The Made In Prague film festival reaches its 21st edition this year. It will celebrate by screening the first UK retrospective of enfant terrible of the Czechoslovak New Wave Jan Němec, who died last year. It will screen 11 of his features and shorts, including his final film The Wolf from Royal Vineyeard Street, in which he reimagines his life, and The Party And The Guests, which was banned "forever" at the time by the Czechoslovak government.

The festival also celebrates the best of the current crop of films from the country, along with additional visual arts, music and theatre. The festival runs from November 8 to December 6, with the film showcase running from November 10-19.

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Late Night Talks With Mother
Late Night Talks With Mother
Semi-autobiographical reflections based on Němec’s imaginary dialogue with his mother and inspired by Kafka’s A Letter to his Father.
The Wolf From Royal Vineyard Street
The Wolf From Royal Vineyard Street
A comedic reinvention of the director's own own quasi-autobiographical short stories.
Diamonds Of The Night
Diamonds Of The Night
Two boys run away from the certain death awaiting them at a Nazi concentration camp.
The Czech Connection
The Czech Connection
Short experimental film conceived by the director as a metaphor for his own death.
Toyen
Toyen
Portrait of the Czech surrealist.
The Teacher
The Teacher
A teacher creates a climate of fear in the classroom.

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