I would like for the twentieth century never to be repeated
Olga Fialová was born on 9 February 1927 in Prague as the daughter of the bank clerk Martin Reis. Soon after the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia was established, her father joined Petiční výbor Věrni zůstaneme (the Petition Committee Faithful We Remain) and supported the families of people persecuted by the Nazi administration; he was arrested for his illegal activities and imprisoned in Germany in the years 1942 to 1945. After the war he became vice chairman of the Settlement Bureau, where he organised the official deportation of the German inhabitants. In 1945 Olga Fialová followed in her father's footsteps and joined the Czechoslovak Social Democracy, in May 1948 she became a member of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia. After graduating from the grammar school on Vodičkova Street in Prague (1946), she spent a year in Great Britain. In the late 1940s she studied English and Czech at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague. In 1949 she married the art historian Vla ...
As a child I felt social differences quite keenly
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Tři dokumentaristé Post Bellum strávili v listopadu loňského roku tři týdny v Izraeli dokumentováním vzpomínek českých a slovenských Židů. O to, jaké neobyčejné životní příběhy vyslechli, se podělili na komentovaném promítání ukázek z rozhovorů v pražském kině Ponrepo.