October 20, 2015, 7:00 PM
Bistro Bohem presents the love story of a princess and a robber’s son in director Karel Smyczek's film Ruffiano and Sweeteeth (Lotrando a Zubejda) as part of the Film and Beer Series on October 20, at 7 pm. In this tale filled with merry songs and wit, a notorious thief sends his only son Ruffiano to be educated by monks. On his deathbed, he requests that Ruffiano carry on the family “trade” of looting. However, Ruffiano’s pure heart finds no pleasure in such pursuits. He meets a woodsman and a band of foreigners that lead him down a path to the beautiful Sultan’s daughter, Sweeteeth, who has a mysterious illness. Can he cure her before it's too late? The film is based on the stories of Karel Čapek. Sip a delicious brew at Bistro Bohem while watching this beloved tale. (1997, 106 min., Czech with English subtitles)
Date: October 20, 7 pm
Location: Bistro Bohem
600 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
RSVP required: email@example.com | Admission is free!
Guests must arrive by 6:45 pm to keep their reservation.