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Lions of Czech Film: Burning Bush

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Date: 13 August 2014  Venue: Avalon Theatre

On August 13, at 6:45 pm, the Avalon Theatre will feature for one night only world-renowned director Agnieszka Holland’s internationally hailed epic film BURNING BUSH (Hořící keř), which garnered nine… more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: Men about Town

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Date: 19 August 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On August 19, at 7 pm Bistro Bohem will screen MEN ABOUT TOWN (Světáci) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

THEATRE: A Report on the Academy

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Date: 09 September 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

On September 9, at 6:30 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will launch the Mutual Inspirations Festival with Kafka’s riveting short story A Report on the Academy brought to life in a stunning adaptation… more ►

THEATRE: Metamorphosis

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Venue: Woolly Mammoth Theatre

From September 10–21, the Alliance for New Music-Theatre will perform Kafka’s most influential and popular work – Metamorphosis – in an adaptation by playwright, Steven Berkoff, to bring to the stage both… more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: Cutting It Short

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Date: 16 September 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On September 16, at 7 pm Bistro Bohem will screen CUTTING IT SHORT (Postřižiny) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

DOCS IN SALUTE: Between a Star and a Crescent - Bricha

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Date: 17 September 2014  Venue: Library of Congress

On September 17, at 12 noon (TBC), the Library of Congress will kick off the Docs in Salute series, featuring part one of documentary director Petr Bok's triology Between a Star and a Crescent, comprised… more ►

CONCERT: Amerika - Expression and Exile

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Date: 18 September 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

On September 18, at 6:30 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will feature pianist Lara Downes in the concert Amerika: Expression and Exile. more ►

FILM: In the Shadow

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Date: 08 October 2014  Venue: The Avalon Theater

On October 8, at 8 pm, the Avalon Theatre will showcase director David Ondříček’s highly acclaimed film In the Shadow (Ve stínu). In this mystery, Captain Hakl (Ivan Trojan), a Czech police detective,… more ►

FILM: Amerika

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Date: 09 October 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

On October 9, at 6:30 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will screen director Vladimír Michálek’s debut film Amerika, based on Kafka’s unfinished novel of the same name. more ►

FILM: Golet in the Valley

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Date: 14 October 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On October 14, at 7 pm, Bistro Bohem will screen director Zeno Dostál’s Golet in the Valley (Golet v údolí). Using light humor, the film tells the story of a Jewish village in the most Eastern part of the… more ►

LECTURE: Kafka's Magic Prague

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Date: 16 October 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

On October 16, at 6:30 pm, Czech Cultural Attaché Robert Řehák will give the lecture Kafka’s Magic Prague at the Embassy of the Czech Republic. more ►

FILM: Maharal-Secret of the Talisman

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Date: 18 October 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

On October 18, at 5 pm, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will screen director Pavel Jandourek’s film Maharal – Secret of the Talisman (Maharal - Tajemství talismanu). more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: Golet in the Valley

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Date: 21 October 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On October 21, at 7 pm, Bistro Bohem will screen GOLET IN THE VALLEY (Golet v údolí) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

CONCERT: Overlapping Worlds

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Date: 26 October 2014  Venue: National Gallery of Art

On October 26, at 6:30 pm (TBC), violin virtuoso Alexander Shonert will perform the concert Overlapping Worlds at the National Gallery of Art in an intimate program dedicated to Franz Kafka. more ►

ENCORE: Eugenic Minds

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Date: 08 November 2014  Venue: Katzen Arts Center at American University

November 08, 2014, 6:30 PM The Katzen Arts Center at American University, in collaboration with the Shoah Memorial Prague, will open the exhibition Eugenic Minds comprised of a documentary by Pavel… more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: Waiter, Scarper!

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Date: 18 November 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On November 18, at 7 pm Bistro Bohem will screen WAITER, SCARPER! (Vrchní, prchni!) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

Czech Comedy Classics: I Enjoy the World With You

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Date: 16 December 2014  Venue: Bistro Bohem

On December 16, Bistro Bohem will screen I ENJOY THE WORLD WITH YOU (S tebou mě baví svět) as part of the film and beer series featuring Czech comedy classics. more ►

Film: Václav Havel Prague Castle