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Mythical Cinemas: The Lucerna, Praque

Mythical Cinemas: The Lucerna, Prague

Joël Farges / FR, 2015 / 52 min.

This documentary series takes us on a trip to mythical cinemas all over the world. Each of these cinemas has made an indelible impression on the history of its country and that country’s film history. This episode visits the Lucerna Theater in Prague, built by Vaclav Havel’s grandfather.

poster Mythical Cinemas
The Lucerna theater, in the heart of the new Prague, was built by Vaclav Havel, grandfather of the former president of Czechoslovakia. The Lucerna was the pinnacle of ‘New Art’. Vaclav Havel wanted his cinema to embody the Czech spirit and pride.

Details

Director

Joël Farges

Production year

2015

Country

FR

Original title

Cinémas Mythiques: Le Lucerna de Prague

Length

52 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

ENG or NONE

Format

DCP

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