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4 Dec 2017

DOT 504 at Jerusalem Dance Week

The DOT504 Dance Company presents project created by Jozef Fruček and Linda Kapetanea (RootLessRoot Company) Collective Loss of Memory at the annual festival Jerusalem Dance Week.

6 Oct 2017    |    12 Oct 2017

Ice Mother at the Haifa International Film Festival 2017

Is there an age limit to changing your life? And once you decide to go ahead with it, will your nearest and dearest try to dissuade you? In Bohdan Sláma’s new tragicomedy a sixty-year-old widow finally manages to shake off the influence of her selfish sons in order to begin a new life with a hardy nonconformist. But any kind of change is going to cost something.

11 Oct 2017

The Shop on Main Street at Haifa International Film Festival

In festival section Haifa Classics we present new restored version of the Academy Award-winning drama The Shom on Main Street whose main character accepts an offer to Aryanize a piece of Jewish property. The decision is immoral and the price is steep regardless of excuses. Are ordinary people really always powerless? That’s at least what Tono says to soothe his smarting conscience.

21 Aug 2017    |    31 Oct 2017

Be Our Guest - film edition

On the occasion of Czech Film Week 2017 Czech Centre Tel Aviv presents a special film edition of portraits of its guests who visited Israel to showcase Czech film.

26 Aug 2017

The Fabulous Baron Munchausen

In this unique treatment of the famous book by Gottfried August Bürger, Zeman was inspired by engravings used in the original edition from the hand of one of the most important illustrators of the 19th century, Gustave Doré. Filming the action in black and white, the director then used heavy tinting and different colors as symbols of the changing moods and surprising plot twists of the story. This fantastical adventure - interspersed with unique effects and funny gags - won many international prizes, among other festivals in Cannes and Locarno.

25 Aug 2017

Normal Autistic Film

A foremost Czech documentarist with a unique authorial vision challenges us once and for all to stop perceiving autism as a medical diagnosis. Let’s take hold of the surrounding chaos and overload our senses! In such a state one may understand autism as a fascinating way of thinking that’s often maddeningly difficult to decipher.

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22. 11. 2017

Ester Tower

The artistic artefact / tower by the architect Martin Rajnis in the magic city of Jerusalem is a unique Czech-Israeli project, which not only symbolically represents the traditionally warm relations between the two countries – on political, economic, and cultural levels – but is also the largest cultural event since the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1990. Photos: Pavlina Schultz

09. 08. 2017

Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair

Annually, Czech Centre Tel Aviv participates at the Jerusalem Arts and Crafts Fair. This year we are happy to present a story of the legacy of Czech crafts in combination with modern design created by studio Lipa and family manufacture for wooden toys Josef Pavel. Photo: Pavlina Schultz

09. 08. 2017

Karel Zeman in Jerusalem

We are happy to have a close cooperation with the Train Theatre and the International Puppet Festival in Jerusalem / תיאטרון הקרון. This year in a cooperation with Karel Zeman Museum / Muzeum Karla Zemana in Prague the festival celebrates the spirit of Karel Zeman’s amazing, fantastic world of animation that inspired such filmmakers as Steven Spielberg or Terry Gilliam. In Luuuuna Park in Park HaPa'amon in Jerusalem we prepared an exhibition of images from Karel Zeman's films and a special interactive station where visitors of all age groups can learn, try and understand the magic of film tricks before computers and Photoshop. Photo: Pavlina Schultz

29. 06. 2017

David Vrbik at White Night Tel Aviv 2017

Also this year Czech Centre Tel Aviv participated at the European project during the festival White Night Tel Aviv called Performance Europa and presented audiovisual artist David Vrbik with his Laser String instrument on the Rotschild Boulevard. Photo: Pavlina Schultz

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