers.

TUESDAY FILM CLUB: The Good Soldier Švejk

The film is an adaptation of the satirical novel The Good Soldier Švejk by Jaroslav Hašek about the adventures of a simple Czech soldier. Followed by a discussion with Professor Martin C. Putna.

THURSDAY FORUM: American and Russian Iconography

Professor Martin C. Putna, Department of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, discusses two of his books about U.S. and Russian iconography.

Talea Ensemble

Talea Ensemble presents Works For Ensemble by Austrian-born composer Clemens Gadenstätter, a third installment of its annual American Immersion series.

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