Film screening of Listopad

August 14, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Psychology Building, Room 14
Cover of DVD for Listopad showing blurry image of young men running

Join CSEES for a screening of the film Listopad: A Memory of the Velvet Revolution followed by a discussion with producer Jeffrey Brown.

Synopsis: Petr, Jiri and Ondrej are an unlikely trio of friends. An artist, a hockey player and a music trader, the boys survive Communism by playing sports, drinking beer, chasing girls and listening to underground music. But they are bound together by their common desire for freedom and, on a cold, dark night in November, Petr, Jiri and Ondrej join the front lines of a student demonstration in the streets of Praha. Face-to-face with the riot police, the boys are forced into a momentous decision: stand up against the Communist regime or give in to a system that has silenced their families for generations.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/96023633

 

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