Ambassador attends event to mark the 100th anniversary of Jiří Trnka´s birth
On 6 October 2012, the Ambassador Jiří Šitler opened an exhibition on Jiří Trnka and the retrospective of the famous Czech artist´s films in the Studio Cinema in Bucharest. The event to commemorate one of the founders of the Czech animated film is part of the international Anim´est Film Festival.
A series of Jiří Trnka´s short animated films includes The Cybernetic Grandma, a Sci-Fi horror film of the 60´s. The opening of the exhibition was followed by the screening of the full-length puppet film based on William Shakespeare´s A Midsummer Night´s Dream. Several original puppets by Jiří Trnka can be seen at the exhibition.