Czech Centre London

November 4, 2014

Michael Žantovský on Havel: Dissident, Playwright and Philosopher

By Tom Adams On 3 November the Frontline Club hosted an event organised by the Czech Centre London, the insight with Michael Žantovský was part of the ‘Made in Prague’ festival season. Michael Žantovský, who is the current Czech Ambassador to the Court of St James, was discussing his new book called Havel: A Life.  Václav Havel was elected as President […]

Friday 24 May 2013, 7:00 PM

Screening: Motherland or Death

For over 50 years Cuba has been following the battle-cry of the revolution: Patria o Muerte, which translates as Motherland or Death. Veteran Russian documentarian Vitaly Mansky centers on the generation born before the revolution. They are devoted to their motherland with heart and soul, yet curse the circumstances in which they are forced to live.

Thursday 11 April 2013, 7:00 PM

Screening: Amazing Azerbaijan! + Q&A

Amazing Azerbaijan! is a tale of two countries: one a shiny democratic republic the government proudly puts on display for visiting journalists and dignitaries. The other country is a repressive and corrupt state with no respect for freedom of expression, in which peaceful protesters are violently beaten and journalists are threatened or even killed. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Liz Mermin.