An acclaimed film director representing the Czechoslovak New Wave.
An acclaimed film director representing the Czechoslovak New Wave, a generation of films made in the 1960s employing new themes and artistic means. In her films, Chytilová criticized contemporary society, and received a number of international awards after the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
The illustrated project Czech Heroines was inspired by the centenary of voting rights for Czech women and the 200th anniversary of the birth of the prominent Czech writer Božena Němcová. It is a joint project by the Czech Centres, the Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia and Radio Prague International.