Multi-hyphenate (actor/writer/director) Oliver Horsfall is bringing his latest play entitled Tears to Divadlo D21 in Prague 2 this month. In addition to writing, directing and performing in the play, Horsfall also serves as Artistic Director for Donkey Drop Theatre at the venue. Horsfall won the acclaimed Best of the Fest Award in 2015 at the  International Youth Arts Festival in the UK for his first play, The Edge, and first premiered Tears the following year to rave reviews.  Tears tells the story of a woman (played in a slick bit of casting by Emma Byrne as the younger version of the character and, in the second act, by Amy Rush with Byrne playing her daughter) who is slowly losing herselfRead more.

There is a pivotal moment in the Italian film Cinema Paradiso where a fire ravages the local movie theatre and all appears lost. Our film’s boy hero Salvatore manages to save the projectionist’s life and the subsequent bond and the theatres influence upon a small post-war village is detailed in this 1988 cult classic from director Giuseppe Tornatore. The power of a local movie art house to actively affect its surroundings is also evident with our very own cinematic jewel, Kino Aero, Biskupcova 31. Pro Aero s.r.o (For Aero) owns and operates one of the very few theatres committed entirely to innovative and cutting-edge film presentations. Ivo Andrle a film enthusiast and holder of International Finance degree opted out ofRead more.