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Classic Film: The Blue Star Hotel

Date: 15 March 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Venue: Bistro Bohem

Famed Czech actress Nataša Gollová plays a young poor maid who suddenly inherits a hotel in director Martin Frič's "The Blue Star Hotel" (Hotel Modrá hvězda). When she mistakenly takes one hotel on the other side of town as her inheritance, she soon finds herself in an insane asylum. With misunderstandings cleared up, she heads to the Blue Star Hotel in District IV, rundown and having three tenants who reside there without paying the rent. Luckily, a wealthy young man (Oldřich Nový) desires to have his wedding at her hotel. He just might save her from her troubles. 

Directed by Martin Frič, 1941, 89 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: March 15, 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
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