Lions of Czech Film

Recent award-winning and popular Czech films, presented in partnership with the Embassy of the Czech Republic. Screenings are held every other 2nd Wednesday, in February, April, June, August, October and December.

Download a brochure with information on the fall/winter 2016 films.

Upcoming Films

Schmitke
(nr) 97 min
in German with English subtitles

Post-film Q&A w/ screenwriter Tomáš Končinský. Julis Schmitke, a wind turbine engineer of few words, travels to a small mysterious town in the Ore Mountains of the Czech Republic to repair a seemingly unrecoverable windmill. When his friend goes missing, he must deal with the seemingly benevolent village inhabitants as well as the mysterious creatures within the woods.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Oct 11 at 8:00PM
Angel of the Lord 2
(nr) 99 min
in Czech with English subtitles

A record-breaking smash in the Czech Republic, nominated for two Czech Lion Awards, ANGEL OF THE LORD 2 is the sequel to the popular Czech fairy tale about the angel Petronel who works at Heaven’s door, but is convinced that he deserves a better job. His eternal tempter, devil Uriah, provokes Petronel by saying, “Just pick an apple from the tree of knowledge and you will know what only God knows and the way to well-deserved recognition.” In the skirmish, the rare fruit rolls off to the Earth and the scatterbrained angel and his nemesis must go find the apple in the world of people.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Dec 13 at 8:00PM

Showing Today Fri, Aug 18

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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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