Sunday, March 19, 2017

Czech That Film 2017 Brings to America Eight Awesome Films from the Czech Republic

By José Alberto Hermosillo,
Czech that Film. Photo: Jose Hermosillo Copyrights © 2017 Festival in LA
The best of Czech cinema comes to America with the traveling festival Czech That Film 2017.

The sixth edition will showcase eight great films from the Czech Republic in 15 participant cities: Los Angeles and San Francisco (CA), Salt Lake City (UT), Austin (TX), Washington, D.C., Denver (CO), Dallas (TX), Atlanta (GA), Toronto (Canada), New York City, Little Rock (AK), Portland (OR), Minneapolis (MS), Chicago (IL) and Seattle (WA). 

The Festival's grand opening is on March 23rd, 2017 at Laemmle's Monica Film Center in Santa Monica, California with the screening of “
The Teacher,” a comedy/drama set in the 1980's that has delighted audiences across Europe and now we have a unique opportunity to watch it on the big screen.
Ivan Passer (writer of "Loves of a Blondie" and director
of "Born to Win," "Stalin," "Cutter's Way"). Photo: Jose Hermosillo 
Copyrights© Festival in LA 2017.
One of the greatest masters of the Czech New Wave, Ivan Passer (writer of Milos Forman's "Loves of a Blondie" and "The Firemen's Ball," and director of "Born to Win," "Stalin," "Cutter's Way," "Intimate Lighting"). He will be in person on March 26th at the New Beverly Cinema to introduce his masterpiece and film debut, “Intimate Lighting” and another film he wrote for Milos Forman, “The Fireman’s Ball.”

The venues in the Los Angeles are The Laemmle's Monica Film Center, USC's Ray Stark Family, Chapman University, and the New Beverly Cinema.

For more information about the films, venues, cities, and programs visit: Czech That Film Program

Festival in LA has selected a few must-see Czech films this year: 

The Teacher



Director: Jan Hřebejk

The Devil's Mistress

Lída Baarová


Director: Filip Renč

Little from the Fish Shop

Malá z rybárny


 Director: Jan Balej

The Snake Brothers

Kobry a užovky


Director: Jan Prušinovský

Intimate Lighting

Intimní osvětlení


Director: Ivan Passer

For more information visit official website: 

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And to ELMA (European Languages & Movies in America).

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1 comment:

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