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Lions of Czech Film: 8 Heads of Madness

  • Avalon Theatre 5612 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20015 United States (map)

Lions of Czech Film: 8 Heads of Madness

Date: 08 August 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Venue: Avalon Theatre

The film "8 Heads of Madness" follows the life of the talented Russian poet Anna Barkova (1906-1976). She spent twenty-two years of her life in the Gulags, surviving thanks to her poetry, hope for better days, and passionate love for a woman named Valentina.

8 Heads of Madness | 8 hlav šílenství
Directed by Marta Nováková, 2017, 107 minutes, in Czech with English subtitles

Event Details:

Date/Time: August 8, 2018, at 8 pm

Location: Avalon Theatre
5612 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20015 

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Lions of Czech Film Series
This marks the 12th year of collaboration with the Avalon Theatre in presenting the Lions of Czech Film Series. This film series gives the Washington, DC, community an opportunity to view Czech films that are popular hits in Europe and have received numerous honors and awards at film festivals. Most of the films have received the prestigious Czech Lion Award, the Czech Republic's highest honor in film. The Lions of Czech Film Series offers an invaluable opportunity to see the best of Czech cinema in the nation’s capital.