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International Film Festival "Little Europe"

Date: 15 October 2019 - 23 October 2019, Venue: Delhi, University of Delhi

Lovers of good cinema at Universiry of Delhi. The Ambassador of the Czech Republic in India Milan Hovorka has inaugurated the International Film Festival "Little Europe" on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the University of Delhi. This festival is organized every year by the Department of Slavonic and Finno-Ugrian Studies of the University of Delhi, in cooperation with Embassies of the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Croatia, Bulgaria and Russia.

This year's festival was focused on the "Axiological Reflections in Cinema".


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It has become already a tradition that the first movie shown at the festival is from the Czech Republic. This time the Czech Embassy in New Delhi nominated a movie "Tender Waves" (Něžné vlny), a romantic comedy of the Czech director Jiri Vejdelek, which is situated to November 1989 and reminds historical moments of the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia of which 30th anniversary we are celebrating this year. "Indeed, it is not just a romance. The film helps us understand certain fundamental values and freedoms and reminds us of the need to stand for them," saut the Ambassador on the occasion.