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Diamonds of the Night

With this simultaneously harrowing and lyrical debut feature, Jan Němec established himself as the most uncompromising visionary among the radical filmmakers who made up the Czechoslovak New Wave.

Jan Němec Czechoslovakia, 1964
DCP, Blu-ray, DVD

Pearls of the Deep

A manifesto of sorts for the Czech New Wave, this five-part anthology shows off the breadth of expression and the versatility of the movement’s directors.

Jiří Menzel… Czechoslovakia, 1966
DCP, DVD

A Report on the Party and Guests

In Jan Němec’s surreal fable, a picnic is rudely transformed into a lesson in political hierarchy when a handful of mysterious authority figures show up.

Jan Němec Czechoslovakia, 1966
DVD