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Summer on the Roof - Buttoners

Knoflíkáři (Buttoners), 1998, Director: Petr Zelenka, This Czech anthology film has six episodes linked by a radio show and a common theme of chance, coincidence, and fate – opening in 1945...

David Vávra – Lecture

Architect David Vávra introduces his works in a lecture.

GRACEFUL CITIES - films

The films from the series Graceful Cities are some of the most interesting ever produced on modern architecture in the Czech Republic. The evening will feature the towns Litomyšl and Znojmo.

MELTING THE POT - Changing the Shape of Cultural Framing

A show by seven New York-based artists of Czech origin addressing the theme of cultural shifts and the influence of relocation on their artistic practice. The show is working with the idea of...

Summer on the Roof - Pleasant Moments

Hezké chvilky bez záruky (Pleasant Moments), 2006, Director: Věra Chytilova. Hana is a psychologist and a thoroughly independent woman. Her unemployed husband, jealous of his wife, finds a...

Summer on the Roof - Ene Bene

Ene Bene, 2000, Director: Alice Nellis. Set in a small Bohemian town in the middle of local election “fever,” the film concentrates on two married retired school teachers, trying to cope with the...

GRACEFUL CITIES

Large black and white panoramic photos of Michael Mička arisen during the filming of a successful cycle of documentary films entitled “Graceful Cities” by authors Radovan Lipus and David Vávra....

Summer on the Roof - The Wonderful Years of Lousy Living

August 27- Báječná léta pod psa (The Wonderful Years of Lousy Living), 1997. Director: Petr Nikolaev. The story of an ordinary family living in Czechoslovakia from around 1963 until the Velvet...

Summer on the Roof - It

August 20 - A bude hůř (It's Gonna Get Worse), 2007, Director: Petr Nikolaev. Czechoslovakia at the end of the seventies. In order to avoid military service, Olin manages to get himself sent to a...

Summer on the Roof - Smart Philip

August 13, Mazaný Filip (Smart Philip), 2003, Director: Vaclav Marhoul, As broad as the movie gets, it keeps a canny grip on the mix of stoic morality and sardonic world-weariness that made Marlowe...

Silent Film Series - GYPSIES

August 11, 6:30 pm. Gypsies (Cikáni), 1922, directed by Karl Anton. Written by Karel Hynek Mácha and Kalr Anton. Silent film with music accompaniment.

Summer on the Roof - Boredom in Brno

August 6 - Nuda v brně (Boredom in Brno), 2003, Director: Vladimir Moravek This busy, rather cutesy ensemble comedy revolves around the lengthy preparations by Olinka and twitchy Standa to...

Summer on the Roof - Out of the City

Cesta z města (Out of the City), 2000, Director: Tomaš Vorel, Cesta z města opens with Tomaš Hanak playing the lead role of Honza. As a hardworking software programmer, Honza’s life consists of...

Summer on the Roof - Amerika

Amerika, 1994, Director: Vladimir Michalek. This Czech drama is the first film version of Kafka’s unfinished novel. The film has a theatrical feel as it follows protagonist Karel Rosmann from...

Jan Vodňanský – Concert for Children

Jan Vodňanský will perform his songs, poems and stories in a program for children.

Jan Vodňanský – Concert

Jan Vodňanský is a Czech singer, poet, composer, song writer, actor, writer, and translator. In his one man show he will perform his new songs and poems.

Rolnička Praha – Children's Choir

The children’s choir Rolnička Praha was founded by director Karel Virgler in 1978. Now the choir has 130 children from 5 to 18 years of age. Rolnička Praha sings classical Czech and European...

Rolnička Praha – Children

The children’s choir Rolnička Praha was founded by director Karel Virgler in 1978. Now the choir has 130 children from 5 to 18 years of age. Rolnička Praha sings classical Czech and European...

Summer on the Roof - Akumulátor

Akumulátor, 1994, Director: Jan Svěrak, In this movie, TV sets are full of life. The TV character double needs energy from the true character to survive. Each time a real human watches TV, his...

Silent Film Series – Such is Life

Such is Life (Takovy je život), 1930. Directed and written by Carl Junghans. Cast: Věra Baranovskaya, Theodor Pištěk, Mana Zeniškova, Wolfgang Zilyer, Jidřich Plachta, Eman Fiala. Silent film...

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