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Apr 10, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019

The Anarchic Cinema of Věra Chytilová

BAM presents The Anarchic Cinema of Věra Chytilová, the most extensive retrospective dedicated to the radical Czech filmmaker in New York in 20 years, along with work by a new generation of filmmakers mentored by Chytilová.


The series is co-presented by the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Czech Film Fund, and will include imported prints and restored DCPs from the Czech National Film Archive. One of the most aesthetically and politically daring filmmakers of the Czechoslovak New Wave, Chytilová (1929—2014) garnered international acclaim for her gonzo, anarcho-feminist classic Daisies, which—despite censorship in her homeland—was awarded the Grand Prix at the Bergamo Film Festival in Italy. While few of her other films are currently well-known in the US, Chytilová was a prolific filmmaker who left behind a decade- and genre-spanning, strikingly singular body of work that confronts patriarchy, capitalism, and government repression with wit and visual panache.

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Complete Schedule:
Wed, Apr 10
7pm: Something Different
9:30pm: Journey

Thu, Apr 11
7pm: Fruit of Paradise
9:30pm: Family Film

Fri, Apr 12
7pm: Daisies
9pm: Jester and the Queen

Sat, Apr 13
4:15pm: Panelstory
6:30pm: Wolf’s Hole
8:45pm: The Inheritance or Fuckoffguysgoodday

Sun, Apr 14
3pm: The Very Late Afternoon of a Faun
5:15pm: The Apple Game
7:30pm: Filthy

Mon, Apr 15
9:30pm: Dreamers

Tue, Apr 16
7pm: Traps
9:45: Daisies

Wed, Apr 17
7pm: Cealing + A Bagful of Fleas + Automat Svět
9:30pm: Daisies

Thu, Apr 18
7pm: Pleasant Moments
9:30pm: Daisies


30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn


From: Apr 10, 2019
To: Apr 18, 2019


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