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 – Zlatý podraz (Golden Sting)
August 16, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until August 17, 2019
Aug 16 & 17: Zlatý podraz (Golden Sting)
Young Czechoslovak men learn to play basketball from American Mormons at a YMCA camp in 1938. The film follows the team through WWI the liberation of Czechoslovakia in 1945, the European Championship in Geneva in 1946 to the communist coup in February 1948. Friendships are broken, several basketball players are persecuted, and coaches are arrested. Length: 106 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.