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Czech Center Museum Houston

Free Movie Night – Kolya

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 – Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
US/Central

Kolya (Czech: Kolja) is a 1996 Czech drama film about a man whose life is reshaped in an unexpected way. The film earned critical acclaim and won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing at funerals and painting tombstones. But he has run up a large debt, and when his friend, the grave-digger Mr. Broz, suggests a scheme for making a lot of money by marrying a Russian woman so that she can get her Czech papers, he reluctantly agrees. She takes advantage of the situation to emigrate to West Germany, to her lover; and leaves her five-year-old son with his grandmother; when the grandmother dies, Kolya must come and live with his stepfather - Louka.

Admission : Free

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Monday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Closed Sunday FREE last Monday of the month 12 - 4 pm
  • General Admission: $6.00 for a docent tour, $3.00 for children; Gift shop admission free

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Free parking beside and behind building and in lot behind museum.

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