The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center is dedicated to artists, educators and audiences of the world. The AFI Silver presents the richness of American and world cinema, exploring all forms of the moving image in the digital era and seeing the screen itself as a source of literacy, learning and vision for the future. AFI is a national institute providing leadership in screen education and the recognition and celebration of excellence in the art of film, television and digital media.
American Friends of the Czech Republic (AFoCR) is an independent American non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the relationship between the United States and Czech Republic. AFoCR fosters communication, encourages understanding, invites friendship, and promotes mutual respect between the two countries and their peoples, governments, economic enterprises, civic and cultural institutions. Nationwide in scope, AFoCR is the voice of the American constituency that supports close and strong relations with the Czech Republic and its people.
Housed in the dynamic and multidisciplinary Katzen Arts Center, the American University Museum builds its programming on the strengths of a great college and great university. It focuses on international art because American University has a global commitment. The museum shows political art because the university is committed to human rights, social justice, and political engagement. Further, it also supports the artists in the community because the university takes an active and responsible role in the formation of contemporary art and culture. The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center present exhibitions that mirror American University’s aspirations to be the premier Washington-based, global university. Its programming puts the best art of the DC region in a national and international context.
AT&T is bringing it all together for its customers, from revolutionary smartphones to next-generation TV services and sophisticated solutions for multi-national businesses. For more than a century, AT&T Enterprise Services, Inc. have consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services and excellent customer care. Today, its mission is to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else. AT&T Enterprise Services, Inc. are fulfilling this vision by creating new solutions for consumers and businesses and by driving innovation in the communications and entertainment industry.
Bio Illusion is a limited liability company that was founded in 2003. Its team has many years of experience in making cinematic and television productions. Bio Illusion’s main activity is the production of full-length feature films. From coming up with subject matter, finding authors, developing the screenplays through shooting and post-production up to the premiere of the film, to include participating in the advertising campaign, Bio Illusion does it all. It provides all services necessary for the custom production of full-length films, television programs, advertising spots and musical clips. Its basic philosophy is to produce quality films in a wide range of genres with an emphasis on comedies, which are a joy to make but also offer viewers humor, comfort, laughter and emotion which guarantees years of viewer interest. Producer and director Miloš Šmídmajer stands at the head of the company.
Bistro Bohem is Washington, DC’s newest and most lively hangout, which is located in the historic U Street / Shaw Neighborhood, just a mile north of the White House. It is unique to the area, offering flavorful Eastern European cuisine in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere.
Classical WETA and WETA Television are public broadcasting stations serving the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia with high-quality programming. Classical WETA 90.9 FM is the exclusive classical music radio station in the nation’s capital and is consistently one of the most-listened-to stations in the market. Classical WETA can be heard at 90.9 FM in the Washington area, 88.9 FM in Frederick, Maryland, and 89.1 FM in Hagerstown, Maryland, as well via Internet streaming at www.classicalweta.org. VivaLaVoce — The Station That Sings — is Classical WETA’s all-vocal classical music channel available by live stream at www.vivalavoce.org and via the HD2 signal of 90.9 FM.
The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles has a number of festivities paying tribute to director Miloš Forman on the West Coast!
The Czech Center New York (CC NY) is a meeting place for Czech and local culture, a place where artists and professionals, Czech and non-Czech alike, can get to know each other and talk about their work, and produce work together, when the chance presents itself. Though of course our focus is on contemporary Czech artists, we are open to any idea that addresses current cultural or social themes, and are committed to the support of new international projects.
Czech Radio is the only public service radio in the Czech Republic. Next to its main 4 nationwide full service format stations, Czech Radio offers also 4 special stations focusing on news and current affairs, classical music, popularization of science and applied technical sciences, and young audience. Further, Czech Radio broadcasts abroad in 6 languages including Czech (service for compatriots living abroad).
www.rozhlas.cz (Czech version)
www.radio.cz/en (English version)
The Office of Motion Picture and Television Development (also known as the DC Film Office) is an agency within the District of Columbia government that markets and promotes the District as a premiere location for film and video production. Our objective is to attract feature film, television, video and commercial production to shoot on-location in the District, to position the District at the forefront of the motion picture industry, and to initiate and implement programs aimed at generating revenue and stimulating employment opportunities for District residents and businesses. The DC Film Office is a one-stop-shop for film permits, and manages the logistics, inter-agency coordination, and communications, for all film and television production activities in District of Columbia public space.
For more information, please visit www.film.dc.gov/DC/FILM/.
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough challenges linked to global macrotrends such as safety, security, and energy. With approximately 122,000 employees worldwide, including more than 19,000 engineers and scientists, we have an unrelenting focus on quality, delivery, value, and technology in everything we make and do.
Javlin is a premiere provider of data integration software and solutions for mass data processing. The company of over 50 dedicated and very specialized individuals is squarely focused on the business of managing these complex data solutions from small, medium to large. They pride themselves in delivering the best price and performance of any company in the industry. In addition to being a technology solutions provider, Javlin offers both data integration consulting services and custom software development to deliver solutions quickly and affordably to customers of all sizes.
The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.
LINET Americas was founded in 2010 as a subsidiary of the Czech company LINET, one of the top 5 manufacturers of hospital beds in the world. In 2011, LINET Americas became a part of an international holding company, LINET Group SE based in the Netherlands, founded by LINET and German company WiBo GmbH. The partnership created the largest European company in the production of beds for medical and residential care. LINET’s business strategy especially relies on opportunities for in-house technical innovation and its application in product development. The company closely cooperates with medical staff to make sure that the design and function of its products meet all demands of modern healthcare. This successful strategy helped LINET to win several prestigious awards, including the European Business Award, Innovation of the Year, Outstanding Design Award, Manager of the Year, Company of the Year, Czech Top 100 and others. It is Linet Americas’ goal to help improve the cost and quality of healthcare by providing practical solutions to our customers.
In 1923, the Czechoslovak government decided that Czernin Palace would be alloted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offices of which were dispersed in several places in Prague. State rooms of Czernin Palace host many significant negotiations, and serve for the purposes of multiple conferences and sessions. It is not by accident that it was here where the Warsaw Treaty was dissolved at the beginning of 1990s.
Click here for a virtual tour of the Czernin Palace.
Motion Picture Association of America is the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries, domestically and, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, internationally. It champions a healthy, thriving film and television industry by engaging in a variety of legislative, policy, education, technology and law enforcement initiatives. These efforts range from safeguarding intellectual property rights to using technology to expand consumer entertainment choices, to championing fair trade agreements and a secure future for artistic freedom of expression.
The National Film Archive (NFA) is one of the ten oldest film archives in the world. The NFA's function is collection, preservation, scientific processing, and using of audiovisual archival materials which document national film production, genesis and development of film art, life of the Czech nation and important world events. At present, the NFA takes care of more tha 150 million film meters, 600 thousand photographs, 30 thousand posters, and 100 thousand advert materials.
The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
Pilsner Urquell is the world’s first and original Pilsner. It has a pure and distinctive taste that is known for a fine balance of sweetness and bitterness. Untouched since it was first created in the enchanting central European city of Pilsen, Pilsner Urquell is celebrated for its originality, authenticity and uncompromised quality.
Originally named after the infamous Victorian public house from Britain's popular soap opera Eastenders, Queen Vic aims to give all their guests a true feel for what a British Pub means. Not only they are offering a traditional British Menu with all the best comfort fare, they will also be using local and seasonally sourced ingredients to create a massive chalkboard full of delicious, exciting dishes.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of the American nation and its many peoples. It creates opportunities for learning, stimulating imaginations, and presenting challenging ideas about America’s past.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of the Native cultures of the Western Hemisphere, past, present, and future, through partnership with Native people and others. The museum works to support the continuance of culture, traditional values, and transitions in contemporary Native life.
The Avalon Theatre has been a cornerstone of northwest Washington DC since the theater opened in February 1923. In April 2003, the Avalon became a nonprofit theater operated by The Avalon Theatre Project. As an independent, nonprofit theater, the Avalon offers exciting and diverse programming that includes outstanding first-run commercial films, independent and foreign films, documentaries, film festivals, and special programs for families and seniors. The Avalon Café opened in April 2009 in one of the theater’s retail spaces and will enhance the movie-going experience with outstanding food and beverages.
As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world. The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music remains the preeminent Catholic center for music study in the United States and is internationally recognized for perpetuating the Church’s historical role in uplifting the human spirit through the study and performance of music.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts continues its efforts to fulfill President Kennedy's vision by producing and presenting an unmatched variety of theater and musicals, dance and ballet, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, world, and folk music, and multi-media performances for all ages. Every year the institution that bears President Kennedy's name brings his dream to fruition, touching the lives of millions of people through thousands of performances by the greatest artists from across America and around the world. The Center also nurtures new works and young artists, creating performances, broadcasts, and touring productions while serving the nation as a leader in arts education.
Washington Musica Viva, Inc. (WMV) was incorporated in Montgomery County as a non-profit arts organization in July 1998. Its mission is to produce public performances of a broad range of classical, jazz-based, and contemporary chamber music. Washington Musica Viva has a special focus on local composers, women composers, African-American composers, composers suffering under political oppression, and unfamiliar masterpieces of all kinds.
Westinghouse Electric Company provides fuel, services, technology, plant design, and equipment to utility and industrial customers in the worldwide commercial nuclear electric power industry. Westinghouse Electric Company has a long-standing commitment to excellence in commercial nuclear reactor technology.