22nd September 2020: The Golden Age of Czech Cinema, 1960 -1970
The 1960s saw a general renewal of film culture worldwide. Among the many 'new waves' of the time, almost none was more important than that of Czech cinema: it was the one national voice from central and eastern Europe that made this episode of culture unique.
A talk by Mark Le Fanu, a film historian based at University College London. He has written widely about Tarkovsky and about Japanese cinema. His most recent book is 'Believing in Film: Christianity and Classic European Cinema' (Bloomsbury, 2020).
Tuesday 16th June 2020 at 6.30pm in the Embassy of the Czech Republic, 26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY
£15 including a glass of wine. Booking here.
EVENT ORGANISED WITH THE COOPERATION OF THE EMBASSY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Images from left to right: Baron Prášil, Loves of a Blonde, Closely Observed Trains, The Cremator.
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