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GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: From Saturday to Sunday

October 9, 2017
Title: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: From Saturday to SundayVenue: National Gallery of Art / WashingtonCategory: FilmDate: 10.29.2017 - 10.29.2017Time: 16.30 hDescription: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: From Saturday to Sunday On October 29, at 4:30 pm the National Gallery of Art will present director Gustav Machatý's early "talkie" From Saturday to Sunday (Ze soboty na neděli), introduced by Czech National Film Archive Director Michal Bregant, in the East Building Auditorium. The screening is organized in cooperation with the Embassies of Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein. In the film, two secretaries go out for an evening on the town. One eludes the advances of a salacious man, stumbling into a bar where she encounters a man who just might capture her heart. This film was a masterpiece of the sound era. (Dir. Gustav Machatý, 1931, 85 min., Czech with English subtitles) Admission is free. Reservations are not required.