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Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies Film Series: ‘Velvet Terrorists’ (Czech Republic, 2013)
April 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blurring the borders between fact and fiction, heroism and stupidity, Velvet Terrorists is a film about minor and foiled terrorist plots against the Czechoslovak communist regime. The film focuses on three protagonists, whose tragicomic tales of resistance and resilience of human spirit celebrate small rebellious acts that forever changed their lives.
This screening is in Czech and Slovak with English subtitles. All screenings are free and open the public. This series is co-sponsored by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies; the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures; and Global Cinema Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.