CZECH THAT FILM: A FESTIVAL OF CURRENT CZECH CINEMA

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First show: March 30


From provocative premieres to award-winning masterpieces, Czech That Film festival features the best of contemporary Czech cinema touring 11 American cities over four months.

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HONEYMOON
(Líbánky, 2013, 92 min.), dir. Jan Hřebejk
Sunday, March 30, 4 pm; Q&A WITH THE DIRECTOR
The psychological drama Honeymoon is the latest success of veteran Czech director Jan Hřebejk (Oscar-nominated Divided We Fall). An uninvited guest crashes a wedding celebration and threatens to disclose a secret that could drive a wedge between the newlyweds.

DON JUANS
(Donšajni, 2013, 102 min.), dir. Jiří Menzel
Monday, March 31, 7 pm
Don Juans, directed by Oscar-winning director Jiří Menzel (Closely Watched Trains), unveils the world of the opera unmasked, bringing a story of love, disillusionment, and one’s lifelong passion for opera singers—all served with a touch of humor.

COLETTE
(Colette, 2013, 126 min.), dir. Milan Cieslar
Tuesday, April 1, 7 pmin cooperation with the American Jewish Committee
Colette is a dramatic story of young lovers who meet while imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp. The love story, based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize nominee Arnošt Lustig, is inspired by the author’s personal experience in Auschwitz.

LOUSY BASTARDS
(Všiváci , 2013, 100 min.), dir. Roman Kašparovský
Wednesday, April 2, 7 pm
The film centers on the Rohan brothers: Richard and Mikuláš. Their destinies intertwine to form the mutual milestones in their lives. Although the brothers share the same social background, their lifestyles differ completely.  However, they do have one thing in common—a longing for love.

ALL FILMS ARE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

 

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