Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Film Screening: The Elementary School/Obecna škola (1991)

Thu, April 5, 2012 | GRG 102

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

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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

Sponsored by: the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies

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