Christine Leunens and Jojo Rabbit
Christine Leunens has emerged as a great storyteller with two of her four novels having been adapted to film by leading Hollywood players: Taika Waititi, Director of Academy-award-winning film Jojo Rabbit and Mimi Polk Gitlin, the producer of Academy Award-winning film Thelma & Louise. Christine is also a long-term resident of New Zealand, having lived in Nelson for the past 16 years.
This FREE public event will by MC’d by Czech Australian Maia Horniak who runs the Creative Media Programme at Prague City University. Maia will lead the conversation with Christine and they will discuss Christine’s creative processes as a writer, her experience having her novels translated into film and recent work as a screenwriter.
She will also share her experiences collaborating with Taika Waititi and thoughts on the film Jojo Rabbit as well as her more recent experiences working with International Producers and Directors.
More details are here.
Public Screening of Jojo Rabbit - 19 April at 7pm
Prague Municipal Library Hybernska 24, Prague 1
Come and see Jojo Rabbit on the big screen. There will also be an introduction from Christine about the film.
More details are here.
ANZAC Day 2023 - 29 April
The day will begin at the Commonwealth War Graves in Prague 3 with the ode and official wreath laying ceremony. When concluded, everyone is invited to make their way to the VK Slavia Rowing Club in Prague 5. Please note that there is no courtesy bus this year, guests can easily travel from the closest tram stop and take trams 5, 10 or 16 to the Rowing Club.
From 12.30 VK Slavia is our exclusive domain. Bring a picnic blanket and lots of cash for BBQ food, pies, sweets, drinks, a raffle and a voluntary entry fee to help us raise money for charity.
There will be an entertainment programme featuring live musicians.
Plus we will have activities for kids, speeches and a fabulous BBQ run by The Prague Scouts and a well stocked drinks bar that will be serving premium Aus and NZ wines, Prosecco, soft drinks and Ferdinand Beer. The Pie Shop will also be selling their Pies and Sausage Rolls and Sweet Oz will have Anzac biscuits, Lamingtons and more for sale.
Anzac Day is an important commemorative day for Australians and New Zealanders but we encourage ALL nationalities to join, mix and enjoy a day that celebrates freedom and sovereignty, particularly pertinent given the current political climate.
There is no need to register for either part of the day.