See what's hot in contemporary Bohemian filmmaking with another edition of New Czech Films, featuring the directorial debut of the late playwright and former Czech president Vaclav Havel, award-winning narrative and documentary films, and Q&As with directors Radim Spacek and Bohdan Slama. Organized by BAMcinématek, Czech Center New York, and Czech Film Center, this touring series debuts at BAM before traveling the US. Curated by Irena Kovarova. All films New York premieres and in Czech with English subtitles.
A middle-aged man in a downward spiral seeks refuge in his friendship with a male mystic.
This bittersweet comedy chronicles the highs and lows of four teenage boys coming of age.
Vaclav Havel, the late former president of the Czech Republic, was first a playwright. Here is his story.
In a Slovakian town with a dwindling population, the local mayor decides to play matchmaker.
A secret agent uses his power to destroy those who oppose the 1980s Communist regime.
Using rotoscope animation, Alois Nebel tells the story of a lonely train dispatcher.
A nouveau riche business executive goes on the run from the police in this thriller.