Czech That Film is a film festival of the best Czech films held throughout the United States every year. The NCSML is thrilled to welcome them back and show four different movies with two screenings the first four weekends in August in our very own Hemphill Theater. Guests can enjoy the films Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 1:00 p.m.
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Czech That Film 2019 – Dezertér (Deserter)
August 2, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until August 3, 2019
Aug 2 & 3: Dezertér (Deserter)
Nazi imprisonment survivor Otto opens an upscale hair styling salon in the center of Prague where his wife and her sisters work. As his business gets underway, a looming darkness builds with the communists’ rise to power. The state expropriates Otto’s salon, putting a pompous young lad in charge. Soon it becomes apparent that Otto must disappear or risk losing his life. Will he ever find “home” again? Length: 113 minutes. In Czech with English subtitles.
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Cost: $5 per film or $15 if you attend one screening of all four
Czech that Film is organized by Lucerna Film, Czech Centres, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences.