September 12, 2013, 7:00 PM
West End Cinema will feature director Jana Chytilová's documentary The Plastic People of the Universe on September 12, at 7 pm. The documentary takes viewers inside the Castle, presenting an up close and personal portrait of the former President of the Czech Republic. The film also chronicles Havel’s first trips to European countries, the USA and the Soviet Union, as well as the first visits of Pope John Paul II and the Dalai Lama to the former Czechoslovakia. Examine a band that gave new meaning to the underground movement in the former Czechoslovakia and later jammed with U.S. President Clinton at the White House.
Photo courtesy of the Czech Center in Prague
The Plastic People of the Universe
Jana Chytilová, 2002, 74 minutes, Czech with English subtitles
Location: West End Cinema
2301 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037
(Entrance on 23rd Street)
Tickets are available at the West End Cinema box office or online at: www.westendcinema.com.