FESTIVALS: Cervena Wins Golden Prague TV Fest

    Cervena by Olga Sommerova Cervena by Olga Sommerova

    PRAGUE: The Czech documentary Cervena directed by Olga Sommerova won the main prize of the 54th Golden Prague TV festival. The film about the international opera singer Sona Cervena was produced by Evolution Films and Aerofilms.

    Other awards given out at the festival include a prize in the performing arts category to the BBC production Young Men. The prize in the music/dance/theatre documentary category went to the German film Silence – Composers in Revolutionary Russia.

    The festival, which was founded in 1964 and is organised by Czech TV, took place 27 – 30 September 2017 at the New Stage of the National Theatre.