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New Czech Cinema

  • May 11, 2018 – May 13, 2018

Accumulator 1

Directed by Jan Svěrák

Recently restored, Svěrák’s wild, prescient comedy remains one of the most popular films in Czech cinema history. Olda (Petr Forman),

Barefoot

Directed by Jan Svěrák

Based on his father’s coming-of-age memoir set during the waning years of World War II, Svěrák’s (Koyla, The Elementary School,

Ice Mother

Directed by Bohdan Sláma

Sláma’s charming, romantic drama centers on themes of familial conflict and the possibility of rebirth at any age. After her

Milada

Directed by David Mrnka

Milada tells the story of Milada Horáková, a heroine whose fight for democracy included surviving imprisonment in Nazi concentration camps

The Quartette

Directed by Miroslav Krobot

Set in a small Czech town, Krobot’s charming film follows a quartet of string players who meet frequently to rehearse