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Czech That Film Festival: Stay-at-Home Edition

Date: 04 May 2020 - 07 June 2020, Venue: ONLINE

The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to the launch of the stay-at-home edition of the Czech That Film Festival starting April 27, 2020 and running until June 7, 2020. Each week, a different film will be featured online for a nominal fee of $4 at www.czechthatfilm.com. Please check out the schedule below.

The online festival will highlight six top Czech films and opens with Old-Timers (Staříci), winner of the 2019 Czech Film Critics' Awards for Best Film, Best Actor (Jiří Schmitzer), and Best Director. The film centers on two former political prisoners seeking revenge for injustices done to them during the 1950s, based on true events. The festival also features On the Roof (Na střeše)which garnered seven Czech Lion nominations, the country’s top honors, in such categories as best film, screenplay, and director. The film reveals a moving story of friendship in an unlikely pair. Check out more of the best in contemporary Czech film while staying safe at home.

Schedule of Films
April 27-May 3: Old-Timers (Staříci)
May 4-10: Karel, Me and You (Karel, já a ty)
May 11-17: The Cage (Klec)
May 18-24: On the Roof (Na střeše) 
May 25-31: Overfingers (Přes prsty) 
June 1-7: The Play (Hra)

Films available online at:


Films are screened online for $4. Navigate to “watch online” and find the film that you would like to screen. Check out the link for complete program details.  

All films will screen with English subtitles.

The festival is brought to you by the Czech Centers and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic in collaboration with dafilms.com.