Program Ianuarie – Februarie 2012

Below you may find in brief what we have prepared for you for the upcoming sleepy months…

VI 20.01.2012 / Piesa de teatru
Cabina Artistelor @ ArCuB (in prezenta lui Arnost Goldflam)
O cabina mica – patru masute, cateva scaune si un dulap plin de vise – e  locul unde se cladesc destinele a patru actrițe, locul unde se confeseaza, unde se asculta, unde visele iau viata, unde se sufera,  unde se descatuseaza conflicte, dar se leaga si prietenii, locul unde actriţele se pregatesc pentru a intra in scena. In prezenta autorului piesei, unul dintre cei mai cunoscuti dramaturgi cehi, Arnost Goldflam.

LU 23.01.2012 / Documentary Mondays
The Hardest of Choices / Dagmar Smržová / 2010 / 57 min
Povestile a 4 familii care refuza optiunea avortului in ciuda faptului ca stiau ca li se vor naste copii cu handicap.  A obtinut premiul pentru cel mai bun documentar ceh la Festivalul de film din Pilsen in 2011.

LU 30.01.2012 / Documentary Mondays
Sanctity Growers/ Adam Oľha / CZ / 2005/ 28 min 
Two brothers, one sect, recycling rituals, garbage obsession and nazi uniforms in one real story.

Vanzatorul de Pasari  / Luiza Alecsandru / RO / 2011 / 30 min
Premiera documentarului ce trateaza spatiul public din Istanbul ca un camp deschis celor mai diverse oportunitati. Cu un simt special al promovarii, vanzarii si negocierii, vanzatorul de pasari incarneaza spiritul turc al artei schimburilor comercial , devenind  unul dintre reperele culturale neoficiale ale orasului.

MI 1.02.2012 / 19h00 / Listening Party
AD 170 Dvorak Remastered
Vom anunta castigatorul concursului si vom asculta remixurile muzici lui Dvorak propuse de concurenti. Mai mult la www.soundcloud.com/centrulceh

JO 9.02.2012 / No Silence, Please!
Metropolis & Cool Haters
Metropolis / Fritz Lang / Germany / 1927 / 53 min
Film mut de science fiction. Actiunea este plasata intr-un oras al viitorului, infatisat intr-o maniera caracteristica societatilor de tip distopic, iar tema abordata este cea a crizei sociale dintre forta de munca, muncitori si proprietari (singurul film de cinema din programul “Memory of the World” – patrimoniul mondial de documente al organizației UNESCO).

Cool Haters
Proiect experimental a 9 tineri muzicieni romani, care se cristalizeaza constant in formule compozitionale diferite. Gruparea prezenta a fost gandita special pentru METROPOLIS SUNET IMPROVIZAT si este o coagulare de energii si idei in vederea re-inventarii realitatii audio a unui film mut istoric.

LU 13.02.2012 / Documentary Mondays
Solar Eclipse / Martin Marecek / 2011/ 81 min
Filmul se deschide cu 2 elctricieni ai guvernului Republicii Cehe, Milan si Tomas care se intorc in satul Zambian Masuku pentru a verifica starea unui panou solar pe care il construisera cu cativa ani inainte pentru a alimenta cu energie electrica scoala locala, o clinica si cateva case. Gasesc totul in paragina gratie interventiei creative a localnicilor… Desemnat cel mai bun documentar cehesc din 2011, castigator al Premiului audientei si al premiului Silver Eye in cadrul editiei din 2011 a Festivalului Jilhava. Filmul recent al regizorului documentarului de succes „Auto*Mat“

MI  22.02 – JO 23.02  
Best of CZECH VIDEO ART (1997 – 2011)
Turul ghidat prin operele celor mai originali artisti video ai momentului din Cehia. Proiectiile au loc in doua seri consecutive, fiecare abordand  tematici controversate si incitante. Pregatit de Research Centre of Academy of Fine Arts Prague.
Ziua 1. Arhitectura, Spatiu, Urbanism
Ziua 2. „B-movie“ – atingand limitele genurilor porno, horror, violenta, bizar (Accesul permis doar  persoanelor peste 18 ani).

LU 27.02.2012 / Documentary Mondays
Czech Peace / Vít Klusák, Filip Remunda / 2010/ 100 min
Comedie documentara cu specificul unui film de lung-metraj, apeland la tehnica ironiei si a exagerarii detasate. Actiunea are loc in jurul planurilor de constructie a unui sistem radar americane in Brdy, baza militara din Republica Ceha. Realizat de regizorii documentarului de succes despre un supermarket fictiv „Czech Dream“.

LU 20.02. 2012 / Cursuri de Limba Ceha
Centrul Ceh organizeaza cursuri de limba ceha cu lector Hana Herrmannova. Inscrieri la prudil@czech.cz

 

ENGLISH VERSION

FR 20.01.2012 / Theatre Play
Women’s Closet @ ArCuB (in the presence of Arnost Goldflam)
One small cabin – four tables, a few chairs and a cupboard full of dreams – this is the place of the destinies of four artists are build up, the place where they confer and listen to each other, where dreams take shape, conflicts emerge while friendships are borne, the place where the actresses get ready to go on stage. The play will take place in the presence of the author and on of the leading Czech playwrights, Arnost Goldflam.

MO 23.01.2012 / Documentary Mondays
The Hardest of Choices / Dagmar Smržová / 2010 / 57 min
The stories of four families which refuse to resort to abortion although being aware that their children will be born handicapped. Prize for the best Czech documentary at the 2011 Pilsen Film Festival.

MO  30.01.2012 / Documentary Mondays
Sanctity Growers/ Adam Oľha / 2005/ 28 min 
Two brothers, one sect, recycling rituals, garbage obsession and nazi uniforms in one real story.

Bird Seller  / Luiza Alecsandru / 2011
Premiere of Romanian short documentary focusing on public space in Istanbul as a place for all divers sales opportunities. With a special sense for promotion, negotiation and selling, the bird seller embodies the Turkish spirit of the art of trade and stands as one of the underground cultural landmarks of the city.

WE 1.02.2012 / 19h00 / Listening Party
AD 170 Dvorak Remastered
Listening session of all remixes submitted by the participants of the Dvorak Remastered contest, a party and an award giving to the best remix! More info at www.soundcloud.com/centrulceh

TH 9.02.2012 / No Silence, Please!
Metropolis & Cool Haters
Metropolis / Fritz Lang / Germany / 1927 / 53 min
The action takes place in a city of the future, portrayed in a distopic manner and approaching the subject of the social crisis between the work force, workers and landowners. This silent science-fiction movie is the only cinema film included in the UNESCO  programme “Memory of the World“ –  world documentary heritage database.

Cool Haters
Underground experimental project of 9  young Romanian musicians, constantly crystallizing into various musical projects. The present formula, created especially for METROPOLIS IMPROVISED SOUND is a coagulation of energies and ideas aimed at re-imagining the audio reality of an historic silent movie.

MO 13.02.2012 / Documentary Mondays
Solar Eclipse / Martin Marecek / 2011/ 81 min
Documentary about the collision of European noblesse oblige and the emergence of the Third World. Black and white mindsets subtly, humorously, and touchingly collide. Awarded the distinction for best Czech documentary in 2011, won the audience and Silver Eye prizes at 2011 Jihlava Documentary Film Festival. Recent film by the author of the successful documentary “Auto*Mat”.

WE  22.02 – JO 22.02  / The best of CZECH VIDEO ART ( 1999 – 2011)
Guided tour through the works of the most original contemporary Czech video artists. Screenings take place in two consecutive evenings, each approaching a hot and controversial thematic. Prepared by the Research Centre of Academy of Fine Arts Prague.
Day 1. Architecture, Space, Urbanism
Day 2. „B- Movie“ – on the edge of porn, horror, violence or  bizarreness . Access only allowed to those over 18.

MO 27.02.2012 / Documentary Mondays
Czech Peace / Vít Klusák, Filip Remunda / 2010/ 100 min
Feature-length documentary comedy resorting to irony and dramatic exaggeration to portray the building of an American radar system in Brdy, Czech Republic. Recent film by the authors of successful documentary about non-existing supermarket „Czech Dream“.

MO 20.02. 2012 / Czech Language Courses
The Czech Centre organizes Czech language courses with lector Hana Herrmannova Inscriptions at prudil@czech.cz.

ARTMAP

Today at 16:00, Documenting our everyday lives with a cell phoneToday at 18:00, Bucharest
Today at 19:30, Spații Vii #abstractToday at 21:00, Bucharest
Today at 21:00, Jozef Van Wissem live in ControlToday at 23:00, Bucharest
Today at 21:00, Orkid live @UnderworldTmrw at 00:00, Bucharest
Tmrw at 17:00, Wacom prezintă: Workshop de benzi desenate cu Toma AlexandruTmrw at 20:00, Bucharest
Tmrw at 18:30, 103 – conferință Raphael ZuberTmrw at 21:30, -
Tmrw at 19:30, Stefano Raimondi: Here, there everywhere in nowhereTmrw at 21:30, Bucharest
Mon. 23/10, Original Copy / DM → Mon. 23/10, Bucharest
Tue. 24/10, Istoria filmului european în GIF-uri → Thu. 26/10, Bucharest
Thu. 26/10, Made in CZ / Found in RO → Fri. 03/11, Bucharest
Thu. 26/10, Arhiva Cineclubului Stud-Film → Thu. 26/10, Bucharest
Thu. 26/10, Festival de Film Rus 2017 → Sun. 29/10, Bucharest
Thu. 26/10, Psycho (r. Iris Spiridon) / 26 oct → Thu. 26/10, Bucharest
Mon. 30/10, Slam Poetry → Mon. 30/10, Bucharest
Wed. 01/11, UrbanEye Film Festival 2017 → Sun. 05/11, Bucharest
Thu. 09/11, Róbert Köteles Solo Show → Sun. 14/01, Bucharest
Thu. 16/11, Chrysta Bell live in Control → Thu. 16/11, Bucharest
Fri. 17/11, ArchiTECHture Conference&Expo 17 noiembrie → Fri. 17/11, Cluj-Napoca
Sat. 25/11, Black Lips live in Control → Sat. 25/11, Bucharest

You can still see

Fri. 04/08, Cinema în aer liber la OCC → Sun. 29/10, Bucharest
Thu. 21/09, Expoziţie "Hacia el mar" / "Spre mare", de Clara Durán → Sat. 28/10, Bucharest
Mon. 25/09, LdaVi Call for VR Worldbuilding Lab → Tue. 05/12, Bucharest
Sat. 30/09, Dorian – spectacol de dans contemporan → Mon. 23/10, Bucharest
Fri. 06/10, Petanqfuck → Fri. 17/11, Cluj-Napoca
Mon. 16/10, AFF 2017 → Sun. 22/10, Sibiu
Mon. 16/10, The Power of Storytelling: The Festival → Sun. 22/10, Bucharest
Yesterday, Săptămâna Filmului CoreeanTmrw at 22:00, Bucharest
Yesterday, Dracula Film Festival, ediția a V-a → Sun. 22/10, Brasov