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SCREENING CANCELED! CINEMATHEQUE TEMPORARILY CLOSED! Juraj Herz. New Digital Restoration!

OIL LAMPS

PETROLEJOVÉ LAMPY
Czechoslovakia | 1971 | Juraj Herz

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A woman on the verge of spinsterhood, living in a small Czech town early in the 20th century, agrees to marry her cousin, an ex-soldier. But soon buried secrets rise to the surface of her consciousness, and she discovers that married life is not what she had hoped it would be. Herz’s theatrical follow-up to his masterpiece The Cremator is an exciting rediscovery. Subtitles. DCP. 101 min.

This film will be rescheduled.

Special event pricing $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8. No passes, twofers, or radio winners.

The touring retrospective is produced by Comeback Company and curated by Irena Kovarova. Originated at Metrograph, New York. Films and photos provided by the Czech National Film Archive and První veřejnoprávní.


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THE CREMATOR

Sunday 4/19
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