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Film direction students from Prague FAMU (Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts) will present their movies. The youngest generation of directors and hopes of Czech direction will be...


The Czech animation genre includes artists such as Jiří Trnka, Karel Zeman & Jan Švankmajer. What can we expect from this generation of young animators?

Thursday Forum: Discussion with an Artist

Commented video show by Josef Bolf based on the paradox between childhood in the totalitarian regime and adulthood in the consumer society.

The Country Teacher

Film screening: The Country Teacher (Venkovský učitel), 2007, 121 min. Directed by Bohdan Sláma.

Tuesday Film Club: In the Mirror of Maya Deren

Come and enjoy a documentary In the Mirror of Maya Deren about the life of avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren, who led the independent film movement of the 1940s. Director: Martina Kudláček, 2002,...

Thursday Forum: Aimless Walk - Alexander Hammid

A film interested in the apparently inessential in the life of photographer and filmmaker, Alexander Hammid. The director will discuss her work in depth and provide a Q&A session...

Something Like Happiness

Film sreening. Something Like Happiness (Štěstí), 2005, 100 min, directed by Bohdan Sláma.

Thursday Forum: The Expulsion of Gerta Schnirch

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. NEW PROGRAM: Thursday Forum: A Talk with a Composer Jiří Kadeřábek

Wild Bees

The Wild Bees (Divoké včely) , Directed by Bohdan Sláma, 2001, 94 min. In Czech with English subtitles.

Film Club: The Cremator

The Cremator (Spalovač mrtvol), Director: Juraj Herz, 1969, 95 min.

Film Club: A Report on Party and Guests

Opening of the top short animated & feature films embodying the Czech Dream project.

Memorial Service

Annual memorial service led by Rabbi Norman Patz.

Site Specific Art of Chernobyl Zone

Fulbright Scholar Eliška Cílková talks about abandoned musical instruments near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

Performing Captivity and Beyond

A staged reading of plays and cabaret songs written in Terezín, from Lisa Peschel's anthology Performing Captivity, Performing Escape and other sources.

Sounds of Serendipity

A concert dedicated to commemorate the Holocaust victims as part of the series curated by NY-based conductor and composer Peter Breiner featuring new and emerging composers and musicians.

Shoah in Us

The Czech Center New York, under the auspices of the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, presents a multimedia...


New CONCERT program based on pieces of the current Atomic Bee CD.

Open House New York

Recently named one of 111 PLACES IN NEW YORK THAT YOU MUST NOT MISS, CCNY is participating in OHNY city tours. The Annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important...

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