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The Haifa Film Festival awarded the Lifetime Prize to Jiří Menzel

On 24 September, Jiri Menzel was awarded the Lifetime Award at the 34th International Film Festival in Haifa.

From 22.9 to 1.10.2018, the 34th edition of the Film Festival was held in Haifa, including Czechoslovak Film Days. The event was organized by the Czech Center in Tel Aviv in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Slovak Republic.

As part of the International Film Festival and the Czechoslovak Film Days, the Czech film Winter Flies and The Interpreter was screened, starring by Jiri Menzel. The evening 24th September was opened by director Martin Šulík. We welcomed honored guest, the wife of Jiří Menzel, Olga Menzel who, on his behalf, recieved the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Robert Mikoláš (director of ČC Tel Aviv), Olga Menzelová a Martin Šulík