Czech That Film Tour 2017

Published in Special Events

Broadway; FREE
Tues 4/4, Wed 4/5, Thurs 4/6
All films are in Czech with English subtitles

Opening night film DEVIL’S MISTRESS will screen with director Q&A to follow.

Don’t miss this three-day program of the newest and best in Czech Cinema. For more information on each film, view Full Summary below. Showtimes are listed below.

Tuesday April 4
7:00 PM DEVIL’S MISTRESS
dir. Filip Renc
A film about the black-and-white era actress Lída Baarová and her doomed love affair.  (2016, 106 min.)
 
Wednesday April 5
5:00 pm I, OLGA HEPNAROVA
dir. Petr Kazda, Tomás Weinreb

"My verdict is: I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague. (2016, 105 min.)

7:00 pm SNAKE BROTHERS
dir. Jan Prusinovský

Brothers Grass and Cobra Snake feel unable to build up a life to be satisfied with. Grass, unemployed and still without a girl, does not know how to escape from the shadow of his druggie and troublemaker brother Cobra. (2016, 106 min.)

9:00 pm TEACHER
dir. Jan Hrebejk

Since the arrival of the new teacher, Maria Drazdechova, to a Bratislava suburban school in the year of 1983, life has turned upside down for students and parents. (2016, 102 min.)

Thursday April 6
5:00 pm LITTLE FROM THE FISH SHOP
dir. Jan Balej
Everyone's familiar with Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid, the story of a love capable of forgiving even the greatest betrayal. (2015, 72 min.)
 
7:00 pm TIGER THEORY
dir. Radek Bajgar
The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on the same route. (2016, 107 min.)
 
9:00 pm THE NOONDAY WITCH
dir. Jiri Sádek, Matej Chlupacek
A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to wither. (2016 , 90 min.)