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Program

Dec 7, 2019 - Jan 30, 2020

Czech Moments – Velvet

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the Czech Centre Seoul, in cooperation with Seoul Cinematheque, organizes the Czech Moments - Velvet film festival.

Czech Centre Seoul in cooperation with Seoul Cinemateque will organize a mini film festival Czech Moments - Velvet, during which they will present 5 awarded films, mostly from recent years. Through the film, the audience will learn about the fates of prominent personalities in the struggle for freedom, as well as the lives of ordinary people during the totalitarian era.

Milada, dir. David Mrnka (2017)

The story of Milada Horáková, democratic pre-WW2 Czech politician first arrested and tried by the Nazis during the War and then the post-war Communist government for her refusal to cease her opposition activity and leave the country.

Movie review

Movie trailer

 

Masaryk (A Prominent Patient), dir. Julius Ševčík (2017)

A period in the life of diplomat and politician Jan Masaryk, who was the son of Czechoslovakia's founder, served as the country's minister of foreign affairs and has been brutally killed by Russian secret service in 1948.

Movie review

Movie trailer

 

Jan Palach, dir. Robert Sedláček (2018)

The last six months of the life of Jan Palach, who self-immolated to protest against the invasion of Czechoslovakia to crush of Prague Spring.

Movie review

Movie trailer

 

Venue:

13, Donhwamun-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Date

From: Dec 7, 2019
To: Jan 30, 2020

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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