Movies in English

Monday

February 24

Monday February 24 5:30 PM · Small screening hall

5:30 PMSmall screening hall

Pavarotti

Born in 1935 in Modena in the worker-class family of a father baker and a mother who worked in a cigar factory, Luciano Pavarotti felt since his childhood the passion by opera due to his father, an amateur tenor. Blessed with a powerful voice and student of the most important Italy's opera teachers of those times, soon the name of Pavarotti turned in a reference of the genre, giving some of the most remembered live performances in the most important... more...
in English and Italian with Czech subtitles

Pavarotti

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2019

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114 min

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Monday February 24 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

Joker

Struggling to make people laugh in grim early-1980s Gotham City, the mentally ill street clown and failed stand-up comedian, Arthur Fleck, wears his smudgy makeup every day to eke out an existence. Mocked, bullied, and above all, marginalised, Fleck's slippery grip on reality will pave the way for a gradual descent into a dark world of unrestrained violence, as a loaded revolver enters the picture offering the long-awaited liberation. Then, the medications stopped working, and troubled Arthur's fierce hatred seems... more...
in English with Czech subtitles

Joker

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2019

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122 min

Directed by

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Monday February 24 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

Judy

Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

Tuesday

February 25

Tuesday February 25 3:30 PM · Main screening hall

3:30 PMMain screening hallSiesta Cinema

Knives Out

Nothing could blemish the otherwise lavish birthday party at the palatial estate of the acclaimed crime/mystery novelist, Harlan Thrombey, except for his strange and unaccountable death. Now, the sharp knife in the silver-haired deceased's hand is a dead giveaway that something, or someone, had been bothering Harlan; nevertheless, the cryptic detective, Benoit Blanc, is not entirely sure. Indeed, there is more than one member of the successful author's clingy family who has been economical with the truth so far--and as... more...
in English with Czech subtitles

Knives Out

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2019

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130 min

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Wednesday

February 26

Wednesday February 26 3:30 PM · Main screening hall

3:30 PMMain screening hallBABYciNE

Modelar

Droneman is about Chemist and Fly Navigator Pavel and his friend Bussinessman and free time Rapper Plech. Pavel has strong sense of justice and wishes to fix wrongs with the World while Plech dreams about Big money and secure life. Their common passion are Drones since School. Pavel returns from Foreign and meets again with Plech and together they use Drones to start Bussiness. They monitor Power Stations, wear luxury handbags at the show or spray the Petrin Tower from... more...
in Czech with English subtitles

Modelář

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2020

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110 min

Directed by

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Wednesday February 26 5:30 PM · Small screening hall

5:30 PMSmall screening hall

Little Joe

Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy. Against company policy, Alice takes one home as a gift for her teenage son, Joe. They christen it 'Little Joe' but as it grows,... more...

Wednesday February 26 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

Jojo Rabbit

In the waning months of the Third Reich, the unpopular ten-year-old German boy, Johannes "Jojo" Betzler, can't wait to join the ranks of the Nazi Party's youth organisation, during an intense training weekend that guarantees to separate the men from the boys. Massively into swastikas and ready to give up his life for his megalomaniac idol, Adolf Hitler, instead, the Führer's tiny number one fan gets kicked out of the Hitler Youth after a disastrous first assignment in front of... more...
in English with Czech subtitles

Králíček Jojo

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2019

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108 min

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Thursday

February 27

Thursday February 27 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

Daniel

The story of Danish photographer Daniel Rye, who was captured by ISIS in Syria in 2013 and held hostage for 398 days.

Friday

February 28

Friday February 28 5:30 PM · Small screening hall

5:30 PMSmall screening hall

Amundsen

Life and facts of Roald Amundsen, first man to arrive South Pole.

Friday February 28 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

Little Women

In the years after the Civil War, Jo March lives in New York and makes her living as a writer, while her sister Amy studies painting in Paris. Amy has a chance encounter with Theodore, a childhood crush who proposed to Jo but was ultimately rejected. Their oldest sibling, Meg, is married to a schoolteacher, while shy sister Beth develops a devastating illness that brings the family back together.
in English with Czech subtitles

Little Women

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2019

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135 min

Directed by

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Friday February 28 8:00 PM · Small screening hall

8:00 PMSmall screening hall

The Vasulka Effect

The life and work of pioneers of video art Steina and WoodyVasulka. Their history with video dates back to the late 60 ́s when they lived and worked in New York. Some have called them the grandparents of the “YouTubegeneration”, or “grandparents of video art”, seem forgotten by the art world. With humor and serenity, they are struggling with finances and how to leave their media archives to the world. We start to understand the major impact video had on... more...
in Czech, English and Icelandic with Czech subtitles

Efekt Vašulka

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2019

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87 min

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Friday February 28 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

1917

It's been already three devastating years into the costly World War I, and the Imperial German Army seems to have retreated from their position in the battle-scarred Western Front--an elaborate scheme designed to lure the Allies into a deadly trap. On April 6, 1917--with the lives of 1,600 fellow soldiers hanging by a thread--the best friends and British Army Lance Corporals, Tom Blake and Will Schofield, undertake a peril-laden mission to hand-deliver an urgent, life-saving message to Colonel MacKenzie's Second... more...

Sunday

March 1

Sunday March 1 8:00 PM · Small screening hall

8:00 PMSmall screening hall

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a crime far worse than killing the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
in English, French, Swedish and Danish with Czech subtitles

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

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2019

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128 min

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Monday

March 2

Monday March 2 5:30 PM · Small screening hall

5:30 PMSmall screening hall

Gauguin a Tahiti. Il paradiso perduto

A look into the love story between post-impressionist painter Gauguin and the French Polynesia.
in Italian, French and English with Czech subtitles

Gauguin a Tahiti. Il paradiso perduto

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2019

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88 min

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Starring

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Sunday

March 8

Sunday March 8 4:00 PM · Main screening hall

4:00 PMMain screening hallKids

Dinner for Adele

When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing against his greatest enemy - the Gardener, who supposedly died years ago in a swamp...
in Czech with English subtitles

Adéla ještě nevečeřela

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1978

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102 min

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Monday

March 9

Monday March 9 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

Ecstasy

Eva has just gotten married to an older gentleman, but discovers that he is obsessed with order in his life and doesn't have much room for passion. She becomes despondent and leaves him, returning to her father's house. One day while bathing in the lake she meets a young man and they fall in love. The husband has become grief stricken at the loss of his young bride, and fate brings him together with the young lover that has taken Eva from him.

Monday March 9 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

Distant Journey

The terrible effect of the Nazis upon a single Jewish family provides the basis for this drama. The family cannot handle the strain and gradually breaks up. Interspliced within the film are newsreel clips of angry crowds, and scenes of horror.

Tuesday

March 10

Tuesday March 10 3:30 PM · Main screening hall

3:30 PMMain screening hallSiesta Cinema

The Cremator

Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly suffering. At a reception, he meets Reineke, with whom he fought for Austria in the first World War. Reineke convinces Kopfrkingl to emphasize his supposedly German heritage, including sending his timid son to the German school. Reineke then suggests that Kopfrkingl's half-Jewish wife is holding back his advancement in his job.

Tuesday March 10 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

The Shop on Main Street

Slovakia during WW2. Tono lives a poor life, but the authorities offer him to take over the Jewish widow Lautman's little shop for sewing material. She is old and confused and thinks that he is only looking for employment and hires him. The odd couple begin to like each other. But some time later the authorities decide that the Jews must leave the city. What should he do with the old lady?
in Slovak with English subtitles

Obchod na korze

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1965

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128 min

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Tuesday March 10 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

Intimate Lighting

One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently his only feature-length film, which was shot in Czechoslovakia. In this original sad comedy in a small town after ten years encounter two classmates - musicians: one is a member of the regional symphony orchestra, the other made it to the director of local music school puts family villa, playing at funerals.
in Czech with English subtitles

Intimní osvětlení

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1965

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71 min

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Wednesday

March 18

Wednesday March 18 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

Reel Rock 14

The Reel Rock Film Tour, one of climbing's greatest celebrations, returns this fall with a new collection of world premiere films. In The High Road, the powerful and bold Nina Williams tests herself on some of the highest, most difficult boulder problems ever climbed. In United States of Joe’s climbers collide with a conservative coal mining community in rural Utah, to surprising results. And in The Nose Speed Record, legends Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold battle Yosemite dirtbags Jim Reynolds and Brad Gobright in a high stakes race for greatness.
in English with Czech subtitles

Reel Rock 14

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2019

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102 min

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Saturday

March 21

Saturday March 21 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

in Czech with Czech and English subtitles

Postiženi muzikou

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2019

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80 min

Directed by

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Saturday March 21 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

Sunday

March 22

Sunday March 22 4:00 PM · Main screening hall

Sunday March 22 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

War of Art

Artists from across the Western world visit North Korea to take part in a "cultural exchange" - with varying degrees of success and failure.
in German, English and Korean with Czech subtitles

Nordkorea - Kunst im Schatten der Bombe

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2019

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102 min

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Monday

March 23

Monday March 23 4:00 PM · Main screening hall

in English and Vietnamese with Czech subtitles

Mai Khoi & The Dissidents

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2019

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70 min

Directed by

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Monday March 23 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

Lovemobil

A campervan stands by the road in the middle of a shadowy forest. A colourful heart-shaped light shines into the distance, luring passing drivers into a special private space filled with delight but also with unfortunate fates. The beginning may seem almost like a fairy tale but the film soon turns into a dismal drama about human trafficking. “If you don’t like the look of him, don’t tell him, just give a higher price and he’ll go away,” advises a... more...
in German with Czech and English subtitles

Lovemobil

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2019

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106 min

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Monday March 23 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hallGuests in Kino Art

The Earth Is Blue as an Orange

For one mother and her children, making a film together is a way of coming to terms with the trauma of war in Donbass, Ukraine.“War is when some people shoot. And other people shoot the people who shot first,” explains the youngest son who had just been born when war broke out in Donbass in Eastern Ukraine in 2014. His mother, who has four children in all, didn’t leave their home even though it was in the middle of a... more...
in Russian and Lithuanian with Czech and English subtitles

The Earth Is Blue as an Orange

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2020

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74 min

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Tuesday

March 24

Tuesday March 24 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hallGuests in Kino Art

Grief

The heroines of the film are seriously concerned about the future of humanity and the planet. They organise activist events within the Czech branch of the Extinction Rebellion movement, which raises awareness about the impacts of the global environmental crisis.Extremely dry soil, dead animals in the fires of Australia and other visible effects of climate change every day lead to anguish and hopelessness, for which the term environmental grief is used. One way of dealing with the crisis is to... more...
in Czech with English subtitles

Žal žen

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2020

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92 min

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Wednesday

March 25

Wednesday March 25 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

This train I ride

Riding freight trains as a nomadic lifestyle, a negation of contemporary society or an escape from the family. Against the background of the passing landscape, the documentary presents a portrait of women who have completely fallen into this (in)dependence.Freight trains wind through the vast American landscape like giant steel snakes. Just wait until dark, squeeze in between the wagons and then huddle in your sleeping bag to welcome the dawn and enjoy views unconstrained by window frames. A journey on... more...
in English with Czech subtitles

This train I ride

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2019

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77 min

Directed by

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Wednesday March 25 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

Overseas

What can you do if your clients are dissatisfied with your cleaning and start to attack you verbally and physically? And want to rape you? This isn’t a survival course, but rather one preparing Filipino maids for their future profession.Never cry or show weakness before an employer. Make sure the cutlery is precisely the right distance from the plate. Prepare for when a child likes you better than its own mother and she becomes jealous. This is the type of... more...
in English with Czech subtitles

Overseas

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2019

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90 min

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Thursday

March 26

Thursday March 26 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hallGuests in Kino Art

Sovereign Soil

A community in subarctic Canada faces the challenge of obtaining even the most basic farm products on a daily basis. However, despite all of the difficulties and emerging environmental changes, they want to maintain their freedom and way of life.Growing even the least demanding of crops in snow-covered, frozen, or, at best, merely swampy soil poses a challenge but is not impossible. This film, which visits some of the northern hemisphere’s most resolute growers, is evidence. But even this expedition... more...
in English with Czech subtitles

Sovereign Soil

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2020

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91 min

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Friday

March 27

Friday March 27 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hall

For Sama

After years under siege, the Syrian city of Aleppo has turned into a ghost town. It is the backdrop for a dramatic story of a filmmaker capturing the course of a never-ending conflict as a testimony for her new-born daughter Sama.For five years, during which the people of Aleppo dreamed of a free life while being subjected to daily bombing, local journalist and filmmaker Waad al-Khateab filmed the situation, from the protests in 2011 to the outbreak of the worst... more...
in Arabic and English with Czech subtitles

For Sama

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Friday March 27 8:30 PM · Main screening hall

8:30 PMMain screening hall

The Self Portrait

She is fascinated by human faces – but she hid her own for a long time. In an effort to stop time, Lene became enchanted by photography, but also the desire never to grow up and to have total control over her own body."I wanted to remain a child forever," says Norwegian artist Lene Marie Fossen. The tiny 28-year-old woman battling with anorexia has never physically gone through puberty. She stopped eating when she was ten years old. Since then,... more...

Friday

April 24

Friday April 24 6:00 PM · Main screening hall

6:00 PMMain screening hallGuests in Kino Art

Zer

I would like to invite you to see the film ZER by theKurdish director Kazim Öz. The film that has already won a number of awards at various festivals. Come and see the charming Oriental road movie, full of beautiful sceneries of mysteriousKurdistan. The story of finding one’s own roots and old family secrets.Zer is the story of a New Yorker Jan and his Turkish grandmother Zarife who see each other for the first time when Jan is already... more...