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[Event] A Tribute to Jiří Menzel

The Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok are organising a film screening and lecture in celebration of Czech director Jiří Menzel on 9 November, which is to be followed by a screening of Václav Marhoul's The Painted Bird (Nabarvené ptáče) on 10 November. 

Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University,
in collaboration with the
Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok,
cordially invites the interested public to attend a film evening held as

A Tribute to Jiří Menzel

with lectures on

“An Overview of Jiří Menzel’s Works”
(Katarzyna Ancuta)

&

“Menzel’s Adaptation of Bohumil Hrabal”
(Verita Sriratana)

and

Screening & Post-Screening Discussion of

Closely Watched Trains
Academy Award-winning Best Foreign Language Film in 1968

Date:
Monday 9 November 2020

Venue:
9th flr, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Building,
Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University

16.00-16.30 hrs
Registration

16.30-16.40 hrs
Welcome Remarks by Kunnaya Wimooktanon, PhD, Director of BALAC

16.40-16.50 hrs
Opening Speech: “My Menzel Memories” by Mr Aleš Vytečka, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok

16.50-17.05 hrs
“An Overview of Jiří Menzel’s Works” by Katarzyna Ancuta, PhD (BALAC programme)

17.05-17.20 hrs
“Menzel’s Adaptation of Bohumil Hrabal” by Associate Professor Verita Sriratana, PhD (Department of English)

17.20-19.00 hrs
Screening of Closely Watched Trains (1966)

19.00-19.30 hrs
Post-Screening Discussion

Discussants:
Ajarn Katarzyna Ancuta, PhD,

Mr Chai Skulchokchai (BALAC Student),

Mr Chayanin Nuamphummarin (English
Department Student)

Associate Professor Verita Sriratana, PhD (Moderator)

*Closely Watched Trains is suitable only for 15 years and older.

 

This event is open to the public. Registration is free of charge.

Walk-in registration is NOT available.

Please register online via https://forms.gle/wSMp2fNBcogz4X4dA by Thursday 5 November 2020
 

Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University,
in collaboration with the
Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok,
cordially invites the interested public to attend the
screening and post-screening discussion of

The Painted Bird (Nabarvené ptáče)

to be followed by
A Live Exclusive Conversation with Film Director, Václav Marhoul

Date:
Tuesday 10 November 2020

Venue:
9th flr, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Building,
Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University

16.00-16.30 hrs
Registration

16.30-16.40 hrs
Welcome Remarks by Associate Professor Suradech Chotiudompant, PhD, Dean of the Faculty of Arts

16.40-16.50 hrs
Opening Speech by His Excellency Mr Marek Libřický,
Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Kingdom of Thailand

16.50-20.00 hrs
Screening of The Painted Bird (2019)

20.00-20.30 hrs
Live Exclusive Conversation with Film Director, Václav Marhoul

Post-Screening Discussants:

Mr Kong Rithdee,

Ajarn Katarzyna Ancuta, PhD,

Mr Chayin Tengkanokkul (BALAC Student),

Ms Pattanun Arunpreechawat (English Department Student)

Associate Professor Verita Sriratana, PhD (Moderator)

*The Painted Bird is suitable only for 15 years and older.

**IMPORTANT NOTE: This film contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing due to the nature of its content**

This event is open to the public. Registration is free of charge.
Walk-in registration is NOT available.
Please register online via https://forms.gle/wSMp2fNBcogz4X4dA by Thursday 5 November 2020

For further information on both events, please email Verita.S@chula.ac.th