Golden Sixties: Jan Němec

(Zlatá Šedesátá: Jan Němec)
Czech Republic/Slovakia 2011. Directed: Martin Šulík

VANCOUVER PREMIERE! FREE SCREENING! ► This illuminating documentary portrait of Czech director Jan Němec — made by the acclaimed Slovak filmmaker Martin Šulík (subject of a Cinematheque retrospective in 2001) — comes from a 27-part Czech-Slovak television series about the leading talents of the Czechoslovak New Wave of the 1960s. Němec discusses his early recollections, his educational experience at the Prague Film Academy, the films he made during the 1960s, and the impact of the Soviet invasion of 1968. Free Admission! B&W and colour, Digibeta video, in Czech with English subtitles. 58 mins.