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Czech That Film

April 22, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Back for its fifth year, Czech That Film returns to Denver in April with six new films including Home Care/Domácí péce and director Slávek Horák who will be in person on April 22. Also on the list this year is the brand new restoration of the 1958 Invention for Destruction and a nod to the famous Czech tradition of puppetry with the screening of Little Man.

Films And Events In Program:

  • Czech That Film: Home Care

    Czech Republic , 2015 , 92 min.
    Director: Slávek Horák Friday April 22, 7:30pm. Director Slávek Horák in person! Q&A Follows the screening. Reception precedes the film at 6:00pm Wryly humorous and bittersweet, this appealing humanist tale puts a poignant spin on the perennial staple of Czech cinema, the village dramedy.

  • Czech That Film: The Little Man

    Czech Republic , 2015 , 83 min.
    Director: Radek Beran Saturday April 23rd, 2:00pm Weird, wild, and wonderfully inventive, Malý Pán (The Little Man) is the kind of children’s film they just don’t make any more.

  • Czech That Film: The Way Out

    Czech Republic , 2014 , 103 min.
    Director: Petr Václav Saturday April 23rd, 4:00pm Dubbed the best film of the year at the Czech Critics’ awards, director Petr Václav’s The Way Out follows a Romani couple trying to live in a community obscured by prejudice.

  • Czech That Film: Gangster Ka

    Czech Republic , 2015 , 100 min.
    Director: Jan Pachl Saturday April 23rd, 7:00pm A film based on a story by Jaroslav Kmenta, the author of the book Padrino Krejcír. Stylistic and dark, Gangster Ka tells the story of a Mafioso who gets rich by frauding billions of crowns in transactions with petroleum products.

  • Czech That Film: Invention for Destruction

    Czech Republic , 1958 , 81 min.
    Director: Karel Zeman Sunday April 24th, 2:00pm Simon Hart, enthusiastic young engineer visits his teacher Professor Roche who is developing his latest invention. But the two men are captured by pirates following the orders of manipulative and cruel Earl Artigas.

  • Czech That Film: Schmitke

    Czech Republic , 2014 , 94 min.
    Director: Štepán Altrichter Sunday April 24th, 4:00pm Reticent engineer Julius Schmitke is a whizz at anything wind turbine-related. He sets off with his verbose colleague for the Czech side of the Ore Mountains in order to fix a creaking old wind turbine.

More info and tickets: http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx?id=28281


April 22, 2016
April 24, 2016


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2510 East Colfax
Denver, CO 80206
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