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Final week of Věra Chytilová season!

11 MARCH 2015 - Our tribute to one of the key filmmakers of the 60s is slowly coming to its end, but there is still a jam-packed programme of screenings to look forward to. Do not miss your chance to immerse yourself in the world of the leading lady of the 1960s Czech New Wave.

Still coming:

Wed 11 March, 20:40 – The Fruit of Paradise
Fri 13 March, 20:50 – Prefab Story
Sat 14 March, 18:00 – Flights and Falls + intro, 20:30 – Traps
Sun 15 March, 15:50 – Jester and the Queen , 18:30 – The Fruit of Paradise
Mon 16 March, 20:50 Flights and Falls
Tue 17 March, 20:30 – The Very Late Afternoon of a Faun

To enjoy BFI Members rates on all films and events in the season simply quote 'Czech' when purchasing your tickets. 020 7928 3232 or http://bit.ly/1z6B5sh

The accompanying exhibition Věra Chytilová and Jaroslav Kučera: The Fruit of Paradise will be displayed in the BFI Southbank Foyer till 16 March 2015. Free entry.

Věra Chytilová UK Tour: 22 March – 2 June 2015, Arts Picturehouse Cambridge, Filmhouse Edinburgh, Curzon Cinemas Shefield, Stoke on Trent Film Theatre, Hackney Picturehouse, ArtHouse Crouch End and Hyde Park Picture House Leeds. For more information about the UK Tour click here.

Do not forget that Daisies and Traps were released on DVD by Second Run DVD.



”Lena Dunham’s Girls mixed with Pussy Riot, filmed with a surreal touch of Bunuel…”
Kate Muir from The Times about Daisies

”Censorship, determination and surrealism – the BFI retrospectivve tells the whole story of a true avant-garde legend. ”


”…a pioneering hero of cinema..”

The Guardian about Chytilová

”One hopes that with the exposure of this BFI season and Second Run's efforts on DVD, this singular, innovative and enormously kinetic filmmaker can find the audience her staggering oeuvre deserves. ”

Ben Nicholson, Cine Vue