Film of the Week
February 14 - 20, 2011
A Low-level Flight
Soukromé století - Nízký let , Czech Republic, 2007, 52 min, Beta, Archive , IDF Video Library
A Low-level Flight is a story from the 1960s and 70s, following the relationship of Táňa and Václav, a fighter pilot in the Czechoslovak army. Táňa was captivated by Václav. He was an attractive, very determined and ambitious man. She accepted his career in the Czechoslovak army and often travelled with him during his study stays in the USSR. The relationship grew cold due to Václav's alcoholism and the marriage was over. Soon after, Václav's fighter pilot career ended by his tragic death.
A Low-level Flight will be among films included in screenings organized February 22 - 27, 2011 in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod by the Institute of Documentary Film and the Jihlava IDFF in cooperation with the Czech Centre Moscow. Click here for more details.