Embassy of the Czech Republic: Spring Events

www.mzv.cz/washington
Where:
Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008
Contact:
Jana Racova
(202) 253-2113 or (202) 274-9108

"Freedom of Expression in the Contemporary World"

Project of the Embassy of the Czech Republic

Dedicated to Miloš Forman and Václav Havel

The Embassy of the Czech Republic presents the project Freedom of Expression in the Contemporary World, which is dedicated to lifelong friends and symbols of the fight for democracy and freedom: the renowned Czech film director Miloš Forman and former Czech and Czechoslovak President Václav Havel.

Running from February 23 - June 11, 2012, the project incorporates documentary screenings, panel discussions, exhibitions, and lectures focusing on freedom of expression particularly in Burma, Belarus, and Cuba.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

February 23, 7 pm: Documentary Screening: Miloš Forman: What Doesn't Kill You …
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

March 6, 7 pm: Documentary Screening: Citizen Havel
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

March/April 2012: Documentary screenings and discussions on the priorities of the current Czech foreign policy: Burma, Belarus, Cuba
Location: TBC

April 17 – May 10, 2012: Exhibition Opening: Prague 1968, Photographs of Paul Goldsmith
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

May 15 – June 11, 2012: Exhibition Opening: Samizdat: The Czech Art of Resistance 1968-1989
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

For further information, email jana_racova@mzv.cz

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