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Diamonds of the Night, A Report on the Party and Guests

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Diamonds of the Night
Diamonds of the Night
Image courtesy of the National Film Archive, Prague
Diamonds of the Night
Diamonds of the Night
Image courtesy of the National Film Archive, Prague
A Report on the Party and Guests
A Report on the Party and Guests
Image courtesy of the National Film Archive, Prague
A Report on the Party and Guests
A Report on the Party and Guests
Image courtesy of the National Film Archive, Prague
A Report on the Party and Guests
A Report on the Party and Guests
Image courtesy of the National Film Archive, Prague
Diamonds of the Night
Diamonds of the Night
A REPORT ON THE PARTY AND GUESTS
A Report on the Party and Guests
A Report on the Party and Guests
A Report on the Party and Guests

Diamonds of the Night
A Report on the Party and Guests

(Jan Němec, 1964)
(Jan Němec, 1966)

Thu, Mar 6, 2014 7 PM

Moving freely between the present, flashbacks, and dreams, Němec’s debut feature Diamonds of the Night follows the escape of two young concentration camp prisoners through the woods of Sudetenland. (64 mins., 35mm) The absurdist and allegorical A Report on the Party and Guests follows picnicking bourgeois friends who are assaulted and inexplicably interrogated by a group of thugs. (70 mins., 35mm)

Josef Albers, Leaf Study IX, c. 1940Leaves on paper28 x 24 ¾ inches© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/ Artists Rights Society New YorkPhoto: Tim Nighswander/Imaging 4 Art

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