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Classic Film: Mr. Ducháček Will Fix It

Date: 19 January 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Venue: Bistro Bohem

The Embassy of the Czech Republic presents a new line-up of Czech films featuring Czech comedies of the 20th century. The series highlights prominent directors such as Martin Frič and Václav Vorlíček. Bistro Bohem kicks off the series with Mr. Ducháček Will Fix It (Ducháček to zařídí). Directed by Karel Lamač, the film centers on a lawyer (Ladislav Hemmer) and a young aristocrat's daughter (Adina Mandlová) who fall in love. When the lawyer takes over the finances of the estate, he soon learns that the family is in over their heads in debt. Will he be able to save them before they lose everything? Meanwhile, the lawyer's meddling office manager (Vlasta Burian) humorously resolves every day dealings at the office. Will his meddling drive a wedge between the couple?

Directed by Karel Lamač, 1938, 86 minutes, Czech with English subtitles

About the series:
This marks the fifth year of the film and beer series at Bistro Bohem. This year, the series focuses on Czech comedies from the 1930s-70s, with such prominent directors as Martin Frič and Václav Vorlíček. All films will screen in Czech with English subtitles. Each screening includes one free beer as well as an introduction by a representative from the Czech Embassy. All screenings are subject to change.

Event Details:

Date: January 19, 7 pm

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

RSVP required: 202/735-5895 or bistrobohem@gmail.com | Admission is free!
Guests must arrive by 6:45 pm to keep their reservation.

Website: www.BistroBohem.com

Upcoming Screenings: Czech Comedies of the 20th Century
February 16: Christian | Kristian
March 15: The Blue Star Hotel | Hotel Modrá hvězda
April 19: The Stone Table Inn | Hostinec u Kamenného stolu
May 17: The Poacher's Foster Daughter | Pytlákova schovanka
June 21: Holiday with Angel | Dovolená s Andělem
July 19: The End of Agent W4C | Konec agenta W4C
August 16: How to Drown Dr. Mráček, the Lawyer | Jak utopit dr. Mráčka
September 20: You are a Widow, Sir | Pane, vy jste vdova!
October 18: The Girl on the Broomstick | Dívka na koštěti
November 15: What Would You Say to Some Spinach? | Což takhle dát si špenát?
December 20: Playing with the Devil | Hrátky s čertem