Czech Republic

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

How isolation inspired the quiet domestic photographs of Czechoslovakia’s enigmatic post-war artist

How isolation inspired the quiet domestic photographs of Czechoslovakia’s enigmatic post-war artist

An online exhibition offers an intimate snapshot of life under lockdown, from New York to Prague

An online exhibition offers an intimate snapshot of life under lockdown, from New York to Prague

Eastern European film festivals to participate in international 10-day streaming event

Eastern European film festivals to participate in international 10-day streaming event

Festival of Nothing 2020: the non-existent art shows helping the Czech culture scene in quarantine

Festival of Nothing 2020: the non-existent art shows helping the Czech culture scene in quarantine

Get to know the Czech Republic with post punk, feminist lit, and feel-good Oscar flicks

Get to know the Czech Republic with post punk, feminist lit, and feel-good Oscar flicks

Extinction Rebellion is taking root in Eastern Europe. Here’s what they’re fighting for

Extinction Rebellion is taking root in Eastern Europe. Here’s what they’re fighting for

5 New East films to add to your watchlist from the newly-digital CPH:DOX film festival

5 New East films to add to your watchlist from the newly-digital CPH:DOX film festival

The otherworldly sound of Polish-Chinese musician Ai fen

The otherworldly sound of Polish-Chinese musician Ai fen

This Oscar-nominated Czech animation tells a moving story about a troubled father-daughter relationship

This Oscar-nominated Czech animation tells a moving story about a troubled father-daughter relationship

Out with the Old Town: your guide to Prague’s alternative nightlife venues

Out with the Old Town: your guide to Prague’s alternative nightlife venues

Dana Kyndrová’s celebrated photos capture the many facets of womanhood: subversive, painful, joyous

Dana Kyndrová’s celebrated photos capture the many facets of womanhood: subversive, painful, joyous

What does a lake dream about? This year, London’s off-beat Short Film Festival takes a mythical excursion

What does a lake dream about? This year, London’s off-beat Short Film Festival takes a mythical excursion

Holiday hits: ten New East seasonal tunes to bring you festive cheer

Holiday hits: ten New East seasonal tunes to bring you festive cheer

Dancing with bears: and 11 other suprising but great festive traditions from the New East

Dancing with bears: and 11 other suprising but great festive traditions from the New East

6 Czech photographers offer their radical take on tenderness

6 Czech photographers offer their radical take on tenderness

Bratislava to Tirana: discover the secrets to dreamy travel photos with Mandy Sham

Bratislava to Tirana: discover the secrets to dreamy travel photos with Mandy Sham

Which of these 6 Eastern European films will scoop an Oscar?

Which of these 6 Eastern European films will scoop an Oscar?

These 5 books lay bare what life was really like when communism fell in Eastern Europe

These 5 books lay bare what life was really like when communism fell in Eastern Europe

‘Of course I was afraid’: 4 cultural figures remember 1989, the year that crushed the Eastern Bloc 

‘Of course I was afraid’: 4 cultural figures remember 1989, the year that crushed the Eastern Bloc