Jan Palach

Watch "Jan Palach" this Tuesday at Violet Crown Cinema!

Tue, April 9, 2019 | 434 W 2nd St, Austin, Texas 78701

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jan Palach


Jan Palach - a Czech student, who burned himself in 1969 to protest the Soviet invasion to Czechoslovakia. An uncompromising young man who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the hopes of rousing the nation from lethargy. His name is known to everyone in the Czech Republic. The film tells the story of the last months of Palach’s life. It describes his path from an affectionate son, a devoted friend, a sensitive and thoughtful philosophy student before settling himself ablaze in protest.

Presented with English subtitles.

Presented as part of the 2019 Czech That Film series.

Czech Critics Choice Award for Best Film and nominated for the Czech Academy Award. Best Film 2018 - Czech Critics Choice
Top Grossing Film - 2018

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Sponsored by: Czech That Film, CREEES, Center for European Studies, PolkaWorks, Big Day Pictures

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