27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Echoes of Ji.hlava in New York
In March 2023, already the 6th edition of the Echoes of Ji.hlava will take place in New York. From March 6-9, four outstanding films, presented during the 26th edition of the festival in October 2022, will be shown in in-person screening. All films will have its US premiere.
The Echoes will be opened by a double screening of 7:15 - Blackbird directed by Judith Auffray, awarded as the Best World Documentary Film 2022, and Deserters directed by Damir Markovina, awarded as the Best Central and East European Documentary Film and Best sound design. Next on the program will be Jana Ševčíková’s Those Who Dance in the Dark. The showcase will be winded up by the film Kunstkamera directed by Jan Švankmajer.
Bohemian National Hall
321 E 73rd Street
March 6 | 6:30 pm | 7:15 - Blackbird (dir. Judith Auffray, 2022, FR, 30'), Deserters (dir. Damir Markovina, 2022, HR, 44') | Curated and introduced by Josh Siegel, MoMA
March 7 | 7 pm | Those Who Dance in the Dark (dir. Jana Ševčíková, 2022, CZ, 77') | Curated and introduced by Jenny Miller, UnionDocs
March 9 | 7 pm | Kunstkamera (dir. Jan Švankmajer, 2022, CZ, 113') | Curated and introduced by Dale Dobson, Maysles Documentary Center
The films are subtitled in English. Admission is free of charge, visitors are asked to register in advance on the website of the Czech Centre New York.