Holland’s Burning Bush gets 14 Czech Lion nominations

Hořící keř (Burning Bush), Polish director Agnieszka Holland’s film about the aftermath of the 1969 self-immolation of Jan Palach, has received 14 nominations for this year’s Czech Lion domestic movie awards. Jako nikdy (Like Never Before) by Zdeněk Tyc has 12 nominations. The Czech Lion awards are voted on by the Czech Film and Television Academy. This year the event, which is under new management, will take place at Prague’s Rudolfinum on February 22.

Author: Ian Willoughby