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Feeling like checking out a movie? We put together a list of our favorite Czech movie recommendations that might tell you quite a bit about the Czech culture or simply gift you with a lovely evening! Kolya (1996) This Czech drama won the Academy Award for the “Best Foreign Language Film” and the Golden Globe Award for the “Best Foreign Language Film.”  Jan Svěrák, a notable director, stands behind the creation of the movie in which his father Zdeněk Svěrák, a well-known script-writer, played one of the main characters. The sequence of events starts in 1988 when the Soviet bloc is beginning to disintegrate. František Louka is an average Czech bachelor who has just lost his job as a concertRead more.

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According to the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA), Charlatan might try to get into the short-list for the nomination for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards. CFTA had to choose between ten features and documentary films. The decision led to a film by Agnieszka Holland, the Polish director. The 93rd ceremony of the Academy Award will be held on April 25, 2021, in Los Angeles. Charlatan was premiered at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival in February 2020 at the Berlinale Special Gala section. The domestic premiere was supposed to be held in March, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was delayed until August 2020. It showed successful results since the current box office isRead more.

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With cinemas welcoming back movie-goers in May, film fans nervous about sitting in enclosed spaces can visit drive-in theaters thanks to a local art collective. The Art Parking art festival offers a range of movies, poetry readings and other cultural happenings in Prague, Brno, Plzen, and Ostrava on select weekends through the remainder of spring. Stage performances that take place on weekends at the Holesovice Market are set to include acts such as dancers, concerts, theatrical performances, stand-up comedy, and even puppet shows for children. Movies are screened nightly at the Zizkov Train station. “Watching a movie live via an internet webcam or listening to a streamed concert is nice, but a bit like kissing through a veil,” organizers ofRead more.