Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Czech Film: "VINYL GENERATION"

Tue, November 14, 2017 | Violet Crown Cinema

7:00 PM

VINYL GENERATION
VINYL GENERATION

To commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Czech Velvet Revolution, we will be screening Czech Revolution films at the Violet Crown in Austin!

 

The second film in this series is VINYL GENERATION: Generation X in Czech Alternative Culture, a story of art, revolution and vinyl...

 
Synopsis: In 1980s Communist Czechoslovakia an emerging generation took inspiration from alternative culture to create their own worldview, politics and eventually, a revolution. 25 years later, this unique generational perspective is explored for the first time. 
 
Crew highlights include 2x Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple as Executive Producer & Gary Griffin (Best  Cinematography Sundance 2005) as Director of Photography. The filmmakers' unique archive includes Lou Reed’s first concert in Prague (1990) and Frank Zappa’s (1991).
 
For tickets, click here. The trailer may be viewed here.

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