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GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: Black Peter

October 9, 2017
Title: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: Black PeterVenue: National Gallery of Art / WashingtonCategory: FilmDate: 10.28.2017 - 10.28.2017Time: 16.30 hDescription: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: Black Peter On October 28, at 4:30 pm the National Gallery of Art will highlight director Miloš Forman's feature debut Black Petr (ČernýPetr), introduced by Czech National Film Archive Director Michal Bregant in the East Building Auditorium. The film centers on a shy young store clerk who, assigned to apprehend shoplifters, lacks the nerve to confront anyone. The film was selected as the best picture of 1963 by Czech film critics. (Dir. Miloš Forman, 1963, 85 min., Czech with English subtitles) Admission is free. Reservations are not required.