Anna Geislerová, Martin Hofmann, Jirí Bartoska
Why We're Watching
‘Havel’ traces the irony and absurdity of Václav Havel’s metamorphosis from celebrated playwright to banned and jailed human rights activist to the president of Czechoslovakia. The film is a highly acclaimed look at a talented yet complicated man who stood up to Eastern Bloc rule and won, eventually leading the country he helped free from totalitarian governance. 14 Czech Oscar nominations and top grossing Czech film of 2020. *Texas premiere.