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The Films of Jan Nemec


Czech Republic, France | 2005 | Jan Nemec


Jan Nemec employs a series of hallucinatory visions to pay tribute to the late Czech Surrealist artist Marie Čermínová (known as Toyen) who sheltered a Jewish fellow painter in her Prague apartment during WWII.

63 min. 35mm. Subtitles.

This screening is part of the touring retrospective “Independent of Reality: The Films of Jan Nemec,” premiered by BAMcinématek in New York. The retrospective is produced by Comeback Company, curated by Irena Kovarova, and organized in partnership with the National Film Archive, Prague; Aerofilms; and Jan Nemec - Films. Support for the Cleveland exhibition comes from the Cinematheque’s George Gund III Endowment.

Sunday 1/19
5:40 pm
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at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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