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Film and Beer: Accumulator 1

Date: 15 September 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Venue: Bistro Bohem

Winning the Czech Lion Awards for best editing and most popular film in 1994, director Jan Svěrák's sci-fi comedy reveals why  energy of people disappears in front of their TV sets.

In this sci-fi drama, Olda (Petr Forman) suffers from a total lack of energy and falls into a coma. Natural healer Fišárek (Zdeněk Svěrák) tries to rejuvenate him. He learns that Olda has an “alter ego” inside the TV that utilizes the energy from the real Olda every time he tunes into the television. Can Olda resist watching TV and live a more fulfilling life in the real world, or will the television world, devoid of worries and full of joy and happiness, take over? Savor a delicious beer while watching this flick which was awarded the most popular film upon its release. (1994, 102 min., Czech with English subtitles)      

Event Details:

Date: September 15, 7 pm

Location: Bistro Bohem
600 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

RSVP required: bistrobohem@gmail.com | Admission is free!
Guests must arrive by 6:45 pm to keep their reservation.

Additional Information:

Awards: Won Czech Lion Awards for best editing and most popular film (1994), Garnered the grand prize at the 7th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival (Japan, 1996).