Nordic Film Thursdays: JUHA – The Past and Present of Finnish Silent Film

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald Cinema and the distribution company CinemArt presents within the project Nordic Film Thursdays the cult Finnish film

JUHA (Finland, 1999, 78 min)

Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Writer: Juhani Aho
Stars: Sakari Kuosmanen, Kati Outinen, André Wilms, Elina Salo

IMDB page about the film

Finnish films of the silent era of the 1920s did not win international recognition. On the other hand the last silent movie of the 20th century, the cult film Juha by the director Aki Kaurismäki, has been praised all over the world. An unconventional Nordic Film Thursday will present Kaurismäki’s movie in the context of the pioneer period of Finnish film, especially of the work of the first distinctive personality of Finnish cinematography, the director Erkki Karu. The short lecture accompanied by rich visual material will be followed by the film screening.

In the original sound with Czech subtitles.
The lecture will be delivered in Czech.

Entrance: 110 CZK

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