Film Screening: The Fireman’s Ball /Hoří, má panenko (1967)
Thu, March 1, 2012 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM • GRG 102
The 9th Annual Czech Spring Film Series presents Czech Comedy in the 20th Century
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce its lineup for the Spring Semester for its renowned Czech Film Series. Each film will be shown at 7 p.m. on Thursday in GRG 102 (The Geography Building). As always, the films will be free and open to the public.
March 1, 2012 • 7:00 PM • GRG 102 (The Geography Building)
Film: The Fireman’s Ball /Hoří, má panenko (1967)
Another gem from the Czech New Wave, Milos Forman’s satire was „banned forever“ by the authorities after its release.
March 8, 2012 • 7:00 PM • GRG 102 (The Geography Building)
Film: I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen.../Zabil jsem Einsteina, pánové... (1969)
In Oldrich Lipský’s sci-fi film, atomic war has caused women to grow beards and stop having children.
March 29, 2012 • 7:00 PM • GRG 102 (The Geography Building)
Film: Run, Waiter, Run!/Vrchní Prchní! (1981)
A hilarious tale of a philandering bookstore owner’s wild attempt to get rich.
April 5, 2012 • 7:00 PM • GRG 102 (The Geography Building)
Film: The Elementary School/Obecna škola (1991)
Zdeněk Sveřák’s ode to his childhood is funny, touching, and poignant.
April 19, 2012 • 7:00 PM • GRG 102 (The Geography Building)
Film: Kolja/Kolya (1996)
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1996, director Jan Sveřák again teams up with his father to produce a memorable take on Russian and Czech relations.
April 26, 2012 • 7:00 PM • GRG 102 (The Geography Building)
Film: Autumn Spring/Babí léto (2001)
The great screen actors of the 20th C. Stella Zázvorková and Vlastimil Brodský shine in their autumn years in this brilliant black comedy.
All movies are free and have English subtitles!
Supported by the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Center for European Studies