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AFI EU Film Showcase: Winter Flies

Date: 16 December 2018 11:05 AM - 18 December 2018 9:00 PM, Venue: AFI Silver Theatre

The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center will present the US premiere of the film WINTER FLIES (Vsechno bude) on December 16 at 11:05 am, as well as a second screening of the film on December 18, at 7:15 pm, as part of the AFI European Union Film Showcase.

In the dead of winter, naïve and energetic Heduš runs into his stoic pal Mára and convinces him to go on a road trip to nowhere in a stolen Audi. Told from an interrogation room where Mára is recounting their misadventures, this coming-of-age, comedic road movie sees two first-time actors knock it out of the park. Combining first loves, light drinking and even a thrilling dog rescue, this lively romp revels in irresponsibility and gentle mayhem with an energetic camera and a playful score.

2018 Oscar® Selection, Czech Republic

DIR Olmo Omerzu; SCR Petr Pýcha; PROD Jiri Konecny. Czech Republic/Slovenia/Poland/Slovakia/France, 2018, color, 85 min. In Czech with English subtitles. NOT RATED

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November 30–December 19
The best of European cinema…without the jet lag.

Now in its 31st year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase highlights the quality and diversity of European filmmaking, with 49 films representing 25 EU member states, including award winners, regional box-office hits, debut works by up-and-coming talents and new works by leading auteurs, plus 12 of the top contenders for this year's Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film and eight U.S. premieres.

For additional films being screened as part of the AFI EU Film Showcase, please visit AFI.com/Silver/EUShowcase