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VÁCLAV HAVEL, PRAGUE-CASTLE

Petr Jančárek's documentary devotes itself to the first six months of Havel's presidency. We see the ex-president's occasional frantic nature, his worries and small pleasures. We also discover the...

PROFILE: JAN KAPLICKY

The Czech architect Jan Kaplický emigrated to London in 1968 and ten years later he co-founded the studio Future Systems, where he elaborates visions of future architecture. Future Systems was a...

Vaclav Havel: LEAVING

Václav Havel, renowned playwright and former President of the Czech Republic, returns to the theater with his first play in 20 years. LEAVING will receive its U.S. Premiere at The Wilma Theater in...

Czech Republic in Manhattan

Join us in the presentation of the Czech Republic in Manhattan as we explore what's on the horizon fo rthe Czech Republic as a business, cultural and tourist destination from numerous perspectives.

COUNTRY TEACHER

A gifted and well-qualified young teacher takes a job teaching natural sciences at a grammar school in the country. Here he makes the acquaintance of a woman and her troubled 17-year old son. The...

Krless

KRLESS je soubor, který interpretuje evropskou hudbu období 13. - 15. století, tj. vrcholného středověku. V hudbě KRLESS uslyšíte ozvěny středověkého duchovna, hospodskou tancovačku i orientální...

Express Yourself!

A selection of most interesting Czech student animated films since the year 2000.

UMELEC MAGAZINE

Umelec Magazine since 1997 is an art magazine devoted to current visual culture in the Czech Republic. It is directed to the international scene, particularly the wider European circle. Its emphasis...

SUBSTANTIALIS CORPORIS MIXTI

Výstava se snaží rozkrýt, jak seskupení nepatrných těles (aggregatione corporum insensibilium), zahrnujících i toxické chemikálie nebo vznikajících jako vedlejší produkty spotřebního odpadu,...

Who’s Afraid of the Wolf

Once upon a time there was a little girl name Terezka who loved to hear the story of Red Riding Hood and the big, bad wolf. Every evening her mother would be asked to read this fairy-tale to her,...

The Swing in the Middle of Chaos

Sylva Fischerová is one of the most formidable Czech poets of her generation. A distinguished classicist who teaches at Charles University in Prague, she writes poetry with a vivid imagination as...

Dark Blue World

Dark Blue World (Czech: Tmavomodrý svět) is a 2001 film by Czech Oscar-winning director Jan Sverak about Czech pilots who fought for the British Royal Airforce during World War II.

CHINASKI

Chinaski is one of the most popular pop-rock groups in the Czech Republic. Chinaski won many awards including "Anděl" (Angel), granted by the Academy of Music. On a regular basis, Chinaski appears on...

Disappearing Act II

Following the success of the first edition of Disappearing Act, in 2009, and highlighting the vitality of European cinema, this year's program presents 17 contemporary European films that have made a...

Permoník

Concert Choir Permonik was founded in 1966 in a miner town of Karviná as a school choir of elementary school. Today, Permonik is a choir of Music School of Bedřich Smetana. The name – Permonik- is...

Marriage Stories: Twenty Years Later - Marcela

Originally part of a 20-year survey of married life in the Czech Republic, this affecting documentary narrows its focus to record the extraordinary tribulations of one of the study's original...

Rhythm Desperados

RHYTHM DESPERADOS is a music group composed of leading jazz musicians possessing the high level of music versatility. The music mingles an elements of funk, latin music and jazz. Repertoire is mainly...

In the Attic

Legendary Czech stop-motion animation master Jiri Barta's feature film In the Attic won the Grand Prize for the best feature film at the NYICFF 2010! The Czech Center New York scheduled on this...

Voices From the Center

Janeil Engelstad will lecture and show images from Voices From the Center at the Czech Center New York on March 25, 2010 at 7:00 PM.

selFbrush

The bathroom tiles in Harrachov, the ski-jumping capital of the Czech Republic, were the first to hear the taped demos of Vaclav Havelka at the end of the nineties. Since then the singer-songwriter,...

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