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Apr 30, 2006 12:00 AM - May 7, 2006 12:00 AM

Tribeca Film Festival

Czech Films at the Tribeca Film Festival


Czech Films and Co-productions at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival


Holiday Makers (Účastníci zájezdu)

Directed by Jiri Vejdelek

Czech Republic

Section: International Narrative Feature Competition (117 min)

World Premiere


A vacation based on a tour package to a seaside hotel in Croatia turns into a wild party when an eclectic mix of Czech tourists arrives by bus at the hotel. Slapstick humor and heartwarming moments abound in this classic Czech comedy.



Sunday, April 30 at 10:00 pm in Loews Lincoln Square 04

Monday, May 1 at 6:30 pm in Loews 34th Street 11

Thursday, May 4 at 10:15 am in Loews 34th Street 12

Friday, May 5 at 3:00 pm in TPAC 01



Lunacy (Šílení)

Directed by Jan Švankmajer

Czech Republic

Section: Spotlight (118 min)

North American Premiere


For his fifth feature, Czech master Svankmajer, whose intriguing blend of animation and live action has inspired the likes of Tim Burton, the brothers Quay, and Terry Gilliam, once again shocks and delights with an inspired, self-described “philosophical horror film” that borrows liberally from Edgar Allan Poe and the Marquis de Sade.



Monday, May 1 at 6:30 pm in Loews Village 01

Thursday, May 4 at 8:00 pm in Loews 34th Street 10



The Shutka Book of Records

Directed by Aleksandar Manic

Czech Republic / Serbia and Montenegro

Section: Showcase (78 min)

North American Premiere


In the Balkan town of Shutka, the Gypsy population is thriving and everyone is considered a champion at something. Manic’s self-assured documentary introduces us to a variety of Shutka’s colorful champions, from the boxer and the lovemaker to the grave robber and the vampire hunter.



Tuesday, May 2 at 9:15 pm in Loews 34th Street 09

Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 pm in TC 02

Sunday, May 7 at 4:30 pm in TC 02



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From: Apr 30, 2006 12:00 AM
To: May 7, 2006 12:00 AM


Tribeca Film Festival

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