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Great Experimenters in Film: Such is Life

Date: 21 October 2017 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Venue: National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art will screen "Such is Life" (Takový je život), a portrait of working-class Prague, on October 21, 2017, at 2 pm.  The film follows the tragic story of a woman, overwhelmed by everyday life and her abusive alcoholic husband.

This psychological drama utilizes the power of close-ups and montage to draw in viewers. (Dir. Carl Junghans, 1929, 63 min., silent with English intertitles)

Event Details:

Date: October 21, 2017, at 2:45 pm

Location: National Gallery of Art
East Building Auditorium
4th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

Admission is free. | No reservations are required.

Photo courtesy of the National Film Archive (NFA) in Prague