From provocative premieres to award-winning masterpieces,
the festival features the best of contemporary Czech cinema.

April 11 - May 2, 2020

at FilmBar (map)

Saturday, April 11, 2020, 2:30 p.m.

 

The Lady Terrorist


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Shotgun Justice

Teroristka

2019

Director: Radek Bajgar

Cast: Iva Janžurová, Martin Hofmann, Tatiana Dyková, Pavel Liška, Eva Holubová, Jana Plodková, Kristína Svarinská, Jaromír Dulava, Jan Vondráček, Martin Sitta, Ctirad Götz, Sára Affašová, Eva Leinweberová, Anita Krausová, Ivan Sochor, Vasil Fridrich, Terezie Holá, Radim Juhász, Jaroslav Achab Haidler

Producer: Petr Erben

Cinematography: Lukáš Hyksa

Screenplay: Radek Bajgar

Length: 95 minutes

“Beware of old people, they have nothing to lose.” The story of a retired teacher, who gets angry at the whole world and refuses to spend the rest of her life with a sense of being a victim, who always has to surrender. She buys an illegal gun, learns to shoot, and then points it at a man who seems to be omnipotent and non-punishable. "Are you threatening me with life imprisonment? It will not be a long sentence. In addition, jail and retirement home are not so different."

Website: Czech

Facebook: Czech

Trailer: English subtitles

Awards: Nominated for 2019 Czech Lion Awards (Oscars equivalent): Best Actress

Saturday, April 18, 2020, 2;30 p.m.

 

The Cage


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The Cage

Klec

2019

Director: Jiří Strach

Cast: Jiřina Bohdalová, Kryštof Hádek, Viktor Preiss, David Švehlík, Vilma Cibulková, Jaromír Dulava, Miroslav Etzler, Andrea Elsnerová, Barbora Munzarová, Andrea Daňková, Pavel Kříž, Karel Smyczek, Josef Hervert, Zdeněk Dušek, Anna Randárová, Anna Dvořáková

Producer: Jaroslav Sedláček

Cinematography: Martin Šec

Screenplay: Marek Epstein

Length: 87 minutes

She’s a lonely, trusting pensioner who’s worried that no-one needs her anymore. He’s an indebted young man with a secret. Jiřina Bohdalová and Kryštof Hádek star in this unpredictable psychological thriller as two people who end up imprisoned in a ground-floor flat.

Website: Czech

Facebook: Czech

Trailer: English subtitles

Awards: Nominated for 2019 Czech Lion Awards (Oscars equivalent): Best Film/Mini Series Made for Television

Saturday, April 25, 2030, 2:30 p.m.

 

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Overfingers

Přes prsty

2019

Director: Petr Kolečko

Cast: Petra Hřebíčková, Jiří Langmajer, Denisa Nesvačilová, Vojtěch Dyk, Jakub Prachař, Zdena Hadrbolcová, Radka Pavlovčinová, Kristína Greppelová, Marek Taclík, Leoš Noha, Igor Chmela, Jan Komínek, Jakub Gottwald, Marián Miezga, Ján Jackuliak, Markéta Krejčová, Barbora Mudrová, Martin Uhlíř, Milan Mikulčík, Martin E. Kyšperský

Producers: Martin Tošenovský, Petr Štefka

Cinematography: Petr Bednář

Screenplay: Petr Kolečko

Length: 101 minutes

Linda and Pavla, beach volleyball players, are willing to give up everything for their sports goals. Younger Pavla, however, has lately another goal too - to start a family with her boyfriend Hynek. The older, single and childless Linda doesn't have much understanding for Pavla´s desires since they finally managed to qualify for European championship. At this point, the manager of the sports ground Jíra enters the picture to make everything even more complicated.

Website: English or Czech

Facebook: Czech

Trailer: Czech only

Saturday, May 2, 2020, 2:30 p.m.

 

Karel, Me and You


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Karel, Me and You

Karel, já a ty

2019

Director: Bohdan Karásek

Cast: Jenovéfa Boková, Miroslav Faderholz, Miloslav König, Marie Švestková, Petra Nesvačilová, Lukáš Bouzek, Petr Marek, Anna Marie Krušinová, František Host, Anna Bubníková, Markéta Ptáčníková, Eliáš Jeřábek, Vít Klusák, Johana Ožvold, Jan Březina, Vít Zapletal

Producer: Bohdan Karásek

Cinematography: Zdeněk Eliáš

Screenplay: Bohdan Karásek

Length: 111 minutes

Three young Praguers experience the sorrows and pleasures of partner life. Sasa forces husband Karel to a relationship pause. Shortly thereafter, he meets her friend Dusan, to whom she moves temporarily. She finds refuge with him. They are both trying to work out their relationships and provide support for each other as they falter in their uncertainty. Although there is no romantic relationship between them, they discover a strong bond that they seem to lack when dealing with other people.

Website: English or Czech

Facebook: Czech

Trailer: English subtitles

Awards: Czech Film Critics' Awards: Won, Discovery of the Year; Nominated for 2019 Czech Lion Awards (Oscars equivalent): Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress


All films are with English subtitles

 

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