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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 a...

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 Europe...

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 choral...

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 choral...

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 with...

Summer on the Roof - Men About Town

Světáci (Men About Town), 1969, Director: Zdeněk Podskalsky, A top example of Czech comedy of the sixties and one of the all time best ones in the history of Czech cinema. Three facade-makers from...

Summer on the Roof - Tales of Common Insanity

Příběhy obyčejného šílenství (Tales of Common Insanity), 2005, Director: Petr Zelenka, Adapted from Zelenka’s own play. Petr Hanek (Trojan), 33, has lost his job and his girlfriend. His attempts to...

Summer on the Roof - It's Gonna Get Worse

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...

Marketa Lazarová

Film Marketa Lazarova, (1967, 180 min, in Czech with English subtitles). Directed by František Vlačil. Set in 13th century Bohemia, this epic of rival clans has been equally praised for its...

Summer on the Roof - Big Beat

This rock & roll musical drama from the Czech Republic is set in 1959 and chronicles the rebellious youth of Baby, a guitar-playing rocker wannabe from a working-class neighborhood in Prague. The...

Pavel Šporcl: A Tribute to Paganini

The most distinctive member of the young generation of Czech violinists, Pavel Šporcl has been reaping triumphs with audiences in major music venues worldwide, thanks to his formidable art combined...

Čechomor – Concert

Čechomor, cult World Music band from the Czech Republic, explode on stage with raw vitality. Rooted in Moravian village music, their repertoire reflects the passion and anguish of a egion molded by...

JAROSLAV JEŽEK : LIFE IS JUST AN ACCIDENT

Jaroslav Ježek (1906 Praha – 1942 New York) was one of the most distinctive composers of modern Czech music between the wars. Close links with “Liberated Theatre“ split his work into two currents...

CZECH PLAYS : SEVEN NEW WORKS

The book launch of CZECH PLAYS: SEVEN NEW WORKS, the first English-language anthology of Czech plays written after the 1989 “Velvet Revolution.” These seven works are selected from Czech Plays in...

Summer on the Roof - The Can

Come and enjoy Czech films and Manhattan views on the rooftop of the Bohemian National Hall. Films are screened at dusk every Thursday until October 1st. In case of bad weather films will be screened...

Museum Mile

The Czech Center New York will for the fifth time join New York’s finest museums and cultural institutions in the mile-long block party and visual arts celebration on 5th Avenue.

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