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Program

Oct 16, 2007 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Meet Famous Czechs – Scientist Otto Wichterle

October 16, 7 pm, Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, New York


Film
Meet Famous Czechs – Scientist Otto Wichterle

October  16, 7 pm
Bohemian National Hall,
321 East 73rd Street, New York



Dir. Tomas Kudrna, 2005

Tens of millions of people around the world use Otto Wichterle’s invention every day.

To the world however, he is almost unknown. We are speaking of the inventor of soft contact lenses. He could have become insanely rich if he were not from Communist Czechoslovakia nonetheless he remained a devoted and diligent scientist throughout his life.


 

Q&A with special guest after the screening.

 

 

 

 

Curated by Irena Kovarova.

Venue:

321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States

Date

Oct 16, 2007 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Organizer:

České centrum


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