Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, D.C.

česky  english 

Advanced search

Article notification Print Decrease font size Increase font size Twitter

Film: The Blue Tiger

(This article expired 27.10.2013.)

On November 3 at 11:05 am, the AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center will screen The Blue Tiger. In the film, the magical blue tiger tries to save an old botanical garden from being demolished and turned into an entertainment center. The film combines live action with clever animation, a visually stunning tale of heart and hope. Admission is free.

The Blue Tiger
Photo courtesy of Negativ

Location: AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

In a city ruled by a diabolical mayor, only one thing can save the old botanical garden from demolition: the magical blue tiger. Now it's up to friends Johanka and Matyas to protect the tiger from the evil clutches of the mayor and his henchmen and keep the garden from becoming an entertainment center. They'll have to rely on their intelligence and imagination, not to mention the mysterious powers of the blue tiger. Combining live-action and clever animation flourishes, this film is a visually stunning tale of heart and hope, encouraging environmental stewardism and respect for the past. (Courtesy of TIFF Kids International Film Festival)

DIR/SCR Petr Oukropec; SCR Tereza Horváthová; PROD Milan Kuchynka, Pavel Strnad. Czech Republic, 2012, color, 90 min. In Czech with English subtitles. NOT RATED

Admission is FREE!
Tickets for the Kids Euro Festival films at AFI Silver will be available on the day of the show; limit four per person. The box office opens 30 minutes before the first show of the day.

The screening is a part of the Kids Euro Festival 2012!