Czech That Film Festival

The largest Czech cultural event in the North America, the 6th annual Czech That Film Festival comes to the Avalon Theatre April 12-13. Join us for two days of Czech film, food and drink presented in partnership with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

This year’s festival opens on Wednesday, April 12 with the Czech box-office smash Tiger Theory, a poignant comedy about an aging veterinarian who embarks upon a unique journey of self-discovery. The film’s director, special guest Radek Bajgar, will appear and answer questions after the film.

Thursday’s presentations include Oscar-nominated director Jan Hřebejk’s The Teacher and Filip Renč’s dark WWII drama The Devil’s Mistress.

A reception featuring delicious, authentic Czech cuisine prepared by Embassy chef Zdenek Pecka will precede the screening of The Devil’s Mistress on Thursday.

Ticket Packages

Opening Night Film


Opening night film Tiger Theory at 8:00pm and Q&A with director Radek Bajgar

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Thursday All-Access Pass


The Teacher at 5:15pm, Embassy reception at 7:00pm, and The Devil’s Mistress at 8:00pm

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Thursday Reception & Film


Embassy reception at 7:00pm and The Devil’s Mistress at 8:00pm

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Tickets may also be purchased to individual films on Thursday for $12.25.

Festival Schedule At-a-Glance

Wednesday, April 12 Thursday, April 13
8:00pm Tiger Theory
followed a Q&A with director Radek Bajgar
The Teacher
Embassy reception featuring delicious Czech cuisine and a glass of Czech beer or wine
  8:00pm The Devil’s Mistress

The largest Czech cultural event in the United States, Czech That Film brings screenings and filmmaker discussions of the best in Czech film to over 15 major American cities. For more information, visit

Showing Today Mon, Feb 19

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Admission: $12.50 Adults, $9.25 Matinee Shows, $9.75 Seniors (62+), $10.00 Students, $9.50 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.25 Avalon Members, $7.25 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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