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Program

26 May 2014 - 29 May 2014

UK Jewish Film presents David Ondříček's debut In the Shadow

David Ondříček's debut In the Shadow is both gripping crime thriller and biting political commentary inspired by Psycho, Blade Runner and Seven. The film premiered in the UK as part of Czech Centre's Made in Prague Film Festival and is now presented by the UK Jewish Film and JW3 in five screenings throughout May.

It’s Prague, 1953. Police captain Jarda Hakl (Ivan Trojan), investigating a seemingly routine jewellery-store robbery, uncovers an orchestrated effort by state security agents to detain and eliminate Jewish citizens. Sensing the charges are bogus, Hakl embarks on a one-man war against a ruthless regime bolstered by the arrival of former Nazi office Zenke (Sebastian Koch), who’s been brought in to help with the case.

David Ondříček, CZ/SK/PL, 2012, 106 min, English subtitles
With Ivan Trojan, Sebastian Koch, Soňa Norisová and Jiří Štěpnička 
Winner of five Czech Film Critics Awards
Watch the trailer

This film will be screening at the following times. To book for the screening you want, please click on the corresponding link below:

Monday 26 May at 18:15
Tuesday 27 May at 14:00
Wednesday 28 May at 18:15
Thursday 29 May at 14:30
Thursday 29 May at 20:30

Tickets priced at £12 (standard) and £6 (concession) are available at http://ukjewishfilm.org/film/in-the-shadow/

Venue:

JW3, 341-351 Finchley Rd, London NW3 6ET

Date

From: 26 May 2014
To: 29 May 2014

Organizer:

UK Jewish Film and JW3


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