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New Czech Films at AFI - June 26-28

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June 26-28, 2012: The American Film Institute (AFI) Silver Theater and Cultural Center will present the a series of new Czech films from June 26-28. This annual series originated in 2000 at BAMcinématek in New York. This year, for the first time in its history, the program is touring the United States. The centerpiece of this year’s series is WALKING TOO FAST [Pouta], a multiple award winner from director Radim Špaček, who will appear in person for a post-screening Q&A.; Other highlights are LEAVING [Odcházení], the film-directing debut of playwright and former president, the late Václav Havel, and FOUR SUNS [Čtyři Slunce], the latest drama from Bohdan Sláma which premiered at the Sundance and Rotterdam Film Festivals this past winter.