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GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: Such is Life

October 9, 2017
Title: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: Such is LifeVenue: National Gallery of Art / WashingtonCategory: FilmDate: 10.21.2017 - 10.21.2017Time: 14.45 hDescription: GREAT EXPERIMENTERS IN FILM: Such is Life On October 21, at 2:45 pm  [the National Gallery of Art will screen director Carl Junghans'  Such is Life (Takový je život) a portrait of working-class Prague, in the East Building Auditorium. The psychological drama follows the tragic story of a woman overwhelmed by everyday life and her abusive alcoholic husband, utilizing the power of close-ups and montage to tell the story. (Dir. Carl Junghans, 1929, 63 min., silent with English intertitles) Admission is free. Reservations are not required.