Jeremy Irons at Vaclav Havel Memorial Event

Jeremy Irons attended an event in memory of the late former Czechoslovak and Czech President Vaclav Havel, in central London, Wednesday, February 29, 2012. The evening included theatre, readings, photographs and music. Jeremy Irons read excerpts from Havel’s Letters to Olga and his dissident essay The Power of the Powerless.

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The Power of the Powerless screening at Sacramento Film Festival

The 2009 Sacramento Film & Music Festival marks 10 years of the Capitol City’s celebration of cinema and music with its eponymous summer festival. The films are screened at the Crest Theatre from July 24 to August 2, 2009.

“The Power of the Powerless”, winner of the Golden Palm award at the Mexico International Film Festival, is a feature documentary directed and produced by Cory Taylor. “The Power of the Powerless” chronicles the rise and fall of communism in eastern Europe, as witnessed through the experience of what was then Czechoslovakia. The film is narrated by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons.

The movie will be shown August 2, 2009 at 12:00 noon.

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